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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Among the questions now bothering the public are (1) Was the Police Service Commission (PSC) constitutionally appointed with its full membership when it made its recommendations for Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner? Can there be a quorum from an incomplete Commission?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Someone asked recently, why I felt the need to speak about nakedness and the baring of the soul.

He wanted to know if I believed opening up about my mental ill health diagnoses had any benefits and why would anyone want to be tempted to do such a thing in our culture.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Imagine you employ professionals to determine the suitability of an area for construction of your home; they determine that it is 95 per cent unsuitable; they list all the reasons why and then you proceed to build the home anyway because you felt to and because this location was suitable to you...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Every year, at Panorama competitions, we hear the best steelbands in the world playing arrangements by the greatest arrangers on instruments blended by the leading pan tuners anywhere on the planet.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Several years ago I was commissioned as part of a two-person team to research and write a history of the Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society (TTCS).

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

There I was, trying to explain to some young people this weekend about Juvay after one of them asked me what section and band I was “marching” in and what costume I was going to wear.

Monday, February 5, 2018

The government of T&T, nearly 40 years ago, decided to commercialise the natural gas that was being flared as a waste product by the oil companies operating in the country.

Monday, February 5, 2018

There are some ways of wielding power that should end a political dynasty, for they are so cynical, manipulative and unethical that collective disgust should rise up with toppling momentum.

Monday, February 5, 2018

My New York readers recall how parts of our stories can vanish. How we need to stubbornly re-tell them. It’s the youthman at the end, who shifts the narrative, who’s disappeared again.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

It is a little over a week before we enter the annual Lenten season and it’s another opportunity for people to make all kinds of resolutions in the hope of turning around their lives to become more Christian-like.

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