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“CABINET BOOTS” – by Eusi Kwayana – regarding banned calypsos

CABINET BOOTS –  by Eusi Kwayana

Dear Editor,

The reported banning of the year’s calypsos, or some of them from the government’s radio station or radio and TV stations  is a denial of freedom of expression in art. I had the pleasure of listening to De Professor. [see calypso link below]. I wonder what most frightened the government in it. I ask myself: Is this a rumour?  Can it be true? This is not the police now. This is cabinet rank. ”

Who appointed anybody in the Cabinet to decide these things?

Some two years ago, or less, when the columnist Freddie Kissoon described the PPP/C regime as fascist, I said to myself, ”Hello.”    Continue reading