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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, January 23, 2011

Two Fridays ago, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced in the House of Representatives a major legislative and policy initiative on the death penalty.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

After yuh struggle so long
Now yuh battle weary
No time to be weary
The fight is still on
After yuh struggle so long
And yuh battle weary
Is time to be wary
The fight is still on.

—After D Battle, 3 Canal

Saturday, January 22, 2011

That loud noise which was  heard in the Parliament chamber at 1 pm prior to yesterday’s start of the House of Representatives was not the crash of a piano falling on the credibility of Attorney General Anand Ramlogan.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Staying true to my word limit in my last column, I was forced to omit many subject areas which would seem obvious to most in any discussion about tourism in the region. I was adequately reminded of this in the flurry of comments elicited by the column.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Many try to claim the moral high ground through their words, but it is only through action that such a claim can be realised.

Friday, January 21, 2011

How do you make a grand piano disappear? Appoint a petty man as Attorney-General. How do you make a traffic accident disappear? Have a Cabinet Minister at the wheel of one of the cars. How do you make the difference between an old and a new government disappear?

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The recent public utterances of the leadership of the Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) from both new leader Dr Keith Rowley and old leader in waiting Patrick Manning has revealed that the PNM’s position of contempt for the Indo-Trinidadian community has remained part...

Thursday, January 20, 2011

A few days after Kamla Persad-Bissessar became the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, she dropped in at the headquarters of the Maha Sabha and announced blithely that the nation will adopt a multicultural rather than a transcendent cultural policy that served our nation well during its first...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The electorate did not give the People’s Partnership and its constituent elements “permission to mash up the place” when on May 24, 2010, over 432,000 electors (60 per cent of the votes cast) overwhelmingly voted the “party of parties” into office.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

I am forced to write on “the Russian visa question.” And question it is.