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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, November 22, 2017

In our house, the five-second rule extends to somewhere near five days; if it looks good to eat, then go right ahead.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

During the course of my work on freedom of expression and freedom of the press, I have more than once, rather controversially, wished those who hope to restrict free expression on the internet “all the very worst luck in the world.” I had cause to do so again on two recent occasions.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

On this day fifty-four years ago, John F Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America, would leave the White House and never return. Less than 24 hours later he would be dead, struck down while campaigning in the city of Dallas, Texas.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Some years ago I wrote, “driving back to the beach house, after reading the ‘morning papers,’ the elderly gentleman from Preysal seated next to me, looked out at the lush, green fields, sighed and said quietly, ‘Look at that, nuh!

Monday, November 20, 2017

You haven’t encountered gangster until you’ve met the Indo-Caribbean grannies of Toronto’s Jane and Finch area.

Monday, November 20, 2017

I hope somebody deals with that,” Angela Davis mused from the stage.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

The need for “historical justice” is one significant element largely missing from the reportage and commentary on the Chaguaramas land distribution contention that first surfaced towards the end of the 2010-2015 UNC administration.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Vasant Bharath made a tactical blunder last Wednesday when he announced that he would not contest the position of political leader of the UNC in the party’s internal elections on November 26 instant.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

History will record that the Islamic State caliphate—a bizarre pseudo-state founded on illusory goals, created by a global horde of jihadis, and enforced with perverted viciousness—survived for three years, three months and some eighteen days.” —The New Yorker (October 17, 2017)

Saturday, November 18, 2017

UNC MP Roodal Moonilal wasted no time in Parliament yesterday assisting Government with advice.

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