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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, January 31, 2011

 Last week I was invited to give a private sector perspective on the priority areas for Aid for Trade and how aid from the international community can be more effectively utilised by the region.

Monday, January 31, 2011

The human rights plight of documented and undocumented foreigners detained for indefinite periods of time at the Immigration Detention Centre, at Aripo must raise particular concerns at the Ministry of Justice.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Two Fridays ago in the House of Representatives the Minister of National Security, Brigadier John Sandy, told the House that Reshmi Ramnarine, who had just been appointed Director of the Strategic Services Agency, “has nine years experience in the organisation and is a graduate of the University...

Saturday, January 29, 2011

House Speaker Wade Mark may never put on weight if he continues to get the type of exercise he got during yesterday’s House of Representatives session.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

We so amazed
We get back de stage
So give we a wave
We taking advantage
On the stage
Dem gyal on de stage
For two days
We head for the stage
To turn a new page
We cannot behave
Stage or the grave

Saturday, January 29, 2011

The break-in which I experienced at the a hotel last week Friday was perhaps one of at least 20 occurring nationwide the very moment those bachac were crawling across my seats and rummaging through my personal belongings.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

I unequivocally and comprehensively agree with the views expressed in the letter titled “Oh, for some relief from the loud music,” published on Tuesday.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Within every human lies a moral spirit that confers on us our divinity and makes us all children of God. It blesses us with a conscience that helps us to distinguish between right and wrong. It makes us feel guilty or shameful when we have done something wrong.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

The first official commission of enquiry into the 1990 attempted coup began this week, only 21 years after the event; by Trinidadian standards, that qualifies as an instant replay.

Friday, January 28, 2011

One year ago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar was elevated to the leadership of her party. In May of last year, she was elected Prime Minister of the country. Since then her judgment has been decidely questionable.

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