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Saturday, February 13, 2016
​“Papa died,” my daughter Jinaki told someone at her grandfather’s wake last Saturday. My father had passed away the morning before, just six days short of his 87th birthday.
Saturday, February 13, 2016
​While her colleagues fondly recall that Japanese pannist Asami Nagakiya loved T&T so much that she routinely worked and saved all year just to come here to play pan for Carnival, the sad ending t
Saturday, February 13, 2016
​In outlining his ministry’s measures to ready the country for the Zika virus, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh trotted out a familiar refrain: “We too stink.”
Friday, February 12, 2016
​In 1990, Judy Raymond, considering Minshall’s King of Carnival, Saga Boy (I think it was), wrote: I knew it was art because it made the hair on my body stand on end.
Friday, February 12, 2016
Schools and homes are becoming hot spots for many sex crimes committed against and by youths in T&T.
Friday, February 12, 2016
​For J’Ouvert, I was Death playing mas in Trinidad. Roaming the road, sharp silver scythe in hand, culling those closest to the ground, and knowing neither law nor sin.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
​Few occasions call for reprising of the late George Chambers’ famous admonition to return to work after the fete than this post-Carnival season, sadly destined for assured relapse at the onset of Eas
Thursday, February 11, 2016
In today’s lesson, we ask why God, who created all things except tofu, make the mosquito? Did He think that human beings needed to have an annoying buzz by their ears while sleeping?
Thursday, February 11, 2016
The previous column on this issue dealt with the ownership of schools by the Denominational Boards as well as the lack of parity in funding between government schools and denominational schools.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
There’s no easy way to say this—I hate Carnival. That’s right, I did something no patriotic Trinbagonian would ever do and used the words “hate” and “Carnival” in the same sentence.

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