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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Several years ago I was commissioned as part of a two-person team to research and write a history of the Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society (TTCS).

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

There I was, trying to explain to some young people this weekend about Juvay after one of them asked me what section and band I was “marching” in and what costume I was going to wear.

Monday, February 5, 2018

The government of T&T, nearly 40 years ago, decided to commercialise the natural gas that was being flared as a waste product by the oil companies operating in the country.

Monday, February 5, 2018

There are some ways of wielding power that should end a political dynasty, for they are so cynical, manipulative and unethical that collective disgust should rise up with toppling momentum.

Monday, February 5, 2018

My New York readers recall how parts of our stories can vanish. How we need to stubbornly re-tell them. It’s the youthman at the end, who shifts the narrative, who’s disappeared again.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

It is a little over a week before we enter the annual Lenten season and it’s another opportunity for people to make all kinds of resolutions in the hope of turning around their lives to become more Christian-like.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Once again, on behalf of the Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL) minority shareholders, I am persuaded that kudos are in order for the hard-working men and women of the TTSEC for the crucial role they played in ensuring that the NCB Financial Group’s (NCBFG) US$2.35 per share take-over bid for GHL...

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Herodotus marvelled how roads linking Asia with Persepolis allowed cities to grow along the alluvial plains of the Oxus and Laxartes rivers. By 1492 three caravels set sail in a quest to improve trade routes and treaties with China.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

There is a view circulating and gaining currency that the primary, perhaps only responsibility of the national private sector, is to trade on the foreign exchange rents earned by the energy sector; and that is if the Government allows that to happen.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Now that the Police Service Commission is being questioned publicly about how it arrived at its recommendations for the positions of Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Police, T&T’s political culture took a new twist in the direction of transparency for Service Commissions.

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