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Group chairman and CEO of the ANSA McAL Group Norman Sabga has signalled the conglomerate’s intent to bolster its growth through a number of acquisitions soon to be finalised.

“We are looking at two acquisitions right now. One is pretty close to finalization which would give us greater reach across the Caribbean in the manufacturing sector and...

Friday, March 17, 2017

Anger sets in when the public is asked to assist in finding a child who goes missing and when the child is found no explanation is provided to them. This has been happening at a more rapid pace lately.

Friday, March 17, 2017

On International Women’s Day, one radio call-in discussion debated whether women and men’s biological differences meant that they are supposed to be unequal. As if equality requires biological sameness or, for women, that they be like men.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

During the Cultural Revolution in China, spanning the period 1966–1976, the keeping of pets was considered to be a decadent, bourgeois practice and was outlawed. It had clearly not helped that Confucius was thought to have been a lover of cats.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

March 18, 19 and 20 of 2017 will mark three days of commemoration of the centennial of the abolition of Indian indentureship.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As usual, I am writing my annual calypso long after the Carnival.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

I nearly fainted on hearing Minister of Education Anthony Garcia, commenting on the near-80 per cent student absenteeism after Carnival, invoke the “hidden curriculum”–the things we teach through action rather than preaching.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

In the early 1980’s when the first oil boom had come to an end, the late Prime Minister George Chambers famously remarked “Fete over, back to work.” Carnival 2017 has passed and we will soon see whether MX Prime is a prophet.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Ten ounces? How much she was weighing? Six pounds. And now? Sixteen. So she put on ten ounces in three days… Wow! After losing eight ounces in five days! Is that all right doc, or is that too much?

Sunday, March 12, 2017

I watched the TV docudrama, Suffragette, last week.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

We are fed up of a life among trash. Ban styrofoam. Introduce a deposit on plastic bottles, separate and recycle waste and start a mass education campaign against littering.

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