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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.

The present state of our nation’s law enforcement apparatus leaves much...

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Mark Loquan won’t be hearing the music he co-composed with Ken “Professor” Philmore and Destra—at least he won’t be hearing it live. At Panorama, there will be steelbands playing Calling Meh, but Loquan will be in Africa.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

A couple weeks ago, I was on a flight to Mexico City and as usual, I ended up chatting with the person next to me. An accountant with PWC in Mexico City, he was a young football fanatic. When I told him I was from Trinidad, the first thing he said was —“Oh!

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Vignette 1  Sept 2, 1999.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

VIGILANTE—vig·i·lan·te (n.) One who takes or advocates the taking of law enforcement into one's own hands.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

“It is human nature that if you push a people enough, they will begin to push back.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

On January 2, 2011, I wrote an article captioned: “Is there a crisis in governance and security.” I continued the next week with: “PM: Set your cabinet and security houses in order.” A previous one was captioned: “Crude realities facing Commissioner Gibbs.” These articles were...

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Late last year, a Bill seeking to amend the Constitution of Jamaica was introduced in their House of Representatives.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Nine night of matter
Black flowers blossom
Fearless on my breath
Black flowers blossom
Fearless on my breath
Water is my eye
Most faithful mirror
Fearless on my breath
—Teardrop, Massive Attack

Sunday, February 20, 2011

The dressing down(s) started early in the House of Representatives yesterday. House Speaker Wade Mark wasted little effort in conveying his feelings to MPs after last week’s PNM walkout and accusations about him in connection with this.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

It is something that had to be seen to be believed; even so, after scrutinising the photographs making the rounds on the interweb, the mind fashioned all manner of scenarios to explain this terrifying imagery.

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