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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...

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The red jerseys outside of the Parliament yesterday were not a complimentary shade of “PNM Red.”

Friday, October 6, 2017

Education has to play a very important part in transforming our economy to where we want it to be.

There is a book called Re-Inventing the Corporation, written in 1985 by John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

It was simply too good to be true. Finance Minister Colm Imbert’s budget presentation on Monday did not contain his usual smirk, arrogant and condescending demeanour. One former finance minister said that Imbert should be given an Oscar award for acting.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

When you Google the top producers of green house gases per capita, Trinidad and Tobago ranks pretty high—as high as the top ten in some years.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

By today, those with a serious interest in the country’s development—and not disingenuous partisan point-scoring—would have critically and constructively examined Monday’s proposed fiscal package for the year 2017-2018.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The Budget is here. The Budget is gone. The Budget is dead. Long live the Budget. It was, it is, never about the Budget. As President 45 says, it’s about deals. Taxes may go up. The middle class will bawl, drink and take Prozac.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The priority should not so much be to swear to protect Trinidad and Tobago from having to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to supplement the stock of foreign reserves; rather, the focus of the Minister of Finance in his budget should be to find ways and means to stimulate production...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

At the recent government’s “Spotlight on T&T’s Financial Circumstances,” part of the light fell on the devaluation of the T&T dollar.

Monday, October 2, 2017

More than one million architects and our organisations celebrate World Architecture Day 2017, as promoted by the International Union of Architects (UIA), today. The theme is “Climate Change Action.”

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Even as Chris Tambu Herbert implored us to “Remember your own thing comes first and charity begins at home” 30 years ago, his praise song to national pride opened by leaving room for loving other things.

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