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Friday, May 27, 2016
​Despite whatever we may feel about the plethora of causes and movements that have risen to prominence since the PNM commenced their administration last year, there is a sense that people are ready fo
Friday, May 27, 2016
One of the biggest problems facing T&T concerns the criminal justice system. Overall, it has not stepped up to the plate.
Friday, May 27, 2016
​There’s a painting by young artist, Danielle Boodoo-Fortune, which I recently bought for Ziya.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
​We don’t know if former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller had used the opportunity six months ago, when Nicolas Maduro visited for the 200th anniversary of Bolivar’s Jamaica Letter, to have, as we
Thursday, May 26, 2016
​Some years ago, during a particularly gossipy newsroom interlude, one senior media executive was unkindly quoted as describing another very senior media boss as being in perpetual pursuit of VIP stat
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Albert Einstein, one of the giants of science, changed the course of the world with his theory of relativity and his famous equation E=mc2.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
​What exactly proved the tipping point for child marriage laws last week? Provisions (dating back in law to at least 1881) for marrying minors, retained in our current Hindu and Muslim acts, a 2013 U
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
​A few years ago, in a discussion about the possibility of a Caribbean literature prize, I proposed that it wasn’t a good idea, as the politics would make it into a literary Special Olympics (no insul
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
​Since becoming President of Venezuela in 2013, Nicholas Maduro has visited T&T three times.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
​I moved to Venezuela when I was in Tranquility Scholarship class with Mr Moore. I was very happy to do so. Mr Moore, of Grenadian descent, liked guavas, especially guava whips.

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