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Friday, April 8, 2011

Last Friday, in sympathy with the children of Trinidad and Tobago who, last Tuesday, sat the Secondary Entrance Assessment examination, I began an SEA test paper myself.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

The racial outburst that gushed out of Nizam Mohammed’s heart ought not to be seen as an aberration; the unfortunate comments of an ill-informed man.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

President George Maxwell Richards reacted to political pressure to revoke Mr Nizam Mohammed’s appointment as chairman of the Police Service Commission on Monday 4 April. In a multi-racial society like T&T we must always guard against racial discrimination in its various forms.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

That no man knows what tomorrow will bring is a truism played out day after day.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Undoubtedly, there needs to be greater equity in a wide range of economic and social activities than there is at present in this multi-ethnic and multicultural society of Trinidad and Tobago; a society which has developed along skewed colonial and neo-colonial lines.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Annette Dopwell’s letter, Education in classical music isn’t elitist, in the Sunday Guardian of March 27, was a curious revelation about students being dissuaded by “official” preferences from classical music for calypso, chutney and so on.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

O my, what a quagmire exists in the Police Service Commission after the earthquaking comments of the chairman, Nizam Mohammed. In the game of football, if the player makes a dangerous play, he is given a yellow card. This is a final warning which the referee gives to the player.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

There’s a wonderful quote in Anne Murphy Paul’s new book, Origins or How the Nine Months before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives. It’s taken from a book written in 1802 by an English physician, Thomas Browne. “Every man is some months older than he bethinks him.”

Monday, April 4, 2011

Since its hard-fought independence, two centuries ago, Haiti has apparently stalled in the slow lane of history.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Two recent events have dominated the public domain over the past weeks.

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