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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...

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The women of Trinidad and the Caribbean should be proud of 25-year-old Ronelle Laidlow. I would like to applaud Ms Laidlow on her brave and strong stand during this unfortunate ordeal she had to endure while doing her job.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Why is there all this fuss about Glenn Ramadharsingh resigning over behaviour he has admitted to and has subsequently apologised for?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

On March 21, someone lit a fire to burn a piece of land just north of the St Michael’s School for Boys on the Diego Martin Main Road.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The well-to-do are not thoughtless cogs in the wheel like the rest of society. They fire back intellectually when accused of crimes, unlike society’s common cogs. Politicians as well as the judiciary handle the well-to-do with reserved “protocols” for this reason....

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The level of violence and indiscipline in schools from children as young as 12 years old is of serious concern in a civil society. The resumption of corporal punishment in schools would mean nothing if discipline didn’t begin at home.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

It really must be Lent. Really! Because that is the time the devil is at his busiest. For who else would have conspired to have highly respected exemplars exhibit to the world how little we know of youth justice principles?

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Boy, this country is in a mess. The only solution is to hand the island back to England for a period of, say, five years so that they could deal with all these professional criminals.

Monday, March 24, 2014

WASHINGTON DC—The World Bank says more than 80,000 Jamaican citizens will benefit from improved services, basic infrastructure and targeted crime and violence interventions in 18 vulnerable inner-city communities as a result of a US$42 million project for integrated community...

Monday, March 24, 2014

The North Coast Primary Schools Games were held at Toco Secondary School’s grounds on March 16.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Where are the guns coming from? How did Marchanna Lavia’s 15 year-old relative get hold of a gun so that she could be accidentally shot and killed? Where did that gun come from? Where are the guns coming from? How are these youngsters getting a hold of these guns?...

Monday, March 24, 2014

Kudos for the excellent work done by the T&T Constitution Reform Commission for a non-compromising, honest and sagacious report after a nation-wide consultation campaign—a bright spot in the forward journey of our nation to restore the moral fabric of our society. On the contrary, it is...

Monday, March 24, 2014

As Minister in the Ministry of the People and Social Development, Vernella Alleyne-Toppin’s candid and impromptu remarks while speaking on the issue of infidelity at the Ministry’s recent forum “Commemorating International Women’s Day 2014: Equality for women is...

Monday, March 24, 2014

It is indeed a sad and sickening scenario when our nation’s tender children are subjected to abuse, more specifically sexual abuse. Tell me, what could these children have done in all their innocence to deserve this?

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Reply of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in T&T to the article Unrest in Venezuela...Professor sees PetroCaribe backlash, published in the T&T Guardian of February 26.

 

 

Sunday, March 23, 2014
Mark Searl

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