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Sunday, July 17, 2011

 On my way to interview Finance Minister Winston Dookeran in snarling traffic I remembered the first “story” I covered on him while still a student in the 80s.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Increasingly, migrants to Trinidad and Tobago are particularly vulnerable to deprivation of liberty. There are approximately 60-75 migrants currently housed at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC).

Sunday, July 17, 2011

After the just-concluded 32nd Heads of Government Conference in St Kitts, neither well-crafted official statements nor expedient public relations journalism can possibly succeed in concealing the evident leadership crisis in which the Caribbean Community (Caricom) is currently gripped. Four days...

Sunday, July 17, 2011

The recent Cabinet reshuffle, re-alignment, restructuring or re-organisation, call it what you will...reminds us all of the children’s game we used to play called musical chairs. Some of the Parliamentarians with portfolios were lined up nervously fidgeting as they waited their turns to see the...

Sunday, July 17, 2011

As the People’s Partnership Government emerges from the effect of the real realignment that comes after any Cabinet reshuffle, it is apparent that Minister Jack Warner has had a considerable amount of his portfolio reassigned to Devant Maharaj as a consequence of the split between Works and...

Sunday, July 17, 2011

 They say kids say the darnest things, but whoever said that clearly never met some wedding guests. Some guests, as I’ve come to realise, ask the darnest things: “How much did your wedding cost?” or “You lose weight or what?” or “All dat make-up you have on?” Enough to make you say, “mind your...

Sunday, July 17, 2011

 Call me old-fashioned, an old fogey or an old fart if you prefer, that won’t get me down. I’ve toughened my shell to deal with all disappointments in life. In today’s hectic world, I always repair to a place I find comfort and relaxation.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

The ICCA held its “excellence in journalism” awards this week. Professor emeritus John Spence was awarded for his immeasurable contribution to the field of agriculture.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Many Jacks may be “hanged” when National Union of Government and Federated (NUGFW) members sit down to play all fours at the Centre of Excellence this afternoon. None, however, is expected to include Works Minister Austin Jack Warner, who will be among NUGFW’s adversaries at the card table.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

 My name is Paul Charles and I am the business developer for a live Internet carnival streaming venture. I was born in Balmain Village, Couva. I was born in the country but I’m from Town. Port-of-Spain defined me. I have a life partner for the last 12 years, the lovely Ava Radix.

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