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February 12th, 2020
Mary Prince, our Caribbean Heroine

Thomas C. Famous

Like many others of my age, we were never taught the full story of Caribbean or African History.

We all grew up fully believing, to different degrees, whatever we were taught in school.

Basically, European History. Specifically, British History.

January 30th, 2020
My hero Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE

Thomas C. Famous

“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling onward through the night.”- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

January 17th, 2020
The Crown

Thomas C. Famous

“Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.”

Winston Churchill

January 9th, 2020
Our Hometown

By Thomas C. Famous

"Now Main Street's whitewashed windows and vacant stores

Seems like there ain't nobody wants to come down here no more

They're closing down the textile mill across the railroad tracks

Foreman says these jobs are going boys and they ain't coming back

To your hometown

Your hometown"

Bruce Springsteen.

December 27th, 2019
2020 Choices

Thomas C. Famous

In the blink of an eye it will be 2020. Some will claim it as a new decade whilst others will say 2021 is the start of a new decade. Putting aside the semantics, it will be a new month and new year.

December 15th, 2019
What you doing here Mehson!

By Thomas C. Famous

“What you doing here Mehson !!” “When you leaving Mehson??”

Two questions, usually said in the same breath, usually asked by almost every friend and family member, whenever they saw me in Tortola.

December 12th, 2019
Regional Roundup- Part I

Thomas C. Famous

In an effort to keep persons in the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora informed of pertinent issues, today we will have the first in a series of Regional Roundups.

September 20th, 2019
Climate Change is real

Thomas C. Famous

There are those who deny Climate Change is real. So, let's take a slight walk down memory lane.

September 10th, 2019
'Our People'

Thomas C. Famous

There has, unfortunately, always been a certain element in Bermuda that has constantly attempted to tell us that we are not a part of the Caribbean and as such, we should have nothing to do with "those people".

August 23rd, 2019
#BVIStrong

Thomas C. Famous

"Welcome to the Virgin Islands, welcome home," said Immigration Officer Brodie, as I arrived at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island in the Virgin Islands.

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