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Gabrielle Hosein

Monday, February 19, 2018
Minshall mas was an iconic meeting of national colours, the red confined to the band’s massive banners while all else was the white of sailor mas combined with deep blackness of God’s omniscient eye.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Typical of Carnival for every one of her seven years, Ziya has been falling asleep hearing soca on loop through day and night, as loud as the chorus of crickets, frogs and barking dogs outside, but dr
Monday, February 5, 2018
There are some ways of wielding power that should end a political dynasty, for they are so cynical, manipulative and unethical that collective disgust should rise up with toppling momentum.
Monday, January 29, 2018
Last year’s politically-astute megahit touched a deep chord in people’s spinal cord.
Monday, January 22, 2018
Carnival has always been about negotiation of gendered and sexual power. Think of jamettes’ long confrontation with middle-class and religious expectations of respectability.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Comandantas from Mexico’s Zapatista Army for National Liberation (EZLN) recently called for a global gathering of rebellious women.
Monday, January 8, 2018
I got nuff respect for sustained contribution and commitment beyond a news cycle, for it shows when care is real.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Sans humanite” is our most identifiable cultural refrain, crossing centuries with its compelling, swaying echo of dark humour, stoicism, lament, and aspiration.
Sunday, December 24, 2017
I was wrapping Christmas gifts when I came across the BBC news story from November 3 on a “colossal ‘sea of plastic’ which stretches for miles” and was found floating in the Caribbean.
Monday, December 18, 2017
As terms concluded all over the country, parents sat through sweet, wonderful and interminable school and extra-curricular Christmas shows of various kinds.