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Monday, October 3, 2011

If we really want to solve the crime problem, we will have to seriously examine how we educate our children in T&T. It’s time we take a serious look at what is lacking in our children’s education, beginning with how we teach English language and English literature.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

I have been invited to attend another workshop on Anti-Corruption Measures in Marrakesh, Morocco, in October 2011. It is an opportunity that I have embraced although the time taken to actually arrive in this country is long and exhausting.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Like any year, in 2011, some of my friends moved up ‘North’ to help ensure what they perceive to be ‘better’ educational opportunities for their children.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

The Syrian/Lebanese community here is tiny yet has a disproportionately huge impact on this country, employing thousands, engaging in every area of public life, despite the fact that many of the early immigrants here arrived with nothing except the shirt on their backs.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

With rapt attention, this columnist read and examined the honourable Prime Ministers’ comments on her biggest mistake thus far in her 16-month-old People’s Partnership administration, relative to the short-lived appointment of former strategic services agency head, Reshmi...

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Eric Williams, the distinguished scholar, statesman and long-serving prime minister of Trinidad & Tobago would have been 100 years old this year. A number of conferences commemorating the date are being held in many places.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

President Obama who is the single best advertisement for Blackberry (note how they cut back tremendously on their advertising since he has been in office), is probably also the poster child for just how plugged in and connected we are as a species.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

As the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Eric Williams was celebrated last Sunday there was an opportunity to reflect on the man and his ideas. Two early dominant anti-colonial political thinkers on Caribbean issues were Eric Williams and CLR James.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

My name is Michael Nanton and I invented the game of “Off the Bridge”. I lived in St Ann’s with my parents for 24 years, got married, lived across the bridge in Cascade for 31 years. Now I’m in Santa Cruz.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

I want you to know that I am the man
Who fight for the right
Not for the wrong
Going here, I’m growing there
Helping the weak against the strong
Soon you will find out the man I’m supposed to be

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