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The “E-mailgate scandal” should not be viewed merely as a PNM distraction, rather it is an educational opportunity. It has given us a wealth of information which we should use in deciding whether to vote a “raging bull” (Manning’s description) or an esteemed lady like our Prime Minister Mrs Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

Until recently, the population...

Thursday, October 2, 2014
​I cringed in disgust over the intellectual dishonesty and shallowness shown by those who must know better and by those who are flooding the various media arms with criticisms over Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s lending T...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
​On the eve of the Ministry of Planning’s big conference next week (the VII Americas Competitiveness Forum) some news from India might help to place it in perspective. An article on CNBC (September 18) “India’s Lost Generation” by Neerja Jetley, (...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
​High and seemingly ever-increasing taxes on the aviation industry, airport hassling, the need for visitors to acquire a separate visa for every stop-over on what is advertised as a “multi-destination experience” and more, are proving to be...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
With respect, this is for Wayne Kubalsingh.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
On Friday coming there will be a concert at the St Finbar’s Auditorium, Westmoorings, to raise funds for an upcoming Catholic women’s conference.
Monday, September 29, 2014
The hand-painted sign in Belmont read, “J Pemberton. Professional pot cleaner,” with cell number to call.
Monday, September 29, 2014
​One day, when I had moved to Tobago and was living in Goodwood, I looked out to the Atlantic and saw a massive spread of “something” floating on the water.
Monday, September 29, 2014
​In March, the fishing vessel Capital of Paradise 1 docked in Tobago with a haul of 10,000 blue marlin, yellow fin tuna and albacore.
Monday, September 29, 2014
​The month of September marks the 20th anniversary of one of my favourite films: The Shawshank Redemption, starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. There are many obvious reasons for applauding this film about a man called Andy who is wrongfully...
Monday, September 29, 2014
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

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