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Monday, February 28, 2011

Last Wednesday in the House of Representatives the Minister of Foreign Affairs Surujrattan Rambachan used shock and awe tactics to make his point on why the Opposition should join the Government in passing the Constitution (Amendment) (Capital Offences) Bill 2011.

Monday, February 28, 2011

One more child has been found dead and one more family is in mourning and in anguish. Daniel Guerra, a smiling seven-year-old left his home to go to a parlour no more than 50 feet away while his grandmother, in their gallery, awaited his return.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Are we really happy here
With this lonely game we play
Looking for words to say?
Searching but not finding understanding anyway
We’re lost in a masquerade

—This Masquerade, George Benson

Sunday, February 27, 2011

The lights were on in the House of Representatives yesterday. But not everybody was at home.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

I spent the last weekend doing some filming in the Fullarton swamp in Icacos; the best time to set up your camera is pre-dawn when all of the wildlife is stirring from slumber.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

The Ravi B incident at Skinner Park on Saturday night only highlights a deeper malaise in Trinidad and Tobago of what is wrong with the promotion of culture in this country and the need for an independent commission for culture and sound directions for cultural policy and actions...

Saturday, February 26, 2011

This article is written to the people of Laventille and to the people of all other communities with similar social challenges. Brace yourselves.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Keith Smith RIP—Part III In 23 years of writing Thank God It’s Friday, there have been only two deaths before Keith Smith’s that spurred three columns from me: my own father’s, in 1993, and Andre Tanker’s in 2002; they’ve come at ten-year intervals, I notice.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Jack Warner is the last person I thought would play the race card but then, as my mother says, “You never know.” Here is Kamla and the PP getting their licks because they don’t know their ears from their navels but all Jack could say when workers use the democratic tools to...

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Essay by Marcus Reece Seepersad, Sixth Form student of Couva East Secondary: In recent times, our country has seen much social, economic and political change.

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