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In the past week I remembered a scene from the popular Christmas comedy, Home Alone. In the first movie, which was undoubtedly the best of the series thus far, everyone was busy packing their stuff as they were about to travel on a Christmas trip. Little Kevin (the main star) is questioned by his sister as to why he was worried, after all, their mommy...

Friday, November 24, 2017

This past week in international news, video footage emerged showing an auction of young men being sold into slavery for as little as US$400.

Friday, November 24, 2017

On October 21, 2015, almost six years after the UNC changed leadership, a press release was issued by the General Secretary of the UNC, Dave Tancoo, stating that the National Executive met and decided the internal elections would be held on December 5, 2015, for all 18 positions on the party’s...

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Washington, DC—Health services can take specific steps to respond to violence against women and help prevent its future occurrences, if they are equipped with the tools and training they need.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

In our house, the five-second rule extends to somewhere near five days; if it looks good to eat, then go right ahead.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

During the course of my work on freedom of expression and freedom of the press, I have more than once, rather controversially, wished those who hope to restrict free expression on the internet “all the very worst luck in the world.” I had cause to do so again on two recent occasions.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

On this day fifty-four years ago, John F Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America, would leave the White House and never return. Less than 24 hours later he would be dead, struck down while campaigning in the city of Dallas, Texas.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Some years ago I wrote, “driving back to the beach house, after reading the ‘morning papers,’ the elderly gentleman from Preysal seated next to me, looked out at the lush, green fields, sighed and said quietly, ‘Look at that, nuh!

Monday, November 20, 2017

You haven’t encountered gangster until you’ve met the Indo-Caribbean grannies of Toronto’s Jane and Finch area.

Monday, November 20, 2017

I hope somebody deals with that,” Angela Davis mused from the stage.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

The need for “historical justice” is one significant element largely missing from the reportage and commentary on the Chaguaramas land distribution contention that first surfaced towards the end of the 2010-2015 UNC administration.

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