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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.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The chaos on the western peninsula on July 3 brought back memories to me that span 25 years, during which time I have served as a priest in three different parishes.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Dear graduates, please understand that the future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Medical news on children keeps arriving fast and furious, quite a bit faster than the traffic from the all-day Flugtag street fete that stretched from Chagua-ramas to St James, with young drunken Trinidadian men drinking and jumping up in the road while giving people unasked advice on how to...

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Last week, as reported in the international news media, history was made as an artificial windpipe was developed and transplanted into a patient. It was also reported that artificial arteries were being manufactured.

Monday, July 11, 2011

According to a recent news report, “The UN court trying suspects of the 1994 Rwanda genocide found a female former government minister and her son guilty of war crimes and gave both life sentences, marking the first time a woman has been convicted of genocide.” Incidentally, Pauline...

Monday, July 11, 2011

It is not difficult to capture the essence of an era. All you really have to do is close your eyes and picture what’s going on around you or, better yet, stand in the middle of events and soak them all in like a sponge. Many great writers do that.

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