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In the past week I remembered a scene from the popular Christmas comedy, Home Alone. In the first movie, which was undoubtedly the best of the series thus far, everyone was busy packing their stuff as they were about to travel on a Christmas trip. Little Kevin (the main star) is questioned by his sister as to why he was worried, after all, their mommy...

Sunday, July 17, 2011

 Call me old-fashioned, an old fogey or an old fart if you prefer, that won’t get me down. I’ve toughened my shell to deal with all disappointments in life. In today’s hectic world, I always repair to a place I find comfort and relaxation.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

The ICCA held its “excellence in journalism” awards this week. Professor emeritus John Spence was awarded for his immeasurable contribution to the field of agriculture.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Many Jacks may be “hanged” when National Union of Government and Federated (NUGFW) members sit down to play all fours at the Centre of Excellence this afternoon. None, however, is expected to include Works Minister Austin Jack Warner, who will be among NUGFW’s adversaries at the card table.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

 My name is Paul Charles and I am the business developer for a live Internet carnival streaming venture. I was born in Balmain Village, Couva. I was born in the country but I’m from Town. Port-of-Spain defined me. I have a life partner for the last 12 years, the lovely Ava Radix.

Friday, July 15, 2011

When it comes to fighting crime there is nothing to celebrate because the figures continue to show merely marginal increases in the detection rates for some violent crimes and noticeable declines in the detection of other serious offences.

Friday, July 15, 2011

On Monday the world will be celebrating Nelson Mandela International Day. This is an annual international day of humanitarian action in celebration of Mandela’s life and legacy. He will be 93 years on Monday.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

On Wednesday night, Ghost Hunters International—the Syfy primetime show in which people traipse around the world investigating supposedly haunted houses—featured Trinidad’s own Lopinot Great House.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Indian Arrival Day, which is celebrated on May 30 every year, commemorates the arrival of the first Indian indentured labourers from India to Trinidad, in 1845, on the ship Fatel Razack.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

He is to have emblazoned on his archbishop’s shield the motifs of the steel pan, the tassa and the chac-chac and has made the commitment to evangelise the culture of T&T.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Be Careful What You Wish For is obviously “political,” but there is another, perhaps unconscious, motif: a close-minded conservatism steeped in misanthropy and misogyny.

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