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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 17:42
​You can never go back, murmured my mother as we drove along Chaguanas main road. All three generations, her, Ziya and I, were on our way to family for Eid.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 23:59
From last week, any examination of inequality in T&T ends in a knot, because there is no consensus on what the term means among the various competing/warring social groups. But a little more can be said about it.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 00:03
​The People’s Partnership Government receives a budget of $60 billion dollars from the Parliament to manage the country’s financial and social affairs for a year; the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance distribute the funds across ministries...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 01:23
I’d met George Hill for the first time in 2012 when he was TSTT’s Chief Technology Officer. He was pleasant, though extremely careful with his words and maybe a little reticent at finding himself pushed to the forefront of the company’s PR campaign...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 06:42
Names fascinate. My first professor of medicine, a wonderful Venezuelan Jewish gentleman of impeccable Sephardic origin, Dr Benaim Pinto, believed that names are destiny.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 20:18
​“How you watching the woman, so?’’ he sneered, though mildly amused. “Oooh, nice dress. A kind of nautical, spiffy, classic effect,’’ I said, triumphantly, with a tilt of the left eyebrow that said, “What do you know?’’
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 22:45
I’ve reached another milestone: I have finished reading Indian Magic by Balraj Khanna—my first e-book that is not a Kindle book. I wasn’t quite sure if I could read an entire book on a computer screen, but it turns out anywhere is a good place to...
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 22:47
​The international illegal wildlife trade is big business. It is estimated to be the third largest cross-border revenue earner for organised crime.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 22:54
​Organ transplantation is an established medical practice and many countries have legislation regarding the donation process to allow the legal harvesting of organs.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 02:06
​In Guyana last week, Alvy Richmond was knifed to death. Why? Alvy told his sister’s boyfriend not to take so much time in the bathroom, because he needed a pee. A quick, impulsive quarrel; then blood, tears and a funeral.