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Halloween in Port-of-Spain and it’s hard to tell the difference between the modern costume party that grew out of the ancient pagan festival and ordinary life in Trinidad at any time since people began writing down what happened here.  We know, from American film and television, that, all over the USA today, people will go to work dressed up in costumes...

The informal sector or informal economy plays an important role in economic development by creating employment as well as reducing underemployment.

The more I reflect on this pre-action protocol letter which President Anthony Carmona reportedly dashed off to feisty comedienne Rachel Price, the more upset I get over the reaction to this move by the country’s head of state, triggered over comments made by Price over his wife’s attire while att

An authorised biography of Sat Maharaj has been written by Dr Kumar Mahabir and was officially launched on October 11, at the auditorium of the Lakshmi Girls’ Hindu College. Speakers included Attorney General Anand Ramlogan; Minister of Education Dr Tim Gopeesingh; Prof Ramesh Deosaran; Patrick E

The message of Ebola is that all of us, the poor and hopeless in Monrovia, Liberia and the sophisticated and powerful in New York, are vulnerable in a world shrunk by technology.

It’s always fun to play a filmmaker’s little games; from Kevin Smith to Stanley Kubrick, from Greedo in the cantina to “purity of essence,” the geeky smirking is nice if you get it, but no great loss if you don’t. 

Like what seems like everybody in Trinidad at the moment, I was down for a week with the nasty but so far non-lethal virus affectionately known as “the gunya.” It’s not Ebola, thank God, or I’d likely be writing about chikungunya from the grave. I say “was down” even though I am still somewhat af

“We are no more than decaying flatulent assemblages of phlegm and faecal matter, animated by lechery and self-delusion to commit acts of increasingly futile denial of the grisly fact that existence is innately…spoiled and that death is coming.”

A week ago, Samsung introduced its four flagship smart devices for the local market to a small group of influencers and journalists at the Hyatt Regency in T&T.

The less experienced and knowledgeable you are, the more brash the statements you tend to make. I’m new to the environmental movement, new to being an activist. I have made my share of brash statements. Some were spot on; others I have lived to regret.

From being confined to manufacturing plants, robots have entered into all aspects of human endeavour and will soon become, it would appear, as ubiquitous as smart phones. In 2010, the value of the robotics industry was placed at US$15 billion.