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Monday, August 8, 2011

There are, quite obviously, a lot of questions concerning the Caribbean Airline (CAL) crash in Guyana in the early hours of Saturday morning that can’t and won’t be answered until the investigation by the American National Transport and Safety Board is concluded.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

For the past week, there has been the vexing issue of whether or not the various trade unions will go on strike. The discussions are ongoing. The workers, for their part, insist that increased wages are critical for their survival.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Now that I know that my next contract will take me back to London in a matter of days, I find myself again comparing the UK market to the Caribbean.

Monday, August 8, 2011

The independent investigation into the over radiation of cancer patients between January 9 and June, 2010, at the Brian Lara Cancer Treatment Center (BLCTC) can take months.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Over the past three decades, bogus schools, degree mills and unaccredited institutions have mushroomed into billion dollar transnational businesses.

Monday, August 8, 2011

From the Reshmi fiasco to the T&TEC shocker, to the now emerging ODPM debacle, there is urgent need to look closely and carefully at the qualifications or purported qualifications of those offering themselves for public service.

Monday, August 8, 2011

As the showdown between the Government and the joint trade union movement continues, what is emerging is the attempt to forge a labour movement which is based on class consciousness and class struggle.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Gone are them days
When we loved each other
Gone are them times
When we were together
No more smiling face
No more warm embrace
In my home I’m like a stranger.

—Gone are the Days, Lord Shorty

Saturday, August 6, 2011

A mercurial turn of events last Saturday quite suddenly landed Government with new and unexpected challenges.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

I have always been made uncomfortable by the spontaneous applause which generally erupts upon landing of Caribbean Airlines aircraft in Trinidad.

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