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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, June 18, 2011

Stop living your life so foolishly
Engage with excess of vanity
Jah give us dominance so live uprightly
And fear Jah call that is the ones in deity
Each dream can be merry
But accept this reality
There’s a doubt that makes we so weary
...

Saturday, June 18, 2011

My pardner James, whose identity I must assiduously protect, since he is the only Aboud on the entire Supreme Court bench, used to crack me up with his very affectionate impersonations of his old Syrian-Lebanese grand uncles, who, like most new arrivals anywhere, learned English as a second...

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Who are you? Do you see yourself as perfect—always right and never wrong? Are you unknowingly trapped in a world of self-deception and denial? Do you sense that you can do much more with your life?

Friday, June 17, 2011

As a nation we cannot turn a blind eye to the fact that there is a crisis in schools throughout the country in terms of violence and indiscipline amongst students.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Last year, Indian Arrival Day was a mere six days following the general election and as a result it was not a good measure to ascertain the Government’s multiculturalism policy.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Everyone seems to agree that education is a good thing. To a point. Once it helps you to get a wuk, and, with no more effort than attending classes, makes society “better,” it’s great. But mention “book reading” and “think- ing” outside classrooms, and face does swell up.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

A letter writer to the newspaper last week said the time has arrived (with the internal elections of the Congress of the People—COP) for the party to return to the United National Congress (UNC); the desire being to bring harmony to the People’s Partnership (PP) inside and...

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

“Friday’s news reports of a vicious fight between schoolgirls of Barataria North Secondary School must strike a chord in all of us who are concerned about a growing breakdown in our civi-lised behaviour.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

We arrived back on Arrival Day. At least I thought it was Arrival Day. Despite it being another holiday we do not need, I was always a bit excited about Arrival Day.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Are the qualifications, experience and expertise of locals worth less than those of foreigners?

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