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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, June 22, 2011

 “Vast expenditure on criminalisation and repressive measures directed at producers, traffickers and consumers of illegal drugs have clearly failed to effectively curtail supply or consumption.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

In a cut-throat business that often exemplifies gaudiness and chaos, Wayne Berkeley was a breath of fresh air. Organised, creative, regal, his mas possessed an elegance and his interpretation of themes had a scope that appealed to everyone, young and old.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

We’ve been told that “they—Africans—came before Columbus.” However, the bulk of Africans subsequently arrived in less than auspicious circumstances and, as far as we know, were not welcomed to their “new homes” or, precisely, “holding bays” with enthusiastic cheers and/or blaring trumpets.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Now is not me who say so, is London 2012 Olympics...no lie. Olympic Committee are you listening? Patrick want to put several records held by local race walkers—Colvin Patrick, Bertrand Dufont, Libert Valentine and the venerable Lord Popo (Reginald Alphonse) under serious threat...

Monday, June 20, 2011

Last Tuesday evening my friend Jalaludin Khan invited me to chat with his tour guide class.

Monday, June 20, 2011

The manager in the well cut suit sitting opposite me in a sleek board room looked suspiciously near tears.

Monday, June 20, 2011

It is estimated that there may currently exist over 8,000 illegal migrants in Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

The week that has passed was titled Caribbean Investment week.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

As I commented to Dr Tim Gopeesingh on a flight last weekend, if you remove the word “disrespect” from the language and lexicon of the head honchos of the Tobago House of Assembly, it seems they would have nothing left to say.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

The row that erupted last weekend between Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and the Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), Orville London must be understood in the context of a long struggle over a period of 35 years for greater autonomy for Tobago and the neglect of the...

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