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My memory goes back to those school days when I would enter the school compound sometimes with my shirt a little outside my pants, shoe lace not tied properly or wearing the wrong colour socks. 

I would hear that stern voice calling me for an explanation concerning the way I looked. If I did not have a proper excuse it was either detention or the...

Thursday, April 17, 2014

At the eleventh hour at the end of September, 2013, Minister Ganga Singh declared a two-year moratorium on hunting, effective October 2013, without giving sufficient notice to hunters. Where was the justification to prove a scarcity of wildlife?

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Can we attach any significance to the resignation of a minister and an independent senator for alleged wrong-doing as a model which will be followed in this country? 

 

 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Politicians and citizens are reminded that T&T subscribes to the United Nations “Declaration on the Right to Development” defined as “an inalienable human right by virtue of which every human person and all peoples are entitled to participate in, contribute to, and enjoy economic, social,...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In all good conscience, I am compelled to take issue with the report which stated that the Head of The Child Protection Task Force Mrs Diana Mahabir-Wyatt does not believe that there is reason enough for an investigation into the death of Brandon Hargreaves, and by extension, The St Michael Home...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

We join the other contributors to the memory of Norman Girvan, a special Caribbean man, by relating personal encounters with him beginning almost 50 years ago.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tobago needs to stop talking and call a referendum for its independence from the unitary state now. The debate about Tobago’s internal self governance has been rhetoric since 1977 when the late ANR Robinson presented a motion on the idea.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

With no attempt at disrespect, I would gently wish that we take a second look at the opprobrium now being heaped on Bas’ head for daring to speak somewhat at variance with the many superlatives attached to the passing of ANR Robinson, going further with seeming indelicacy depending on where you...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Practically every job in the public service requires some sort of academic qualification and/or experience in the related field. Forgive my ridiculous examples but in this country or any country for that matter, you wouldn’t...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
On Saturday my precious little dog Jet, was mauled to death by two pit bulls, while I was walking her and my other dog in Diamond Vale. The pit bulls easily ran through an old rusted gate, rushed past me and viciously ripped into my small pompek.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The coalition’s partner, the TOP, was decimated in the THA elections, but Kamla stated that the PP did not lose. Jack Warner beat the UNC in the Chaguanas by-elections, but she still did not lose.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Where do we look for leadership in our nation?
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Yesterday at around 7.15 am, as I stood on the Priority Bus Route awaiting transport, I witnessed a Cepep crew confronting a vagrant who a few months ago moved into one of the bus shelters at Five Rivers Junction, Arouca.

Monday, April 14, 2014

The T&T Cycling Federation together with the Minister of Sports must come together and find suitable roads for cycling clubs of our nation to train. The Santa Cruz road heading into Maracas Bay should definitely be one of the roads where these cyclists should not train.

Monday, April 14, 2014

We have all heard stories of many people having obtained driving permits by helping a few individuals at the many licensing offices to "eat ah food' and skip taking any of the required tests. Then we go out and teach others to drive. God help us all. 

 

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Someone bearing the name Jamal Mohammed, and the face of the former communications officer of the PP Government, sent me a note on Facebook. The following is part of this note: 

 

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