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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

An allergy is an abnormal reaction of the body to a tiny amount of a microscopic foreign substance, usually a protein.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The first time I met Kwailan La Borde I was struck with how petite she was, and I wondered how she had survived out there on that vast, treacherous sea that she had once made her home. Her book, Wind, Sea and Faith, tells that story.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Press conference time: “Ladies and gentlemen of the media, we’ve had our differences in the past and I hope you’ll give me hell every time that you think I’m wrong.” Believe it or not, thus spoke the late US President Richard Nixon who fought many a pitched battle with the US media and...

Monday, May 23, 2011

Last week, I was trying to get to Anguilla for a meeting, only to be told while transiting through Antigua that the Anguilla airport was closed. Apparently the air traffic controller was not feeling well that day.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Sixteen years back, Patrick Manning, the then prime minister of this country declared to thunderous applause that May 30 and the 150th Anniversary of the first arrivals of indentured labourers from India would be a public holiday called Indian Arrival Day.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Based on the media coverage and analysis of the apparent rapid growth of Chinese and other immigrants over the past decade, this column strongly suggests the Chinese immigrant community and migrants from other parts of the world ought not to be subjected to any form of hostility...

Monday, May 23, 2011

The Congress of the People (COP) faces a crucial test over the next few weeks. For the first time since its formation some four and a half years ago the position of political leader will be contested.

Monday, May 23, 2011

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times—we need to move away from this integrity trap contained in the Integrity in Public Life legislation.

Monday, May 23, 2011

As the issue of constitutional reform continues to attract much public interest and debate, one of the fundamental areas of debate that is emerging is the role of the individual Member of Parliament as a constituency representative.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Sport produces team spirit, determination and discipline. I learnt this during the one year spent at Belmont Boys’ Secondary School leading their chess team. I was initially taught the game by my older brother Andrew.

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