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The song reached number two on the UK Charts and number one in the US. Although the song has lost popularity, its message remains relevant up to today. I recently recalled this song having regard to the unfolding of certain events.

On the international stage countries fight wars ultimately for world dominance. At a national level, politicians and...

Sunday, January 16, 2011

 As Anil Roberts, Minister of Sport, prepares to launch his campaign to remove Winston Dookeran as Political Leader of the Congress of the People (COP), there are some in the party who view that as a very positive development, while there are others who think that it will harm the party. ...

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Kaleidoscope of colours
That you bringing me
You freaking out my energy
I’m losing and you’re making me low low low
Don’t know what to do about it
You and I can’t live without it
All I wanna do is just go go go

Saturday, January 15, 2011

I’ve been thinking a lot about tourism given the flurry of criticism online about the Tourism Ministry’s current visit to India, but more in the context of my recent trip to New York City in the US.

Friday, January 14, 2011

There continues to be a proliferation of well-meaning anti-crime initiatives just focusing on crime itself. This would not solve the crime problem. It would only be solved when we begin to address the root causes of crime.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

 For a moment this morning, doing the crossword, I forgot how to spell “medieval”.

Friday, January 14, 2011

It is against this background that I would like to examine Harris’s contention—meant to be complimentary—that Sir Ellis was the last of the great Afro-Saxons of the 20th century.

Friday, January 14, 2011

 Who is a Hindu? Vedic seers refer to Bharat (India) as “Sapta Sindhu Bhoomi.” The seven rivers the Vedic seers were referring to are: Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Saraswati, Narmada, Sindhu, and Kaveri. There could be many definitions and versions of what is Hinduism.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

There are undoubted strains and tendencies driving the People’s Partnership toward schism and for many a reason.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

I regret I was not in Trinidad to share in the national grief when Sir Ellis Clarke died. My visit to Ghana over the past two weeks prevented me from attending his funeral. Michael Harris described Sir Ellis and those of similar ilk as Afro-Saxons.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Who are the kingpins in the drug and gun trades? Who are these untouchables? Who has and continues to penetrate the public and private sector institutions seeking to reinforce a narco democracy? Who are these slave masters and who are the slaves?