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The song reached number two on the UK Charts and number one in the US. Although the song has lost popularity, its message remains relevant up to today. I recently recalled this song having regard to the unfolding of certain events.

On the international stage countries fight wars ultimately for world dominance. At a national level, politicians and...

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Many people in T&T know how to preach, but very few know how to make an argument. Indeed, most people believe preaching IS an argument.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Water is vital for the survival of the 37.2 trillion cells in the human body, as 65 per cent to 70 per cent of the human body is made up of water.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Continuous enhancement of the take that developing countries, T&T included, receive from multinational corporations (MNCs) for utilisation of their mineral and other resources has been ongoing over the last 150 years.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Once, when I was waiting in the mall for my wife to finish shopping, I went with my son Kyle, who was then about 20 months old, to the games arcade so he wouldn’t be bored. There was one of those race car games that wasn’t working so I sat him down there.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

One of the noticeably absent voices from the usual Opposition chorus in Parliament yesterday was Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Easter four-day weekend celebrated many traditions among both the pious, and their polar opposites, the damned. Some hapless donkeys, otherwise minding their own business, were drafted into Palm Sunday commemorations.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Our data reveal that over seventy per cent of the murders that took place in T&T in February and March 2017 involved guns. Then, there are other crimes where the gun is used like wounding, robber, larceny, and importantly, in the colossal drug trade.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Ziya’s teachers have started suggesting that I invest more in her focus on school work and a routine of revision. She’ll need this in order to not experience Junior 1, next year, as an overwhelming leap in demands, pressure and material to be covered.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In recent times, I have had cause to ask myself whether there is any relation between objectivity, impartiality and competence in journalism. I reckon that whilst journalists would have a constant fight for press freedom, they also have to weigh and respect an individual’s right for privacy.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Listening to Prof Patrick Hosein’s professorial lecture last Thursday night at UWI, St Augustine, I found myself alternating between irrational exuberance and cynical disgust.

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