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Monday, August 1, 2011

This column wants to divert a little from the pressing national security issues to comment on a matter of compelling national interest.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Two weeks ago, 15-year-old Rehana Nandlal, of Barrackpore committed suicide. The next day, her apparent lover Hydar Mohammed did the same. They both drank weedicide.

Monday, August 1, 2011

The events last week involving Minister of Health Dr Fuad Khan raised the issue of the full-time or part-time status of the parliamentarian.

Monday, August 1, 2011

All dem union leaders in a flap
About dis five per cent wages cap
So Kamla come out an’ tell dem flat
I never say cap, instead is ah hat
De union men try to show who is boss
She rough dem up an’ say who vex dey lorse
Nobody else going to run de show

Sunday, July 31, 2011

See me, want me, give me, trust me
Feed me, ---- me, love me, touch me
This whole world is cold and ugly
What we are is low and lovely
I am the most beautiful boogie man
The most beautiful boogie man
Let me be your favourite nightmare

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Despite gathering dark clouds on the trade union horizon, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is at least one burden lighter, today. This, after the Integrity Commission cleared her of any breach regarding her stay at the Tunapuna home of businessman Ralph Gopaul in 2010.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

I  read Raymond Ramcharitar’s column of July 27, “Emancipation and the First Trinidadian,” and for me it was the last straw that broke this camel’s back.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

My name is Chris Mendes. I am an independent bookshop owner. I’m originally from South, St Joseph Village — St Joseph, it’s not plural — a little suburb just outside San Fernando proper. I have a brother and four sisters, all much older than me. I’m the lanyap.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Let me state from the outset that  while I do not profess to be or hold myself out as an expert in industrial law or industrial relations, I feel duty bound to write on an issue that is causing the citizenry significant stress. That over the past few weeks several trade union leaders have warned...

Saturday, July 30, 2011

We publicly abhor racism, yet we tend to privately harbour deep racist thoughts that play out in our words and daily actions. Reversing our racial polarisation is a prerequisite for our personal development and for the continued social advancement of T&T.

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