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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...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The problem. Worldwide, only one in three babies is breastfed. Of those, 90 to 95 per cent start off breastfeeding exclusively, really breastfeeding, at birth. By six months, that figure drops to two per cent.

Monday, October 30, 2017

The podium was a platform for advocacy in common-sense style. Her walk to the microphone suggested frailties that come with age, but her words were tough talk from a tireless soldier still in the trenches.

Monday, October 30, 2017

This month, media in the United States told stories about two well-kept secrets: twenty years of long rumoured sexual predation of women in his industry by New York movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Every day we are reminded that transportation is at the heart of human and economic development. Yet, we are frequently stuck in severe bottleneck congestion which negatively impacts our productivity, health and arrival times.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The latest controversy to hit the local political scene has been the issue about whether or not the UNC ought to hold its internal elections for the post of political Leader earlier than scheduled.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Caricom and the wider Caribbean must now mount a case for compensatory support from the international community, especially the industrial world, those countries whose industrial gases and waste are despoiling the earth’s fragile climate balance and wreaking severe damage and destruction to the...

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Last week protracted rainfall led to severe flooding and what can only be described as a humanitarian crisis in various parts of Trinidad.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

The information revolution is as transformative to our being-in-the-world as capitalism and slavery were to the industrial revolution.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

In case Government had hoped that internal Opposition issues—and possible division—over the UNC’s leadership election might have yielded political dividends, no such luck. Yet.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Over the years, Trinbagonians have started pinching themselves over their complacent thinking that “God is a Trini.” In light of the severity of the natural disasters which have devastated the region this year, we should, instead, slap ourselves with the reality that we are very vulnerable to...