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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, January 17, 2018

What is it about other people’s nakedness that fascinates us so? I believe that I know no one who would intently walk out their house naked and I suppose and there are many reasons why this is so.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Over 500 years ago a Dominican friar uttered the first words against racism. Back then it wasn’t even a word. The word wasn’t even placed in the Oxford Dictionary until the 1900’s. Imagine standing up for something that didn’t even have a name yet!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Last Monday, I spent the morning at San Fernando City Hall with 2013 shooting victim Caron Asgarali, about 20 secondary school students and supporters of Asgarali’s wordily-branded group—Raising Awareness on the Ripple Effect of gun violence (RARE).

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Two events that occurred last week Monday had an austere effect on the nation’s psyche.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

There seems to be general acceptance that governance in T&T is in a mess. Can it be ever improved? Based on my experience as a medical doctor over the last 40 years, and with the greatest of regret, I have to say no. I hope I am wrong.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Comandantas from Mexico’s Zapatista Army for National Liberation (EZLN) recently called for a global gathering of rebellious women. Their language reflected centuries of radical leadership of Indigenous women in the Caribbean.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Remember my story how five years ago, swaying beneath the stage of his Savannah temple, David Rudder lost my attention, as my pores raised watching this 20-something near me singing each word by heart.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Lascaux cave art in France illustrates how intelligence acts as an apparatus for human interaction with the world, permitting learning and adaptation to nature.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

“The question is: How to create a political environment that will sift out the unwanted?”—Tony Rakhal-Fraser, January 7, 2018.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

For the third time in our presidential history, both a Prime Minister and a Leader of the Opposition signed the nomination form for a presidential candidate to be elected by the Electoral College.

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