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Saturday, May 19, 2018

Last week I ended by characterising the East Indian way of life as one being filled with devotion to country. This devotion is akin to the love and affection that one would have for his/her own mother.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Finance Minister Colm Imbert and UNC Senator Wade Mark were at it again yesterday.

Early in the Senate sitting, both were trading grumbled remarks after Imbert declared mistrust of Mark’s arithmetic.

Friday, May 18, 2018

The member for Caroni Central, Dr Bhoe Tewarie, has given the House of Representatives every reason for him to be referred to the House’s Privileges Committee.

Friday, May 18, 2018

The headline in another newspaper earlier this week—“Tax Doubles”—was both misleading and sensational. Everyone earning over a certain annual net income is required to pay tax, whether you are a lawyer or a doubles vendor.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The purpose of any government is to improve on the performance of its predecessor. That should have been a low performance bar for this administration given the populist excesses of the UNC.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

What a vitriolic society we have become! Like Mt. Vesuvius, the explosive eruptions of caustic words, biased viewpoints and unrelenting acrimony has been the mainstay of many issues, and have shaken us to the core. Moral destruction and shattered values seem to be the order of the day.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Last weekend, my family and I witnessed indescribable love. Woodford Square has been a place of many revolutions, but last Saturday the only fight was one of hope.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Having covered and observed Caribbean elections over several decades (and even participated in one 37 years ago as a Tapia candidate), I must say I have always wondered why so many political contestants are eventually proven to either be wholly incompetent or hopelessly dishonest and corrupt.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Back in 2009, I received several injections while undergoing medical treatment in the States. Although my physical health improved, there was one psychosomatic side-effect: anxiety attacks.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Simplification is a hell of a thing. If you simplify too much, people feel you are a jerk.

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