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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Seemingly intent on providing additional examples to support the contention of last week’s column that the major failing of the People’s Partnership has to do with its inability to cohere as a party of differing persuasions and interests, indeed that fragmentation and conflict...

Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Race Monster, Part 3. The scholarship on the history and culture of Indians in Trini-dad has been botched by  historians, “literary and cultural” frauds, and Hindu zealots. To discuss Indians and race, then, a fuller account of Indians in Trinidad must be essayed. Here. By me.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

I spent most of Wednesday morning at the Licensing Office on Wrightson Road and an experience it was. The place offers splendid opportunities for the Tourism Development Company, what with being just down the road from the Hyatt and all.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

“Financial giants, peer pressure, sickness, depression, anger, abandonment, abuse, addictions, fear, intimidation, temptations and hanging with the wrong crowd. These are the problems that young people have to face out in the world.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

As US President Obama announced the killing of terror kingpin Osama Bin Laden Sunday night, shouts of “USA, USA” spontaneously erupted in Times Square, New York, City, with huge crowds gathering at Ground Zero in downtown Manhattan where the 9/11 terror attack occurred.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Last week, the world lost a truly remarkable personage, Shri Satya Sai Baba, someone who positively impacted and transformed the lives of millions. His followers viewed him as a godhead figure; his admirers as a great servant of mankind, exemplifying the core Hindu value and ideal of service to...

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

I’m really torn here. I want to write about Water for Elephants because it is one of my favourite books, and it is on my short list of top five books with the best and most surprising endings.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

The “new” government is nearly one year old and by this time has hopefully been able to examine, monitor and evaluate the productivity within the various ministries, departments and agencies.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

On April 19, something called Tourism TV was launched. Specifically, a tourism breakfast seminar was streamed over the Internet.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

As the various draft proposals for the advancement of the self-government of Tobago in respect of its relationship with Trinidad begin to emerge, the debate about the next phase of the island’s post-Trinidad association will continue to rise. The Trinidad and Tobago Act 1887 that provided the...

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