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Thursday, June 9, 2011

I saw with some alarm the ads taken out by UTT and Costaatt a few weeks ago announcing they were now “accredited” institutions.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Three interesting health-related events took place last week. Much to the dismay of certain radio talk show hosts, the Attorney General absolved the 10 San Fernando Hospital doctors and nurses from blame in the death of Crystal Boodoo-Ramsoomair.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

“Now it all came together for Alexander. His success as a conqueror, coupled with his mother’s revelations of her divine encounter, caused the impressionable young king to become convinced he was descended from the Olympian gods.”

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

This year 2011, having been designated by the UN the International Year for the African Diaspora, it’s hardly surprising that, in some quarters, the long drawn-out mental process of psychological emancipation can conceivably lead into all sorts of blind alleys, not excluding the use of race as a...

Monday, June 6, 2011

I feel like I’m starring in The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, and I’m seriously worried that Gregory, my t’ai chi instructor, and Colin, my personal trainer, are going to be arrested for my kidnapping. I am totally baffled. I don’t know who this person is inside my body any more.

Monday, June 6, 2011

There is no need to remind anyone that the world supply of natural gas is increasing and according to BP’s chief economist Christof Rühl, the global demand for oil/gas may have adjusted to a lower level from the previous peak.

Monday, June 6, 2011

The morning star that guided my father to bring his family—wife and three children—from India to these twin islands in the Caribbean, to work as chief engineer to design a highway in Tobago more than decades back was not only rare, it was charmed.

Monday, June 6, 2011

In Trinidad and Tobago “bad-talking” is a national past-time in some supposedly responsible quarters who even tend to be eagerly on the lookout for the latest instances of misfortune and assumed, yet unproven, wrong-doing.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Despite basking in the glory of their first anniversary on May 24, 2011, as a coalition government—an event marked by an orgy of sanctimonious self-congratulations—the People’s Partnership Government continues to encounter serious emerging obstacles in its path to deliver to the public.

Monday, June 6, 2011

From out of nowhere this man came
And wid his big mout’ shot to fame
Talking ’bout everything and what everybody do
Ranting on de air on Power 102
He jump wid haste from de PNM ship
Lambaste Manning and de chief whip

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