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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...

Monday, December 11, 2017

In a shooting with all the hallmarks of a bias crime, a well-loved trans woman, a performer, an HIV worker, a community advocate, was murdered Tuesday. Sasha Fierce she chose to be called.

2017 Murder Victim #465. It is a pain virtually no one in the nation is spared.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Laventille is an experience. Laventille is not a depressed community, but it is necessary to change the mindset of some people,” said the Hon Fitzgerald Hinds, Parliamentary Representative for Laventille West and Minister in the Office of the Attorney General.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Corruption respects no borders. Unchecked it spreads like cancer. In Britain we have suffered it. Like Trinidad and Tobago we are an island but corruption is transnational and doesn’t see borders as barriers. It runs counter to our shared human values.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Fake news’ is a label popularised internationally by Donald Trump, president of the United States of America. It is often used to describe news that is fabricated by the media or such person reporting the news.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

It wasn’t unexpected.

Friday, December 8, 2017

The Cuba Embassy here in the Trinidad and Tobago celebrated Cuba-Caricom Day on Tuesday. The day celebrates the historic and traditional relations between Cuba and several Caribbean countries, as well as the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Trinidad and Tobago.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Of all the challenges, worries, uncertainties and fears our people face on a daily basis, crime is by far the worst. RAMPAGE screamed the headline of this newspaper in last Tuesday’s edition, as the country recorded 16 murders in 96 hours.

Friday, December 8, 2017

I have been following Mr Nikoli Edwards as he outlined his frustrated efforts to speak with Dr Keith Rowley since he was invited to submit his proposals on youth development just after one of the Conversations with the Prime Minister.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

How should the Korean peninsula issue be resolved? The situation is often compared to a chicken game in international politics between North Korea and the international community, including the United States and South Korea as main actors.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Buying toys is like giving candy, it serves no real purpose other than momentary joy. It’s a childhood habit that will stay with children all through their adulthood and the priority it’s given by parents now, will set the tone for where they fall as our children grow into adults.

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