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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...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Psychologists and researchers into emotions long ago recognised the “Duchenne smile” of genuine happiness. If you’ve ever seen a toddler laughing with her mother you’ve seen two Duchenne smiles.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Take Yifan Hou for example. Think of her signature achievements. Who is Yifan Hou? She is the youngest Woman’s World Chess Champion ever.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The disaster in Japan has brought into focus the enormous problem of nuclear reactors and the possibility of radiation disease from the malfunctioning of one of these.

Monday, March 28, 2011

There is a view that the articles enunciated in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights have been and are being honoured “more in the breach than the observance” in many parts of the world.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

In 1929, two famous anthropologists landed in Trinidad. They had just finished field work on the Bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana, and they were waiting for a ship to take them back to the US.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago appears to be once again getting ready to commence the battle to try to reform the public service of the country.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

It’s hard to imagine what kind of reaction Police Service Commission chairman Nizam Mohammed was hoping for when he put the bluntly inflammatory statement before the Municipal and Service Commissions Joint Select Committee (JSC) that the racial profile of the Police Service’s leadership was...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

The Web site  panonthenet.com last week advertised a Symposium to Examine Carnival’s Creative and Commercial Inputs.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Dear Dr Shehenaz Mohammed, general secretary of the Medical Professionals Association of T&T (MPATT), Words fail me.  After 15 years of writing this column, words fail me. A burden...because the truth is as glaring as the midday sun.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

On Wednesday, the Indian High Commission in T&T hosted a business seminar designed to provide information and identify opportunities for increased trade between T&T and India.

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