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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, April 24, 2011

After the dust of debate battle had dissipated in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, interesting Easter messages emerged from both sides. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar spoke of Christ’s life including selfless love for his fellow man.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Why are we the prophets?
Why are we the ones?
Who see the sad solution
Know what must be done?
I have no thought at all
Of my own reward
I really didn’t come here
Of my own accord
Just don’t say I’m
Damned for all time

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Before I begin to explore the substantive matter, in order to bring some sense to the debate, I think it is critical to indicate that the flurry of uninformed comment online regarding the entry into the market by low-cost carrier REDjet has missed the point entirely.

Friday, April 22, 2011

For many of us, school days were really happy days and perhaps those form part of our fondest memories.

Friday, April 22, 2011

As a child I had great difficulty accepting as dogma the various religious, philosophical, political and social ideologies that I encountered.

Friday, April 22, 2011

It took ages for him to wake, and, when he did, he had to remind himself to open his eyes slowly. Last Good Friday, he’d opened his eyes wide the moment he realised he was awake and it had almost blinded him, the sudden confrontation of the harsh reality of his existence.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

The office of the President of the Republic of T&T became significantly diminished in the eyes of many when His Excellency George Maxwell Richards removed the chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Nizam Mohammed from office.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Perhaps it was simply a case that the PNM parliamentarians who disobeyed the decision of the party caucus to abstain from voting in the Manning motion could not completely abandon their former leader, perhaps still psychologically their leader.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

On the surface, Trinidad, for all its heterogeneity, is a remarkably united country; but this impression would be gained because of the ingrained habit and policy of the generality of the inhabitants speaking and thinking from two conflicting minds.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Several super speeches were made at the launch of the national mentorship programme, but one statement proved to be a very potent analysis of the needs of children. And guess what? It came from  Alma Powell, wife of General Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State.

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