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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...

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Raging fire in my soul
Burning through this wicked world
Showing us the way out of Babylonia
Fire fire in my soul
Burning through the evil world
Showing us the way to the higher kingdom

—Hosanna, Andre Tanker

Saturday, April 16, 2011

The flu which Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was suffering from earlier in the week, must have gone into remission after 3.10 pm yesterday in the House of Representatives.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

He had a lot to prove after having wrested the leadership of the Public Services Association (PAS)  from Jennifer Baptiste-Primus, his nemesis, who it seems will not go away.

Friday, April 15, 2011

There are many things in need of reform and which require upgrade and perhaps before we embark on big plans we ought to address a very fundamental question: If we are not starving for ideas, and clearly we are  not, because raw talent abounds in our nation, why does it take so...

Friday, April 15, 2011

In today’s article I want to address the challenging issue of the development of morality in our youth against a backdrop of the much talked about youth indiscipline in our homes, schools and the wider society.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Two Fridays ago, in sympathy with the children who, three Tuesdays ago, sat the Secondary Entrance Assessment examination, I began an SEA sample test.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Sometimes I don’t understand why so many false dichotomies pervade the thinking of my compatriots, Africans as well as Indians. If I write about how East Indians think (I call it an Indian narrative), I am accused of being racist.

Friday, April 15, 2011

The African continent is separated from the sub-continent of India by the Indian Ocean. Long before the invention of modern navigational ships and equipment, there has been exchange of peoples and ideas between Africa and India.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

As social spasms grip the Middle East, as the thirst for energy continues unabated, as Mother Nature casts out her burdens of man's indiscretions, and as nations scramble to assert themselves politically and economically, diplomacy has emerged as a vital tool in global affairs.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Populist political awakenings and continuing economic turmoil are writ large (if you excuse the cliche) across the world today.

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