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Sunday, May 1, 2011

As the various draft proposals for the advancement of the self-government of Tobago in respect of its relationship with Trinidad begin to emerge, the debate about the next phase of the island’s post-Trinidad association will continue to rise. The Trinidad and Tobago Act 1887 that provided the...

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Watch watch watch
Watch the buildings get taller
While while while
While the people get smaller

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was not in yesterday to see the group of chanting farmers that stretched the length of the eastern wing outside her St Clair office. “Moonilal must go!!...” they shouted as her office workers peered down through the glass windows. Apart from the statement...

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Farmers were actually surprised that their crops were bulldozed this week?

Friday, April 29, 2011

Will Self, the English novelist, last month told the Guardian (the British version, not the St Vincent Street one) that he might turn down his invitation to a Firetruck the Royal Wedding party today because he suspected that to attend—or even to hold—a function lampooning the...

Friday, April 29, 2011

This Sunday, we will be undertaking the 12th in our series of free Leading From Above The Line one-day introspective retreats at the Asa Wright Nature Centre, the first of which was held almost one year ago—on May 2, 2010.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Biblical scripture states that for everything there is a season—a time to sow and a time to reap. And with no intention to blaspheme or offend, as the verse would apply in our country—a time to bulldoze once notices have been served.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

It is true generally that citizens of nation states are emboldened by the relative power their original homelands enjoy in the world’s council of governance.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Among the most aggravating and exasperating features of Trinidad’s population is the alarming speed with which we rush to make strong pronouncements based on headlines in the print media or sound bites in the electronic media.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Race Monster, Part 2 - In late 1869 in Trinidad, Jules Espinet, a mixed-race doctor, was insulted by Robert Bakewell, a white British doctor, via a letter published in a newspaper.

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