Vernon Khelawan

August 8, 2019

A Cuban visit

When Ian Corbie, my travel consultant first spoke about a trip to Cuba, I was hesitant. It was a poor, communist Caribbean country populated mostly with […]
July 19, 2019

Remembering a good ‘St Josephian’, Fr Hugh

Three weeks ago, we buried one of our favourite, homegrown priests. Fr Hugh Joyeau was born in Trinidad’s first capital of St Joseph almost 70 years […]
June 28, 2019

Virtues not in vogue

How you treat your senior citizens is a reflection of the society in which you live. The criminal element has generally lost all respect or sympathy […]
June 19, 2019

It takes all kinds for parishes to live

There is still a strong belief among Roman Catholics in Trinidad and Tobago that you can buy your way into heaven. But God doesn’t deal in […]
June 14, 2019

Dads, be there for your children

Today is Father’s Day and it’s celebrated in much the same vein as Mother’s Day. Family gatherings and luncheons with the requisite drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) […]
June 6, 2019

Not seeing the light at Point Galera

It did not take too much encouragement from this group to spend a do-nothing weekend in Rampanalgas (near Toco). There was no television and no newspapers, […]