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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...

Saturday, December 25, 2010

She yanked the twisted metal comb through the last tangle and her granddaughter, sitting between her legs on the step below, yelped in pain.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

More than ever, T&T needs a human development plan. Crime-fighting plans, as much as they seem to be the answer to the crime problem, will, by themselves, do little to address the root cause of the indiscipline and violence plaguing the society.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

The steeple of St Mary’s Anglican Church is the first landmark that greets anyone who enters the village of Tacarigua from its western side. Although the present building was constructed in 1901, this architectural splendour has been a part of the village landscape since 1843.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

“Alcohol is like love:
The first kiss is magic,
the second is intimate,
the third is routine.
After that you just take the girl’s clothes off.”
—Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

“The monument—‘a living will and testament’ to the lives of the 12 men who were brutally and senselessly gunned down, some while in the line of duty, and others while asleep or otherwise in the comfort of their homes.”
—Guyana Chronicle, December 14

 

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

I do not know what the problem is with Trinis and hospitals.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Among the most fascinating documents to come out of the WikiLeaks revelations is a cable allegedly sent by the head of the US Interests Section in Havana, Jonathan Farrar, on August 11, 2009. The document is a virtual diplomatic bombshell.

Monday, December 20, 2010

The announcement by the Barbados Light & Power Co Ltd (BL&P) that it has secured the green light from Government for its wind generation project at Lamberts in the north of the island, is good news for the proponents of alternative energy.

Monday, December 20, 2010

It has been said, “Poets sometimes say wise things which they themselves need not understand.”

Monday, December 20, 2010

When you think about it, a mouse had a profound affect on Christmas. Because of a mouse—and probably his mouse friends—we have the Christmas carol Silent Night. Nearly everyone knows the story of how Silent Night came about.

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