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Sunday, July 10, 2011

For the year 2010, it was estimated that there were 483 cases of murder, 554 cases of wounding/shooting, 89 cases of kidnapping, 563 cases of rape, 4,250 cases of robbery and 4, 299 cases of burglaries.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Late last month, local newspapers reported on a story which shook the cultural fabric of Trinbagonian society to its very core.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

The election of Prakash Ramadhar by a majority of those who voted in the COP leadership election last Sunday has now placed the party firmly into the post-Dookeran era of its history. What appeal the party will have to the national electorate in this phase of its evolution will be a function of...

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Last Sunday I awoke to patches of gray in conflict with the first peeking of the morning sun.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Some are confronting immediate challenges in new ministries. Others are grappling with the same issues they’ve been stuck with since last year. But MPs seemed not to be missing the parliamentary sittings all that much.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Just dragonflies, Flying to the side. No one gets hurt, You’re doing nothing wrong. Slide your hand,
Jump off the end. The water’s clear and innocent. The water’s clear and innocent. —Codex, Radiohead

Friday, July 8, 2011

 Head spinning. Eyes bleary. Bones aching to marrow. Feel like been bludgeoned semi-conscious.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

 Today I want to return to the issue of purpose. I do so because of its central importance in giving meaning and direction to our lives. In recent times many of the people with whom I have interacted seemed to have lost their passion for life.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

 Last Friday I had the privilege to address an audience comprising primarily members of the Rotary Club of Diego Martin and I embraced the opportunity to begin a conversation on “Creating a Culture of Ethical Thinking.” As the event marked the installation of Sharon Hinds, the new president of...

Thursday, July 7, 2011

When Karen Asche sang “They try all kind of trick and   jadoo / But he is now the world first black Hindu”—“he” being the battling Minister of Works—on Dimanche Gras night, I changed the channel.

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