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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...

Sunday, June 19, 2011

The week that has passed was titled Caribbean Investment week.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

As I commented to Dr Tim Gopeesingh on a flight last weekend, if you remove the word “disrespect” from the language and lexicon of the head honchos of the Tobago House of Assembly, it seems they would have nothing left to say.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

The row that erupted last weekend between Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and the Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), Orville London must be understood in the context of a long struggle over a period of 35 years for greater autonomy for Tobago and the neglect of the...

Saturday, June 18, 2011

This past week has been one of peaks and troughs, ending though with a triumph of the human spirit even in the face of relentless despair. The saga of the past week began with a phone call from Kelton Thomas.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

At first glance on Tuesday, it seemed the House of Representatives was still in operation. MPs Prakash Ramadhar, Stacy Roopnarine, Winston Peters and Vernella Alleyne-Toppin were present in the Senate, “guesting” to reply to Opposition questions on the agenda.

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
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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.

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