belated contribution by the American Chamber of Commerce
to the debate on the terrifying spate of criminal
activity was as hollow as it was politically correct.
Having remained quiet for so long, one would have
expected a strong response from this important body.
Instead, it expressed alarm about the situation...
I write, this there is a great deal of sadness within
me. Death has crept into my circle once again. I abhor
how death creeps upon us giving no warning or sign.
We are not allowed to say any last words or do anything
that can make a lasting impression...
need to camp out for a while and may even consider
setting up shop on the subject of manners...
15 years prior to 2000, the number of murders per
year in T&T ranged from 85 to 125. From the year
2000 onward, the annual total has increased dramatically,
such that, given the current trend...
Mohammed updated 24/04/05
dream. The shell of night is lifted, slowly. Day
is opening its petals, unhurriedly. A silhouette
beyond the house next door of coconut trees, long
leaves and stalks, lightens, heightens, taking on
form as beams branch about the spreading dawn...
Hamid Ghany updated
recent rumblings within the UNC have presented a new
dilemma for the party in the context of its own constitution...
Mathur updated 24/04/05
is the final column in a quartet of voices from our
country. Today we hear the voice of a mature woman
who is a single mother and a professional. I met this
woman running up Lady Chancellor Hill, remarked on
the yellow Lance Armstrong Live Strong
band she had on and we got talking...
fate of a quarter of the arable land in the country
and the livelihoods of 9,000 workers were down for
discussion in the Senate on Tuesday. But instead,
much of the Upper Houses time was taken up with
the sleazy remarks of one man...
Grant updated 24/04/05
after Gillian Luckys declaration that she would
continue to serve out my term in Parliament,
an election did not seem so far away any more...
A. George updated 24/04/05
This is the C in crime in T&T. It
starts with corruption of one form or anothera
corruption of morals, a corruption of values, a corruption
of systems and procedures so that we believe that
the State owes us something for free and were
entitled to take it wherever we could get it, whether
by airport corruption...
Padmore updated 24/04/05
great pomp and circumstance, the Caribbean Court of
Justice was inaugurated in Port-of-Spain on April
16. The agreement for its establishment was signed
by most of the member countries of the Caribbean Community,
including T&T, on February 14, 2001, at the 12th
intercessional meeting of the Conference of Heads
of Government held in Barbados...
Quentrall-Thomas updated 24/04/05
just spent two very interesting weeks in the UK and
Ireland and I thought I would share some of my observations
with you. The purpose of my visit was no less than
four family reunions as we have ancestors from all
over the UK, as well as Ireland and Holland...
Lee updated 10/04/05
it comes to the Caribbean connection in the Big Fug,
Trinis, or for that matter Bajans, Dominicans, Lucians,
Grenadians are all overshadowed by the Jamaican presence.
Its a combination of sheer numbers and the aggressive