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Saturday, January 22, 2011

That loud noise which was  heard in the Parliament chamber at 1 pm prior to yesterday’s start of the House of Representatives was not the crash of a piano falling on the credibility of Attorney General Anand Ramlogan.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Staying true to my word limit in my last column, I was forced to omit many subject areas which would seem obvious to most in any discussion about tourism in the region. I was adequately reminded of this in the flurry of comments elicited by the column.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Many try to claim the moral high ground through their words, but it is only through action that such a claim can be realised.

Friday, January 21, 2011

How do you make a grand piano disappear? Appoint a petty man as Attorney-General. How do you make a traffic accident disappear? Have a Cabinet Minister at the wheel of one of the cars. How do you make the difference between an old and a new government disappear?

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The recent public utterances of the leadership of the Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) from both new leader Dr Keith Rowley and old leader in waiting Patrick Manning has revealed that the PNM’s position of contempt for the Indo-Trinidadian community has remained part...

Thursday, January 20, 2011

A few days after Kamla Persad-Bissessar became the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, she dropped in at the headquarters of the Maha Sabha and announced blithely that the nation will adopt a multicultural rather than a transcendent cultural policy that served our nation well during its first...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The electorate did not give the People’s Partnership and its constituent elements “permission to mash up the place” when on May 24, 2010, over 432,000 electors (60 per cent of the votes cast) overwhelmingly voted the “party of parties” into office.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

I am forced to write on “the Russian visa question.” And question it is.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The soft sofa became a prison. Food, TV, cigarettes and alcohol made up Bob’s life, but none of them brought any pleasure. He tried to be cheerful. “I haven’t one shred of ego left,” Bob said. “I really don’t think I’ll live much longer.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

“If you looked up at the Laventille hills over the past three weeks, you might have noticed that there was a haze preventing you from seeing the hills clearly. Is this Sahara dust, pollen from the rain or pollution from industry? No one at the EMA knows.

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