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Sunday, September 4, 2011

The small circular plaster adorning former Prime Minister Patrick Manning’s left temple did not arise from the “jamming” which he received from  National Security Minister John Sandy and other PP members during yesterday’s  House of Representatives debate.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

“I jess want to say dey have all de black pee-pull… black pee-pull... lock dong, unda pressha but look fass dem indyan in central undawatta!

Saturday, September 3, 2011

In 2007, the Sengalese-American hip hop star, Akon, put down an ordinary dutty wine on a teenaged girl in a Port-of-Spain nightclub and respectable T&T was horrified to the core that such a thing could happen; as if they don’t glance out of their car windows and see it every weekend night...

Friday, September 2, 2011

Great leaders are like great works of art—you see them and you love them, but they are both not easily duplicated. You can describe in highly graphic and descriptive terms how lovely they are, but the art they produce defy a step-by-step description of exactly how they were created.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

In preparation for writing this article, I took the opportunity to read yet again the speech delivered by the late Dr Eric Williams, the first Prime Minister of this nation, when he addressed the Independence Youth Rally at the Queen’s Park Oval.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The consequences of the decision of a former Prime Minister to plunge this country into the valley of decision some three years before being constitutionally obliged to do so are daily being manifested in ways unimagined even by him.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Black Power revolution, also known as the Black Power movement 1970, saw the death of a protester, Basil Davis, who was killed by the police. The tension was the underlying cause of riots, protests, and an army mutiny for the end of foreign influence over the economy.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her Government took probably their most important and perhaps courageous decision of their 15 months in office with the declaration of the state of emergency.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

“We had only heard of democracy. We really believed the magical beautiful word… But a lot of things turned out not exactly the way we expected.” So said a Russian citizen (in the NY Times of August 19) of democracy in the former Soviet Union.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

One thing Trinis could do is throw a fete. Whether it is a Carnival fete, a wedding fete or a funeral fete, whether it is a fete in honour of someone’s triumph or in honour of someone’s life, we could throw a fete.

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