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Ask anyone in the larger art world about Trinidad and Tobago, and they will gladly inform you that Peter Doig is from there. Thank God for Peter Doig putting us on the art map. 

A few other names like Chris Cozier, or Che Lovelace, are familiar to the art world outside the tiny T&T context. But there are many more T&T artists for the world...

Thursday, April 3, 2014

I recently read an article where a visiting doctor commented “We are 30-40 years behind in treating autism.” The truth is we are 140 behind, not 40 years. The statistics in the US, show one in 65 boys are born autistic.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Autism, a behavioural and developmental disorder, affects boys in particular, and can be diagnosed from as early as two years of age. Signs of autism include repetitive and hyperactive behaviour, delayed speech and problems with socialising. 

 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Having been served with over 10,000 copies of the Ramadhar Constitution Commission Report “for free”, it may be expected that a reasonable reaction would be forthcoming from the citizenry to its contents since it was presented in December last.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Recently my relative came from the USA for a visit. He rented a car at the airport and was able to find his way into Port-of-Spain.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Two men holding public office are alleged to have perpetrated abominable actions of violence against women in the past few weeks. These incidents are symptomatic of a deep sickness that pervades T&T society at all levels.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

This is the first T&T Prime Minister with enough gumption to fire rogue ministers the moment they show their true colours. No make-believing nothing happened.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

As my wife and I attend mass on Sundays at our selected Roman Catholic Church, I note with concern that when I look around, it stands out to me that there is an absence of young people attending. The congregation consist mainly of grey-haired people, some with walking sticks, some with a walking...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

I feel quite sorry for the Prime Minister to have to face another scandal in her government. Following the misdeeds of Dr Ramadharsingh she was again faced with another hot potato with respect to the carrying on of Chandresh Sharma.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

I have read all that has been published about the new dog legislation. If I am correct, the dogs are to be separated into two main groups: the large dogs like pit bulls, group A, and the others, group B.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Why aren’t children thinking soberly? Forty years ago processed foods were less like drug mixtures and more like food. Today, processed food ingredient labels read like prescription drug labels. Are food additive drugs complicit in altering children’s brain chemistry?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Mr Sat Maharaj brought down fire and brimstone on Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh’s head, commanding the Prime Minister to fire him.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

In 1983 a committee was formed comprising calypsonians and interested people, to fight the piracy that was bleeding the art form. Thirty one years later piracy still flourishes.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The time has come to collect hard data in relation to the myriad of problems facing the school system in T&T. These problems include, but are not limited to, school violence, bullying, disobedience, disrespect, lying, narcotics and ammunition possession and general indiscipline.

Monday, March 31, 2014

The homeowners of the Crossings have been paying monthly management fees of $665 to Santa Rosa West Ltd since 2008.

Monday, March 31, 2014

So many good things happen in our lives that we accept and go merrily on our way. I must write about a recent happy experience I had with the Ministry of Legal Affairs,(MLA) situated at the Huggins Building on South Quay. 

 

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