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Saturday, August 18, 2018

I read all three dailies and the two weeklies consistently.

Friday, August 17, 2018

If VS Naipaul had remained in T&T, which he left at 18 in 1950, no one would have bothered. No one would have discovered him.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Born out of humble beginnings, I wonder if Aretha’s parents, now deceased, would have ever imagined that the baby they were entrusted with would have impacted the world as she did. This powerful singer with her sensational voice touched lives in every continent.

Friday, August 17, 2018

It is with deep concern that we view the recent dramatised episode of the disrobing of a woman at the mercy of some gloating men. What a lesson for our youths! What a lesson for our women! What a carrot to dangle to our men!

Friday, August 17, 2018

In many first world countries, key functionaries are appointed from the bosom of partisan politics—namely by elected officials. Due to space limitations, let us look at the United States of America.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

I was very concerned reading recent news reports that the MP for Laventille West was chased out of a community in his constituency by a band of men who were aggressive and threw muddy water at him.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The criticism of the Prime Minister (PM) will never cease. Some of it can be considered fair, and some unfair and mischievous. That is all a part of the territory and Dr Keith Rowley was aware of this before accepting the portfolio of leader of the People’s National Movement (PNM).

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The news of the death of VS Naipaul jolts global attention upon this Nobel Prize laureate, in terms of his life and legacy.

Monday, August 13, 2018

The news that Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad “Vidia” Naipaul has died leaves a void that supersedes the realm of literature. As our only Nobel Laureate to date, Naipaul’s creative voice encapsulated the colonial and postcolonial experience which extended beyond the Caribbean and his generation.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

For far too long there has been a misconception going around, even a core conviction, that children come into this world much like a formless lump of clay for want of a better description.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Many small business owners, we have heard reported, lost their businesses, when the State is their biggest client, because the State is very casual about paying its bills.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

The crime situation is so appalling that the nation breathed a sigh of relief with the confirmation of a Police Commissioner. The new commissioner has to muster and use all of the leadership and managerial skills he has acquired if he is to make an impact.

Friday, August 10, 2018

In the justice system of Trinidad and Tobago, we have been critical of the performances of the Judiciary, the lawyers and the police.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Within the last few years, the international LGBTQIA community has been aggressively fighting for sexual freedom in some jurisdictions abroad to the point of using jurisprudence to force persons or businesses to submit to their will, even if it means having to compromise their religious beliefs...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

I was not aware that Minister Anthony Garcia was referred to the Integrity Commission by former minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh. However, I was happy to read the case was dismissed and Mr Garcia was cleared of any wrongdoing.

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