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Sunday, October 23, 2011

We didn’t need the anonymity of e-mail and the Internet to see images of that gruesome road fatality near the Port-of-Spain market on October 14. No.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Chaman Lal
 

Sunday, October 23, 2011

The recent statements by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in the budget debate in the House of Representatives about allegations involving state corporations and political patronage by the previous administration have certainly raised eyebrows.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

The Divali outfits in the Parliament up to yesterday didn’t quite take the spotlight off a new political fashion statement made by the Opposition PNM during the 2012 budget debate. PNM Senator Terrence Deyal-singh sported a black and gold kurta during Thursday’s Senate debate.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

I was the first on the bullhorn telling all detractors to keep dey tail kwart when the “limited state of public emergency curfew—OK it is a national curfew sort of”—was declared.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

I do not like the phrase “I hear you” which is used frequently in response to statements made by people indicating their particular positions on matters. The phrase which admittedly is not on the face of it offensive, does however seem to suggest that the listener is merely acknowledging that...

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Last week in Part 2 of this three-part article of my address to incoming students of the UWI Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, I described my journey to South Africa and the discovery of the roadmap to leader- ship development.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

You always know the exact moment a government runs out of steam: they attack the media. This week, some clown in a Cabinet packed with jokers called for the licensing of journalists to “improve” the profession.

Friday, October 21, 2011

As if from nowhere the Occupy Wall Street lumbered out of the starting blocks. That was four weeks ago. Today, the movement has failed to generate the electricity and mass support of the Arab Spring from which it was fashioned.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Our ancestors left Uttar Pra-desh, Bihar and other areas of India over 166 years ago, to work as indentured labourers on the sugarcane fields.

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