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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Purpose is my pleasure and my happiness. Most people see work as misery. They see work as stressful and as something to be avoided. They see work as something to gladly retire from. They see work as a necessary suffering.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Our country is never starved for excitement or in need of distraction.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

In the Sanskrit tradition, the term pandit denotes one who is versed in Vedic scriptures, practices and rituals; knowledgeable in Hindu law, music and philosophy, and performs the duties of a scholar, teacher and adviser.

Friday, June 3, 2011

It is indeed a privilege for me to share this platform, in the name of the Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who has asked me to sincerely apologise for her absence this morning, and to express to you in no uncertain terms the sense of gratification that this meeting is...

Thursday, June 2, 2011

By the time this column is published, it would have been known whether FIFA’s presidential elections have been “stopped,” to use Warner’s word, or whether the FIFA Congress decided in the majority to re-elect Blatter, keep the Warner challenge from the door and seek to work with...

Thursday, June 2, 2011

The Race Monster: Conclusion

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Revelation 12:12 warns the world that the devil is angry because he knows that he has but a short time. John the Revelator in the same text proclaims, “Rejoice ye heavens and you that dwell in them.” In other words, throughout the chaos there is cause for rejoicing. Why?

Monday, May 30, 2011

What can you say about a holiday in which we celebrate a people’s arrival to a new and distant land—even if the circumstances surrounding that arrival were horrific? Indian Arrival Day fascinates me because it puts a positive spin on an otherwise dark chapter in Caribbean history.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Which is worse, a jinxing albatross or a floating deadweight? Judging from precedence, the Ancient Mariner did manage to remove the albatross from around his neck, got freed from his stagnating jinx and thus was able to continue on his journey.

Monday, May 30, 2011

For good or ill, Dr Eric Williams and CLR James cast long shadows across the political stage and they constituted an integral part of the nation’s history.

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