Remove these shackles - Mar 8, 2021
If a brush with death is said to prompt man to reflect more deeply on life, then the Covid-19 pandemic that swooped down on mankind last year...
We will survive - Mar 1, 2021
I cannot claim to have conducted any scientific survey by interviewing samples of the population the way political pollsters do, but I feel certain if I did, I would find that as many as seven out of every ten adults believe that 'Trinidad and Tobago gone through',...
'Granny' Luces: Making of an Icon - Feb 22, 2021
"There's an old lady here...she says she wants to register to run the marathon...I don't know what to do...can you come and sort this out?"
Do not pollute protests with politics - Feb 15, 2021
I was wondering how many more candlelight vigils that seemed to be a genuine groundswell of public opinion on violent crimes against women would be staged in the name of abduction and murder victim Andrea Bharatt before two-by-two politicians sought to hijack what they would see as a mass movement they could ride for narrow self-interests, from photo-opportunities and media coverage to the prospect of political power.
'Be careful when you hunt rapists - Feb 8, 2021
THE outrage expressed by many people over the most recent case of the abduction and murder of a young woman is understandable.
Leaders or Liars - Feb 1, 2021
I prefix what I write here today with an article of faith that I have learnt to value, especially as I grow older: speak up, speak out, whenever I feel strongly about something, when I see lies being promoted as the truth, when I see evil portrayed as good, mine must be a voice of reason in a world that appears to be consumed by misinformation at a time when 'fake news' is ingested by herds of humans and regurgitated as gospel truths.
Let them eat 'old batteries' - Jan 25, 2021
In my column last week, I questioned why the Government thought was necessary to exclude from scrutiny of the relevant authority details of Government to Government contracts.
Mr. Politician, Sah - Jan 18, 2021
The urgency with which this nation must address the issues that threaten to throw us back into the Stone Age cannot be over-emphasised.
America's shame - Jan 11, 2021
As decent Americans try to come to terms with the shameful conduct of their president and his robotic army of white supremacists, dumb nationalists and sundry dissidents of multiple obscure persuasions, billions of people around the world who have suffered at the uneven, prejudiced hands of the world's greatest power will be inclined to gloat...
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