Trinidad & Tobago: Farewell, Lloyd Best

Nicholas Laughlin pays tribute to Caribbean intellectual Lloyd Best, who passed away on March 19: “We will desperately miss–because we desperately need, now more than ever–his hard-won but lightly worn knowledge, his insight, his optimism, his humour, his integrity. No one has understood the Caribbean better, and few have lived so selflessly.

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  • Christopher McMaster

    5th April 2007
    We all killed Lloyd the way we kill originality, truth and probity at every public and private level. Perhaps now we can begin to IMPLEMENT some of his ideas. We have the money and the capacities yet I know that we will ponder, discuss and delay rather than begin. Still, I live in hope.

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