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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...

Thursday, June 2, 2011

The Race Monster: Conclusion

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Revelation 12:12 warns the world that the devil is angry because he knows that he has but a short time. John the Revelator in the same text proclaims, “Rejoice ye heavens and you that dwell in them.” In other words, throughout the chaos there is cause for rejoicing. Why?

Monday, May 30, 2011

What can you say about a holiday in which we celebrate a people’s arrival to a new and distant land—even if the circumstances surrounding that arrival were horrific? Indian Arrival Day fascinates me because it puts a positive spin on an otherwise dark chapter in Caribbean history.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Which is worse, a jinxing albatross or a floating deadweight? Judging from precedence, the Ancient Mariner did manage to remove the albatross from around his neck, got freed from his stagnating jinx and thus was able to continue on his journey.

Monday, May 30, 2011

For good or ill, Dr Eric Williams and CLR James cast long shadows across the political stage and they constituted an integral part of the nation’s history.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

It is very easy in this fair land of ours to get caught up with the hubris, hype and detritus of matters while losing sight and focus of the core issues.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

As the People’s Partnership celebrated their first anniversary in government last week, they had managed to overcome the prediction that some had made that they would not be able to last that long.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Regional tourism-dependent economies continue to feel the stress of the global economic slowdown. It is a slowdown that is severely impacting our neighbours in a way that we in Trinidad may find it hard to imagine.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago must be commended, along with the Opposition in ensuring the passage of the Human Trafficking Bill, 2011. The Human Trafficking Bill is an important tool in the fight against transnational organised crime.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Boy, I’m sorry to tell you, but it’s not okay to be gay. Go back to what you were doing and try not to take it on. When you feel desperate and alone, just keep to yourself. No one cares. I know it’s ironic. Everywhere you look it seems as though things are getting better.

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