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In the past week I remembered a scene from the popular Christmas comedy, Home Alone. In the first movie, which was undoubtedly the best of the series thus far, everyone was busy packing their stuff as they were about to travel on a Christmas trip. Little Kevin (the main star) is questioned by his sister as to why he was worried, after all, their mommy...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

 The Mt Everest conqueror, Edmund Hilary, won the battle against depression and disappointment. With his loyal Sherpa, Tenzing Norgay, they reached the top of that awesome mountain.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

 Childhood obesity is now epidemic.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Given the historic stature of Abraham Lincoln, as the emancipator responsible for striking the shackles from four million slaves, it’s only natural that he should attract the attention of biographers of many a hue and description.

Monday, August 8, 2011

So I’m driving around with number one child searching for that which is most important in the world: a Banana Solo.

Monday, August 8, 2011

There are, quite obviously, a lot of questions concerning the Caribbean Airline (CAL) crash in Guyana in the early hours of Saturday morning that can’t and won’t be answered until the investigation by the American National Transport and Safety Board is concluded.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

For the past week, there has been the vexing issue of whether or not the various trade unions will go on strike. The discussions are ongoing. The workers, for their part, insist that increased wages are critical for their survival.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Now that I know that my next contract will take me back to London in a matter of days, I find myself again comparing the UK market to the Caribbean.

Monday, August 8, 2011

The independent investigation into the over radiation of cancer patients between January 9 and June, 2010, at the Brian Lara Cancer Treatment Center (BLCTC) can take months.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Over the past three decades, bogus schools, degree mills and unaccredited institutions have mushroomed into billion dollar transnational businesses.

Monday, August 8, 2011

From the Reshmi fiasco to the T&TEC shocker, to the now emerging ODPM debacle, there is urgent need to look closely and carefully at the qualifications or purported qualifications of those offering themselves for public service.

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