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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...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The gap between old fashion parenting and modern parenting seems to be ever widening and loads of judgment appears to be the only thing forming a bridge.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

It was particularly irksome to witness ill-informed statements concerning a perceived paucity/absence of indigenous reportage on the events leading to, and during, the onslaught of Hurricane Irma, particularly since I know the opposite to be true.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

It’s an established fact that hurricanes named after women are more dangerous than hurricanes with male names. Seems that people simply take them on less so it’s calm before the storm, but no calm during the storm and no calm after… for long after.

Monday, September 11, 2017

I’ll tell the story from where it started. With the full 2 am flight from Piarco to Newark last weekend.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

When I think about the house I grew up in, there’s one item in particular that stands out in my mind. It was a large framed copy of “Desiderata”, a poem by Max Ehrmann (1927) that hung on a wall in my father’s office.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The PNM almost forgot to celebrate the second anniversary of their 2015 election victory last Thursday. So much was promised to so many and so little has been delivered.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

To give love and care to those humans without the capacity to even acknowledge our presence, who are unable to share a smile to encourage us to carry on with the love and care, is a human challenge we face with babies born without the most basic of human capabilities; but who are yet as fully...

Sunday, September 10, 2017

This past week saw the tragic murders of two elderly ladies with no apprehension of the killers, the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma to our Caribbean neighbours, more scandalous revelations in respect of the sea bridge, and the trite but predictable poll results which stated what we all...

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Dark clouds, thunder and showers outside the Parliament yesterday marked resumption of business for MPs.

Friday, September 8, 2017

In response to a letter from Ms Fatimah Mohammed addressed to the Editor, dated August 25, we wish to provide information on the work of the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago, the mandate of which is to safeguard our built and natural heritage.