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Group chairman and CEO of the ANSA McAL Group Norman Sabga has signalled the conglomerate’s intent to bolster its growth through a number of acquisitions soon to be finalised.

“We are looking at two acquisitions right now. One is pretty close to finalization which would give us greater reach across the Caribbean in the manufacturing sector and...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

And then a hero comes along With the strength to carry on And you cast your fears aside And you know you can survive

So when you feel like hope is gone Look inside you and be strong And you finally see the truth That a hero lies in you —Hero, Mariah Carey

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

If the headlines in the newspapers over the past week are to be trusted, the country seems to be back on track. Back in Trini mode. Whew! For a couple of weeks in 2010, I thought we were serious about becoming First World. Imagine life in a First World Trinidad? No bacchanal.

Monday, February 7, 2011

 India is the largest democracy in the world and continues to grow despite the predictions of the demons of gloom and doom. It is an ancient land of mind-boggling cultural diversity and plurality; an “eternal India juxtaposed against the India of today” as indicated by High Commissioner Malay...

Monday, February 7, 2011

What we need in Trinidad and Tobago is a revolution: a reading revolution. We need to throw aside the shackles of those confining tests: SEA, CXC—whatever—and liberate young thinkers.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

This has been an interesting and important week for the country. The Prime Minister not only apologised to the nation for the decision to make Reshmi Ramnarine Interim Director of the SSA, she also took responsibility for it.

Monday, February 7, 2011

On the outskirts of Cairo, desert sand blowing into my eyes, last winter I had a proposal of marriage from Abdul.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Many tourism stakeholders here in Trinidad and Tobago have a pessimistic outlook. Is it that stakeholders have good reason to be frustrated?

Sunday, February 6, 2011

“You need to snap out of your Caribbean mindset,” a co-worker said to me.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

There is a seething, simmering type of anger and rage which is bubbling, sputtering and fermenting beneath our society’s thin veneer of friendliness, tolerance and civility.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Is there really a ‘War on Crime’ in Trinidad and Tobago? To whom is this war directed? Or is this the often used and abused mantra to pacify the population at a time when the murder rate has climbed to approximately fifty by the end of January?

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