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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, March 27, 2011

The Web site  panonthenet.com last week advertised a Symposium to Examine Carnival’s Creative and Commercial Inputs.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Dear Dr Shehenaz Mohammed, general secretary of the Medical Professionals Association of T&T (MPATT), Words fail me.  After 15 years of writing this column, words fail me. A burden...because the truth is as glaring as the midday sun.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

On Wednesday, the Indian High Commission in T&T hosted a business seminar designed to provide information and identify opportunities for increased trade between T&T and India.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

In Trinidad and Tobago as elsewhere, medical negligence claims can arise out of treatment at accident and emergency centres, wrong or excessive application of anaesthetics (remember the mysterious death of Forbes Burnham, former President of Guyana), cancer treatments (remember Smokey of Smokey...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Recently, a case involving a national in the Prime Minister’s constituency, Robert Ramnarine was highlighted in this column.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Last week, outgoing p resident of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Michael de la Bastide lamented the fact that more countries in the region had not signed on to have the CCJ as their final court of appeal.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Yo, we at war We at war with terrorism, racism, and most of all we at war with ourselves
Jesus Walks
God show me the way because the devil trying to break me down
Jesus Walks with me
God show me the way because the devil trying to break me down

Saturday, March 26, 2011

It might have taken 100 years to happen, but late Prime Minister and Father of the Nation Dr Eric Williams may well have been eclipsed—only briefly—by a hat yesterday. A very large, very golden-yellow, elaborately wrapped African headdress.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

When I began my career in journalism, there always seemed to be a steady supply of aggrieved relatives, pouring out their sorrows on the steps of some healthcare institution which they firmly believed to be responsible for the untimely death of a loved one.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Regular readers of this column will know that I have been clamouring for a human development plan for T&T for some time now.

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