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Friday February 24, 2017, is one of the most eagerly anticipated days in the Hindu religious calendar. Hindus throughout the world understand the profound nature of this observance and preparations commence well in advance of the day. Unlike Divali, which has the religious and social significance and importance, and is more widely celebrated by the...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Last Sunday morning I asked the guy behind the counter at Richard’s Bake and Shark to borrow his newspapers. He said “sure, but it’s all bad news.” I gathered that what was in those newspapers affected him. He was not alone but was simply reflecting the broad national sentiment.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

It’s been almost a year since I had cataract surgery and joined the “eye drops” lime; the “having to be driven home” embarrassment and the “sit down with bandaged eyes” posse.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

There’s lots of environmental good news from the Caribbean. Nevis seems serious about harnessing the power of the earth to produce geothermal energy. Antigua is on the way to 20 per cent electricity from renewable sources.

Monday, February 13, 2017

I like Keith Rowley, I have to confess. Despite his clear flaws, his ill-temperedness, the periodic ugliness of his masculinity. Despite my puzzlement at many people he chooses to assign leadership.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

It’s been nearly two weeks since Angelo Bissessarsingh has died. His life was a bright flame that was prematurely extinguished by a terminal illness. T&T mourns the passing of a man who dedicated himself to the recording and preservation of our collective history.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

How alike the rapid deterioration in the relationship between governments and the people is to familial relationships that turn sour. Both progress to abuse.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

The issue of the CCJ emerged following a symposium hosted by the Law Association two Saturdays ago. According to a Guardian report on February 7, 2017:

Sunday, February 12, 2017

In the hysterical responses to Prime Minister Keith Rowley suggesting that women should choose their partners wisely, a far more egregious misstatement by Dr Rowley has been overlooked. This is his claim that one-third of all murders in the past month were the outcome of domestic violence.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

“Make way for d U, make way for d R”—Ultimate Rejects—MX Prime—Full Extreme.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Last week, I, like many citizens, was pleased to hear that Dr Keith Rowley, in his role as the Prime Minister, was embarking on a series of national conversations with the people of T&T regardless of party affiliation.

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