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Monday, April 11, 2011

When I got this email from the former acting medical director of the San Fernando General Hospital, anaesthetist Dr Anand Chatoorgoon despite its dramatic accusatory tone, I was relieved. The silence from doctors despite an open letter and repeated calls to the General Secretary...

Monday, April 11, 2011

Based on numerous requests, I reproduce as my article today, the address I gave at the recent press conference at the Mariott, held by Mrs Jacqueline Cheesman, Mr Kenneth Parker and myself.

Monday, April 11, 2011

“As a people we must reject crass appeals to race, especially those designed to drum up personal or political support. The Government too, should not be afraid to call it as it is.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The recent revocation of the appointment of Nizam Mohammed as Chairman of the Police Service Commission has highlighted the powers of the presidency in this country.

Sunday, April 10, 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

Sunday, April 10, 2011

When Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar told the House of Representatives that yesterday was a “red- letter” day, she probably didn’t know how just much it was. Of course Persad-Bissessar had been referring to her settlement of the public servants’ wage issue. Dressed in a dark red (similar...

Sunday, April 10, 2011

I have spent the past week thinking about our mortality, but more importantly is the life lived before, though we must confront this inevitability. My father, Martin Kernahan, passed away last week Sunday in his sleep at home. There is no psychological preparation for this.

Friday, April 8, 2011

I have no intention of discussing the remarks made by the former Chairman of the Police Service Commission Mr Nizam Mohammed, for as far as I am concerned, the President of the Republic has acted on the matter and his decision is final.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Sometimes society conditions us to see ourselves as victims of a societal wrong that took place decades and sometimes centuries ago. In such situations our minds are held hostage by an imaginary oppressor who no longer really exists.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Last Friday, in sympathy with the children of Trinidad and Tobago who, last Tuesday, sat the Secondary Entrance Assessment examination, I began an SEA test paper myself.

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