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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Standing on a bridge, I was looking across the river Thames at the Houses of Parliament (gothic, statuesque over this city 900 years after it was built as a palace for Edward the Confessor) when my eyes were drawn to what looked like a slow moving arc of train tracks in the sky.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

In recent times, I have had to defend the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) against unwarranted and unnecessary attacks.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

For PNMites at Thursday’s Senate, the conversation was less about Public Administration Minister Marlene McDonald’s hypoglycaemia bout that day and more about proposed district criminal and traffic court law.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Eid Mubarak to all Muslims. Let us hope that Caribbean people shall soon be able to recognise Islam for its contribution to world civilisation and cease being prejudiced against the majority of the faithful because of the actions of other Muslims.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

“You always hearing about diversification, diversification. It’s an annoying word. Because some people are still making $25 a week writing in newspapers and writing columns about diversification. Annoying.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

From time to time we have lamented the persisting decline in productivity in this country, which is an issue in both the public and private sectors. Productivity is generally defined to mean measurable quantitative or value output per unit of labour input over a specific period of time.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

With the recent passing away of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade due to suicide, depression and other mental health issues have been trending on social media.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

By themselves, substantial trade surpluses—facilitated by single market conditions involving our Caribbean neighbours—establish T&T as a net beneficiary of the Caricom process.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Like a child playing with their favourite toy, Trinbagonians have become obsessed with the contemporary socio-economic term “the 1%”.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Driving through Normandy some years ago, we saw a group of cows in a field and, as Trini cars are wont to do, slowing down going uphill or accelerating at a red light, the car stopped by itself. We jumped out to macco! Think Normandy, you think! Cows, creamy, white milk, soft cheese. Look!

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