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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, April 3, 2011

Two things got me thinking last week.Firstly, I was at a meeting at which some government programmes were being discussed.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

 Dear readers, 

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Everybody loves William and Kate.  She’s pretty, somehow reminds people of the late great Diana and has not yet been featured in a sex tape.  He, similarly, is disappointingly clean.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Continuing from last week on the issue of medical negligence, there is also the more recent 1998 case of Rana Ramlal-v-South West Regional Health Authority, Dr Patricia Deonarine and Attorney General where the plaintiff was a 19-year-old, who, being 18 to 20 weeks pregnant,...

Sunday, April 3, 2011

An inspired author looking down through the stream of history stated: “The present is a time of overwhelming interest to all living.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Back in 1998-99 there was considerable controversy surrounding the policy decision by the then Government to introduce a system of departmental joint select committees to oversee the work of government agencies and departments. At the heart of that controversy lay the issue of whether or not the...

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Big men feeling small
Weak ones standing tall
I will watch them fall
They won’t go when I go
And I’ll go where I’ve longed
To go so long
Away from tears
Unclean minds mislead the pure
The innocent will leave for sure
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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Rumours circulating around the House of Representatives yesterday that Nizam Mohammed had been “axed” to resign as Police Service Commission chairman, turned out to be merely a part of observances that usually mark occasions such as yesterday. April Fools’ day. So far.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Ohhhhh snap! Now he gone and done it! When outgoing PSC Chairman Nizam Mohammed spoke before the joint select committee of parliament, he struggled to convey an appreciation for the sensitivity of race.

Friday, April 1, 2011

On Tuesday, the children of Trinidad and Tobago sat the Secondary Entrance Assessment examination, formerly the 11-Plus, which determines which school they will enter in adolescence and, by extension, whether they will own a BMW or wash cars in adulthood.

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