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Sunday, April 24, 2011

The split among PNM MPs over the motion brought by their colleague, San Fernando East MP Patrick Manning opens some interesting debates on the (in)adequacy of the country’s system of governance.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

The paltry and pathetic offerings of the lame duck event which the THA is trying to promote as the “Tobago Jazz Experience” pale in comparison to the quality, standard and repertoires we had grown accustomed to in what was the real Tobago Jazz Festival or the Plymouth Jazz Festival as it was...

Sunday, April 24, 2011

When the alleged traffic violation involving former chairman of the Police Service Commission, Nizam Mohammed occurred, I suggested that given his wealth of experience, stature in politics and the legal profession, he should have seriously weighed the particular circumstances of this matter. It...

Sunday, April 24, 2011

The divided vote in the House of Representatives two Fridays ago brought to the fore the issue of the party line of the caucus versus the conscience vote of the parliamentary representative.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

It had been a long, hard journey from Galilee to Jerusalem, more than 80 miles, all on foot on roads that were usually dusty, often dangerous and never smooth. For the disciples the journey had been hard in other ways as well.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

After the dust of debate battle had dissipated in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, interesting Easter messages emerged from both sides. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar spoke of Christ’s life including selfless love for his fellow man.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Why are we the prophets?
Why are we the ones?
Who see the sad solution
Know what must be done?
I have no thought at all
Of my own reward
I really didn’t come here
Of my own accord
Just don’t say I’m
Damned for all time

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Before I begin to explore the substantive matter, in order to bring some sense to the debate, I think it is critical to indicate that the flurry of uninformed comment online regarding the entry into the market by low-cost carrier REDjet has missed the point entirely.

Friday, April 22, 2011

For many of us, school days were really happy days and perhaps those form part of our fondest memories.

Friday, April 22, 2011

As a child I had great difficulty accepting as dogma the various religious, philosophical, political and social ideologies that I encountered.

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