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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...

Friday, September 8, 2017

September is celebrated throughout the world as National Prostate Health Month and we want to do our part in creating a greater awareness on prostate cancer which is the number one cancer diagnosed in men in Trinidad and Tobago. This article addresses one of the main reasons why this is so.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Hinduism, for more than ten thousand years, has propagated the belief that there is one Supreme Being who manifests Himself when evil overtakes the world.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Who would have thought that an announcement on the fate of a state broadcaster in T&T would, at this time, have occupied so much space and time in the social sphere and on new and traditional media?

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, recently paid a visit to Barbados and St Lucia, where she met with their Heads of Government and held discussions on a wide variety of topics, with a consistent focus on bilateral relations.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The last time I walked down the Eastern Main Road I was 17 years old and drunk. It was Carnival Saturday night and my friends and I walked from a house fete deep in the Maracas St Joseph Valley to the Kerry house in St Augustine.

Monday, September 4, 2017

A commentator on a radio talk show in T&T agreed that it is necessary that we diversify our economy. However, he does not see a fundamental role for the Government nor the need for centres of excellence, which concentrate on the development of a few technologies/industries via innovation.

Monday, September 4, 2017

I’ve often marvelled at how my mother was part of a generation that is perhaps the one to date, across all human history, to experience the greatest scale, diversity, pace, and arguably impact, of technological change.

She lived through all but a decade of the Guardian century.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

In one of my earliest columns, I mentioned an Independence Day tradition in which my father and I discuss (more like argue) whether that hallowed event of 1962 was a mistake for Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Dual citizenship reared its head once more in our political arena last week quite unexpectedly.