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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The chaos on the western peninsula on July 3 brought back memories to me that span 25 years, during which time I have served as a priest in three different parishes.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Dear graduates, please understand that the future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Medical news on children keeps arriving fast and furious, quite a bit faster than the traffic from the all-day Flugtag street fete that stretched from Chagua-ramas to St James, with young drunken Trinidadian men drinking and jumping up in the road while giving people unasked advice on how to...

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Last week, as reported in the international news media, history was made as an artificial windpipe was developed and transplanted into a patient. It was also reported that artificial arteries were being manufactured.

Monday, July 11, 2011

According to a recent news report, “The UN court trying suspects of the 1994 Rwanda genocide found a female former government minister and her son guilty of war crimes and gave both life sentences, marking the first time a woman has been convicted of genocide.” Incidentally, Pauline...

Monday, July 11, 2011

It is not difficult to capture the essence of an era. All you really have to do is close your eyes and picture what’s going on around you or, better yet, stand in the middle of events and soak them all in like a sponge. Many great writers do that.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Prior to discussing the international human rights obligations of the Immigration Detention Centre, Aripo, it is critical and in the interest of the public to note the increasingly disturbing signals enunciated by former minister of Energy, Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan in an interview with the T...

Sunday, July 10, 2011

I like the Congress of the People (COP) political party, they are just like the West Indies cricket team...comedians. Now is not me who say so is Town say so...no lie.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Why do I go on and on about tourism? The answer is that in the Caribbean, tourism is everything. It is the biggest generator of income and the biggest employer. Even oil-rich Trinidad has energy, manufacturing and service sectors that are heavily dependent on regional markets.

Monday, July 11, 2011

One moment of my television career that people, especially women, comment on periodically took place when I was considerably younger. I told a health minister on national television on an early morning current affairs show not to call me “sweetheart”.

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