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It seems we have a new word for plagiarism—it’s called “sampling.” So KI (Kris Persad) “sampled” Jab Gori Ne from the 2000 Bollywood movie Bulandi, called it Same Gyul Twice and won the Chutney Soca Monarch (CSM) in 2016.

In 2012, he “sampled” Dekhta Hai Tu Kya from the 2008 Bollywood movie Krazzy 4 and came up with Single Forever, another winning...

Saturday, November 12, 2016

How wonderful it would be if we as Trinidadians and Tobagonians would try our best to live out our beautiful watchwords, “Together we aspire together we achieve.” The key word, and that which I love the most, is that word “together” for when it is put into practice the sky is the limit and there...

Saturday, November 12, 2016

I was heartened and relieved to read an article on page 10 of Thursday’s T&T Guardian publication, that there will be an effort to begin pothole repair across the country. This has been long overdue, as our roads are deteriorating rapidly. 

Friday, November 11, 2016

Two weeks ago, an artificial intelligence system, MogIA, predicted that Donald Trump would be victorious in the USA Presidential election. That was largely disregarded due to the mainstream media’s affinity to polls, which were all mostly inaccurate. 

Friday, November 11, 2016

There was shock and disbelief among the Trinidadian and Caribbean community as Donald Trump won Tuesday’s election to become the 45th President of the United States.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Donald Trump has emerged victorious in what was considered a nail-biting election finish. The American electorate has spoken and as with all other democratic operations the decision must be respected. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Donald Trump has been elected President of the USA. He defeated Senator Hillary Clinton who had too much baggage. No party normally gets three consecutive terms. Barack Obama had two.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Although president-elect Donald Trump undoubtedly remained an unconventional and controversial presidential candidate throughout his campaign, it is likewise undeniable that he always proved himself as someone who could be for the people. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

This is an appeal to the ministry charged with the responsibility for disbursement of funds to our students studying abroad on scholarships. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Once again the people of T&T flipped the political coin on September 7, 2015, and chose the option that appeared right.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

As America, and indeed the entire world wind down from what has no doubt been a contentious and hotly-antagonised Presidential race, it may be useful to consider the after-effects of such a race against the backdrop of overarching socio-economic, political, historical and cultural issues and...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Hillary Clinton is likely to win the American elections, or so the pundits seem to suggest, despite the continuing public outcry against her untrustworthiness and her being a compulsive liar, her extreme “carelessness” with respect to classified material, her denials of the “pay for play”...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

I am angry, very angry. Why? 

Because an innocent wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs Sally-Ann Cuffie, had her hands seriously damaged by a scratch bomb which was thrown into her car recently. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The US elections takes place today. How can we explain Mr Trump’s popularity?

When I was in New York in early 2016, I saw a sign, “Give me one dollar or I will vote for Trump.” I took notice. We elect the leaders who are like us. We get what we deserve.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Well, maybe I just don’t understand the logistics of the situation. According to Minister Imbert, the citizens may have to pay more for gas next year and the public servants have to work with “0-0-0” salary restraint.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Recently there has been a sort of “war” between regular large boat owners and a party boat operator in Turtle Bay on Monos Island. The owners have been for years tying their boats on weekends onto some wooden pilings abandoned by the Americans since world war two.

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