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The thought of bringing children into this de­praved world used to give me pause. Three years of working in non-profits to support victims of sex crimes placed ten thousand nightmares into my mind’s eye. I have learned to eliminate that fear by fighting to make a difference.

The present state of our nation’s law enforcement apparatus leaves much...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

How absurd am I to want to be paid for something that’s my job. After all, I did the do and I brought a kid into the world. So I should toughen up and deal with it. Not so? Well no. Not so.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

T&T Guardian columnist Paolo Kernahan reported in his last column“A deluge of scorn for flood victims” appalling Facebook posts in the wake of last week’s disastrous flooding.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

I had an interesting response to my article, Solar Cells—not so green from a reader who calls himself a power engineer. He agrees with the conclusion of the article that T&T should not be about the manufacture of photovoltaic (PV) solar cells.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

I have been a paediatrician for over 40 years now and am often asked by parents what to do to develop their child’s mind. Most parents are confused by the number of advertisements advising them to give their child vitamins to do this.

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Bret floods were not caused by garbage and old fridges in our drains and rivers. It was caused by the stupidity, ignorance, corruption and arrogance of successive government over the last 50 years. Here are seven such instances:

Monday, June 26, 2017

I’ve been writing about Black men and boys a lot.

One, who walked into a room with several others seven years ago saying they wanted to be LGBT allies, told me he wants to write a newspaper column. So, as a sort of Take Our Sons to Work exercise, he’s writing this week’s with me.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Next to partying, Trinbagonians have a love affair with eating. It’s a mentality where having a full belly goes hand in hand with having a good time.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Last Thursday the Guardian highlighted the fact that Chief Justice Ivor Archie admitted to an error made in a press release from the Judiciary about the decision to restart some 53 cases in the Magistrate’s Court that were previously part-heard before Marcia Ayers-Caesar.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Governor of the Central Bank, Dr Alvin Hilaire, and his executive staff seem intent on ensuring that board members of local financial institutions meet the characteristics of being “fit and proper” people to take on the onerous responsibility of fashioning high quality corporate governance...

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Tropical Storm Bret was not unanticipated, it did not strike unexpectedly like a thunderbolt out of the blue.

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