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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...

Monday, December 6, 2010

I know how you can spend about $150 and give a truly meaningful gift: buy Caribbean books for Christmas. Buying Caribbean books for presents helps Caribbean literature to stay in print. You give children and adults the wonderful gift of discovering and appreciating their own culture.

Monday, December 6, 2010

“Is India Indian? Does it matter? The majority of India’s citizens will not (to this day) be able to identify its boundaries on a map, or say which language is spoken where, or which god is worshipped in what region.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Last week I spoke about the debate raging within the tourism industry. Most agreed that we have a marketing problem. But that is where the agreement ends. There is still no agreement as to how we should brand Trinidad, Tobago and of course, Trinidad and Tobago.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Without a doubt, the details of what led to the firing of former Caribbean Airlines CEO need to be clarified. As a state-owned enterprise, all citizens have an interest in ensuring that the company is well-run and does not become a burden, again, to the treasury.

Monday, December 6, 2010

The persons who have been charged with the authourity over the years for managing Tobago’s affairs must now step forward and take responsibility for what can only be described as the systematic and sustained destruction of Tobago.

Monday, December 6, 2010

The case for changing the Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago can only be considered in the context of whether the evolutionary process from the Crown Colony system, that was introduced after the capture of Trinidad by Britain from Spain in 1797, and the imposition of the Crown Colony system...

Monday, December 6, 2010

As the Yuletide season brings good will and gifts, Robert Ramnarine’s legitimate expectation is having his Portuguese wife, Zalia acquire her permanent residence status in Trinidad and Tobago.This decision will depend on how quickly he can assemble the documents requested by the Ministry of...

Saturday, December 4, 2010

It seemed to have been showbiz week in the House of Representatives in recent days. More than the usual amount of showing (and telling) that is. For instance, while “m.....

Saturday, December 4, 2010

When I read the stories in the newspapers of another family having lost a loved one at the hands of murderous bandits in this country, I find myself struggling to contain a strong physiological reaction which can only be described as heightened nausea.

Friday, December 3, 2010

In the rest of the world, life imitates art; in Trinidad, life imitates parody; but not well. On Sunday, with much fanfare (“fanfare” being a kinder description than, “with much blowing of its own trumpet”), AIMtt was launched.

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