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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...

Saturday, August 27, 2016

I have often heard that we need to close off the borders where illegal arms and ammunition are concerned. 

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Over the last ten years I have been writing about suggestions to reduce crime in T&T. The simple suggestions made were communicated to the relevant government officials.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

“A people uninterested in its art…its artist and its history are a people not worthy of an independent state….and we in Trinidad and Tobago are worthy.” These platitudes were quoted by Dr Rowley at the recent opening of the Cazabon Legacy exhibition currently taking place at the Diplomatic...

Friday, August 26, 2016

This is a letter to the Ministry of Education officials. On Tuesday I went to conduct some business at the MoE Port-of Spain office and was told by the security guard that I would be unable to enter the office because I was wearing a sleeveless shirt.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Much has been said and continues to be said about the performance of our athletes at the just concluded Rio Olympics. Most comments have centred around the disappointment that only a single bronze medal has come our way.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Another fabulous and appealing sporting spectacle that was Rio 2016 is now behind us.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Today I took a walk down memory lane—the hospital corridor at Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC), more commonly known as Mt Hope General Hospital.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Jehue Gordon won the 400 metres hurdles at the World Junior Championships in 2010. He became the World Champion in 2013 at the age of 21. He was one of our brightest prospects for a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Probably the greatest indictment on the Opposition to date is their obvious inability to capitalise on a moral victory in the courts following the outcome of their preliminary trial against the EBC.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A mother in the middle of the street. Her nine-year-old son, shot, is lying dead. His name Cyon Paul. That mother’s life has suddenly come to a halt because of the death of her son; unable to sleep or eat, wanting answers. 

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Undoubtedly, our nation faces a profusion of environmental challenges. Challenges which work in tandem with each other to intensify environmental degradation. These range from pollution to overexploitation of natural resources and the destruction of valuable ecosystems. 

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (Doma) need to know that some people would not enter their stores if the vendors are removed.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The lead story in the T&T Guardian yesterday, dealing with a criminal gang showing off its arsenal, is quite a telling story. It shows the bold-faced nature of criminal gangs in our beloved country; something which was unheard of a few years ago.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The bravado of gangsters would be surprising if they were only now thumbing their snub noses at the police and the public.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

I wish to express my concern and anxiety over the judgment recently handed down on the petition case brought by the UNC.

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