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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...

Sunday, December 3, 2017

UWI Chancellor Robert Bermudez affirms that every decision is a compromise. Finland, after WWII, plunged into political turmoil. Humanisation and dehumanisation are both possibilities.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

All groups and individual citizens must be given a fair opportunity to participate equitably in the economic and social use of Chaguaramas.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Two Sundays ago, Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan was elected political leader of the Congress of the People (COP). She defeated Sharon Gopaul-Mc Nicol by a margin of 416-168. A total of 589 votes were cast with two votes being spoilt and three votes being rejected.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

The tall green doors of jail opened. A prison guard peered out, looked me in the eye and slammed it shut.

I stood outside with three woman, one with a child, waiting for the guard to reappear.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

The older generation used the expression that the “empty can which rattles the most, makes unnecessary and unwanted noise.” In the lead-up to the recent COP internal elections, statements were made to the effect that the UNC/COP partnership had failed.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Christmas red, resplendent among yesterday’s outfits of several PNM MPs, marked entry of the merry season to Parliament.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Given the manner and form in which the UNC internal elections were called and held, without proper transparency or accountability, questions need to be asked about the validity of the results posted by the elections committee, a body appointed by the former National Executive, headed by the...

Friday, December 1, 2017

In the context of the recent events on the Beetham Estate, Wednesday, March 4, 1970, was a very meaningful day.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

A new report from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and UNAIDS says that expanding access to all HIV prevention options that are now available would reduce the number of new cases of HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean, which since 2010 has remained at 120,000 every year.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Economics 101 says that there will always be a spike in crime when the demand for things is greater than the supply, and given the state of the economy we need to brace ourselves for lots of desperate crimes.

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