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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...

Monday, February 7, 2011

 India is the largest democracy in the world and continues to grow despite the predictions of the demons of gloom and doom. It is an ancient land of mind-boggling cultural diversity and plurality; an “eternal India juxtaposed against the India of today” as indicated by High Commissioner Malay...

Monday, February 7, 2011

What we need in Trinidad and Tobago is a revolution: a reading revolution. We need to throw aside the shackles of those confining tests: SEA, CXC—whatever—and liberate young thinkers.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

This has been an interesting and important week for the country. The Prime Minister not only apologised to the nation for the decision to make Reshmi Ramnarine Interim Director of the SSA, she also took responsibility for it.

Monday, February 7, 2011

On the outskirts of Cairo, desert sand blowing into my eyes, last winter I had a proposal of marriage from Abdul.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Many tourism stakeholders here in Trinidad and Tobago have a pessimistic outlook. Is it that stakeholders have good reason to be frustrated?

Sunday, February 6, 2011

“You need to snap out of your Caribbean mindset,” a co-worker said to me.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

There is a seething, simmering type of anger and rage which is bubbling, sputtering and fermenting beneath our society’s thin veneer of friendliness, tolerance and civility.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Is there really a ‘War on Crime’ in Trinidad and Tobago? To whom is this war directed? Or is this the often used and abused mantra to pacify the population at a time when the murder rate has climbed to approximately fifty by the end of January?

Sunday, February 6, 2011

In last week’s Sunday Guardian, Robert Mayers, a Deputy Political Leader of the Congress of the People (COP), assessed the People’s Partnership as “No change. Just exchange.”  This caught many persons by surprise including COP party faithful.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

We come to start it
We come to wake it up
We come to spark it
We come to shake it up
We come to blaze it
We come to light it
We come to start it
Bring yuh love and come
—Start It, 3 Canal

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