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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...

Sunday, September 24, 2017

By way of introduction, the book of Ecclesiastes 4:9-12, in the Bible, speaks to us concerning the value of fellowship. It reminds us that two are better than one, and three together is better than two together. Solomon uses the analogy of a threefold cord.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.” So goes the popular adage; one that cautions those who have been cheated to avoid falling victim a second time when dealing with the same person or situation.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Last week the scrutiny challenges facing this country were fully exposed.

On the positive side was the appearance of Prime Minister Rowley before a Joint Select Committee of Parliament to answer questions related to the scandal of the ferry service between Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

There is more than a shade of Orwellian doom to this hurricane and earthquake season.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Prime Minister’s appearance before the Joint Select Committee (JSC) on Monday was interesting to say the least.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi was clearly unimpressed by certain flack he received from Opposition and Independent benches in the Senate on Tuesday, after piloting proposals to abolish preliminary enquiries.

Friday, September 22, 2017

If nuclear deterrence is a cardinal principle, why should it be a cardinal principle only for a few? Why should North Korea denuclearise when others are not doing so? When the others are testing and enhancing their nuclear capacity?

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Many commentators compare us with the likes of Singapore, Taiwan with respect to our economic development and invariably our failure to develop is placed on the ineffectiveness of our governance.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Over the past few days, the media have literally come under attack. At the premises of A&V Oil and Gas in Penal (A&V), Guardian Media photographer Kristian De Silva and others were assaulted and their belongings (camera and vehicle) were damaged and/or destroyed.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Last year around this time the country lost a young mother to suicide. She jumped to her death while on vacation. If ever there was a silver lining to be found was the awareness that the news brought to mental illness and post-partum depression.