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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, December 4, 2010

It seemed to have been showbiz week in the House of Representatives in recent days. More than the usual amount of showing (and telling) that is. For instance, while “m.....

Saturday, December 4, 2010

When I read the stories in the newspapers of another family having lost a loved one at the hands of murderous bandits in this country, I find myself struggling to contain a strong physiological reaction which can only be described as heightened nausea.

Friday, December 3, 2010

In the rest of the world, life imitates art; in Trinidad, life imitates parody; but not well. On Sunday, with much fanfare (“fanfare” being a kinder description than, “with much blowing of its own trumpet”), AIMtt was launched.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Dr Eric Williams, first Prime Minister of T&T, on the occasion of the Independence Youth Rally at the Queen’s Park Oval on August 30, 1962, stated in his address: “I have given to the nation as its watchwords Discipline, Production, Tolerance, they apply as much as to you...

Thursday, December 2, 2010

What does the president of a country do when he is asked to break the law? He responds firmly and comes down on the side of the law knowing that political leaders are always more concerned about gaining partisan advantage than respecting the laws they were elected to uphold.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The opportunity exists to create an electronic media institution (state-owned media—and that means owned by all of the people and institutions) that will achieve the highest standards of broadcast journalism.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Think of the children who have died because their parents made the wrong choices and placed them under the hood of a death sentence. Think of the children who are orphans because their parents died from Aids—both parents.

Monday, November 29, 2010

You can bet your life that I’m going to suggest the best possible Christmas gifts of all: books. Giving the gift of books opens up a whole new world of experiences for those people on your Christmas list.

You would swear that Fazeer was “realigned” over a year ago. We cookin’ with gyas now so try to keep up.

The expression “Jahaji bundle” has found its way on the political platform in T&T. It was politician Jack Warner who immortalised the phrase in an internal political upheaval in the United National Congress (UNC).

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