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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

We’ve been told that “they—Africans—came before Columbus.” However, the bulk of Africans subsequently arrived in less than auspicious circumstances and, as far as we know, were not welcomed to their “new homes” or, precisely, “holding bays” with enthusiastic cheers and/or blaring trumpets.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Now is not me who say so, is London 2012 Olympics...no lie. Olympic Committee are you listening? Patrick want to put several records held by local race walkers—Colvin Patrick, Bertrand Dufont, Libert Valentine and the venerable Lord Popo (Reginald Alphonse) under serious threat...

Monday, June 20, 2011

Last Tuesday evening my friend Jalaludin Khan invited me to chat with his tour guide class.

Monday, June 20, 2011

The manager in the well cut suit sitting opposite me in a sleek board room looked suspiciously near tears.

Monday, June 20, 2011

It is estimated that there may currently exist over 8,000 illegal migrants in Trinidad and Tobago.

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.

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