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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Today we mark the first Sunday in Lent and Lent is the 40 days in which Roman Catholics try to do good to themselves and those around them. Carnival just past saw a few songs espousing love and the need to love and show love to each other.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Pope Francis proclaimed in his Ash Wednesday Homily that Lent is the opportunity to ‘unmask’—to ‘see’ the faces of children yearning for the future.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Carnival and calypso —can they be combined to counter crime and corruption? As I settled into my writing/study room on Ash Wednesday morning at 4.30 to flesh-out this column around a subject that had been playing around in my mind over the last weekend, the rains began cascading.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

One month from now, Trinidad and Tobago will have a new President. As the arrangements for the transition are being put in place, one can only hope that there will not be any controversies associated with it.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

The Blue Devils are menacing, the “Tribe” chic in her dental-floss-covered-behind sashays, back backs on the man, and as Kees sings in, “Hello, ... she play the ting like a banjo.” Across the grand stage, the buxom Sailor chips with ease, bosom moving to the rhythm of steel.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

In March 2014, the Reparations Commission which was established in 2013 by Caricom comprising 15 member States in the Caribbean published its Ten Point Plan for Reparatory Justice.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

It’s finally official pronouncement.

After assorted speculation, international “exposés”, claims, blame, perceived ducking and eventual declaration, Prime Minister Keith Rowley hid nothing yesterday.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Last Sunday it was reported in the print media that the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) planned to construct a “multi-use” housing development at Curepe.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Opportunities come dressed in working clothes and therefore not always easy to spot and harness. The energy sector is critical to T&T’s economic future.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

It was quite interesting over the last week, to read other writers’ perceptions about Carnival and its effects on Trinbagonian society.

These viewpoints ranged from “Carnival is a reflection of the morality of our people, going rapidly downhill” to “Just a bikini mas. No originality!”

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