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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, July 23, 2017

“O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” Few lines are as recognisable as this one taken from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (Act 2, Scene 2); the immortal tale of two “star-cross’d” lovers whose young lives come to a tragic end.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

In the aftermath of the talks between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition, what has emerged is that the Government is having consultations for a legislative fix to the problems associated with the fallout from the Marcia Ayers-Caesar fiasco.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Fundamental disagreement on the means to resolve the immediate problem of how to allow 53 people facing the Magistrates’ Court to “get justice”, effective and speedy, characterised the meeting between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

“Stasis” is defined as a state or condition in which things do not change, move or progress.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

She may have been low profile, post (second) Ministerial dismissal recently, but PNM MP Marlene McDonald’s back “in the political saddle” in other areas.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

As a former Deputy Director of Education/Head of Quality Assurance in a London Borough, my observation is that if we are committed to excellence in teaching and learning, then our education system needs to be restructured.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The thought of bringing children into this de­praved world used to give me pause. Three years of working in non-profits to support victims of sex crimes placed ten thousand nightmares into my mind’s eye. I have learned to eliminate that fear by fighting to make a difference.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar SC is right! At the recently held meeting between her and Prime Minister Dr Rowley, she refused to support any legislative avenues which the Government may be considering in an effort to solve the recent judicial/JLSC mess.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

I have been coming across a growing number of people who, like me, have become addicted to the Parliament Channel. In my view, it is one of the best things on local television.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

I am asked time and time again, if I were prime minister what would I do differently. Within the first 100 days of my administration, I would take legislation to Parliament to change the way we manage ourselves. I would establish over 80 communities categorised into cities, towns and villages....

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