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Wesley Gibbings

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
In FEM Hosein’s 1931 Author’s Apology to introduce the script of his play, Hyarima and the Saints, the then mayor of Arima shyly recalls the label of “poet” applied to him by Lady Hollis, wife of the
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
I want to talk today about potholes. But first a little background, because there is a way of wearing the hard times to which we have apparently not paid sufficient attention.
Monday, November 6, 2017
Just about now, a 42-year-old Penal mason will be enjoying his freedom after close to 90 days in jail for an act described by the police as “road rage.”
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
A fascination with long-lasting youth and the possibility of suspending, if not reversing, the natural impacts of ageing have always fascinated people, from the writers of religious texts, poetry and
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The euphemistically-described “gaming” industry in T&T needs to be formally recognised at law and regulated to attempt to avoid some of its worst effects, especially the facilitation of unlawful a
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
We have by now probably exhausted all available means to pillory the executive management of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) and, hopefully, by the time the ink dries on this
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Our politicians, and the people who adore and worship them, are going to find out someday that we badly need to sit down as adults and seriously settle important issues of national development.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
I can’t remember where or when it was, but it was from the mouth of a school child that I first heard what turned out to be a pretty longstanding dictum: “Weather determines what you wear, but climate
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By today, those with a serious interest in the country’s development—and not disingenuous partisan point-scoring—would have critically and constructively examined Monday’s proposed fiscal package for
Friday, September 29, 2017
The transformational impact of the so-called “digital age’ on traditional, mainstream media is undeniable.