You are here

Columnists

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, September 3, 2017

To produce, air, and publish a variety of local productions on State-owned television and radio, with the associated social media network, is not merely a good proposition, it is an absolute requirement if we are going to transform this post-colonial society and begin to develop a civilisation...

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Last Thursday as we celebrated fifty-five years of Independence as a sovereign nation, for a brief moment we united to pledge our love for our country by, amongst other things, posting patriotic messages on social media, attending the Independence Day military parade and gathering to watch the...

Saturday, September 2, 2017

The T&T Guardian newspaper celebrates its centenary today, Saturday, September 2, 2017.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

It was inevitable.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

It is hard to believe that 30 years have flown by since Lord Funny asked searching questions in his 25th Independence anniversary calypso.

This August 31, in assessing the state of our nation-building project, we must update Funny and ask every citizen–55 years are gone, how yuh feel?

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Today we will celebrate 55 years of Independence. Let us give thanks to God for our democracy, our freedom and for the many gifts that He has bestowed upon us.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

It took a while, but the periodic cycle for change at the state broadcaster has finally caught up with us again, this time with very familiar language about the re-positioning and re-defining of the role of state broadcast media in T&T.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Children fare better after the death of a parent versus parental separation.

I remember the first time I heard those words. I was interviewing Rebekah Ali-Gouveia from The Elpis Centre and we were discussing the whole topic of divorce.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Every August 31, I pause to reflect on how my forefathers and foremothers fought for our nation’s independence.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Ever notice how things have changed in nutrition? Suddenly foreign “experts” in nutrition have changed their advice and started talking “natural”. Suddenly sugar is bad. Sugar is the new tobacco! Suddenly salt is good. It’s not related to high blood pressure.

Pages