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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Last Monday, the House of Representatives voted by a majority of 19 votes and 13 abstentions to appoint Gary Griffith as Commissioner of Police.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Any functioning society must have mechanisms to put right what, sometimes, employers get wrong, especially when it comes to discrimination at work, unfair treatment and abuse of power.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

It should have been sufficient to conclude that “All’s Well that Ends Well”, as the House of Representatives finally selected a Commissioner of Police after six years of having Stephen Williams act in one of the most critical positions in the government/state establishment.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Yesterday it was wet and slushy like the nmud in the Savannah after the showers on Emancipation Day.

Today, it was a scorcher. Nowhere was comfortable, not even in your vehicle with the AC on.

We are in the wet season. But, days like this make us wonder if that is the case.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Albert Gomes, in his book “Through a Maze of Colour,” described the treatment meted out to Indians: “The Coolies—moreso the East Indian indentured labourer was stigmatized—came in for special share of public sadism.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

After almost three years, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley shared an interesting opinion in Parliament on Monday: that the prime minister’s job is one of the “two worst jobs in T&T.”

Friday, August 3, 2018

Alaafia. E ku aaro (Handle the morning).

It’s Emancipation Day (August 1)! 180 years since the end of chattel slavery in this land.

Time for Celebration; Kamboulay! Freedom!

Emancipation is, for me, a time of Reflection. Somehow, even more so this year.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

When oil prices collapsed in 2014 under the weight of US shale production, it ushered in the view that prices would remain “lower for longer”. Whilst the US is now an exporter, shale oil has not been able to supply the market.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

I woke up this morning to a message in my inbox asking if I’ve ever dealt with the issue of moms dealing with daddy drama.

I hadn’t in fact dealt with it, so what better way than to write a column about it.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

My manifesto committee keeps dwindling on a daily basis ever since I announced in this space last week that some of us should put together a People’s Manifesto to demand answers from politicians on a specific set of issues they tend to keep quiet about on the hustings, but make strong...

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