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Wednesday 12th December, 2007

 
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Guardian Columnists
Sunday
Anand Ramlogan updated 09/11/07

The residents of Tabaquite have been pleading with the authorities to rebuild Brasso Police Station for over five years now, to no avail...

Dana Seetahal updated 09/12/07

I heard the Minister of Transport say that from where he sits he believes the cause of much of the traffic in T&T is driver attitude...

Dennis Pantin updated 09/12/07

IN 2005, there were some six people between the ages of 16-59 for every single over-60 person in Trinidad and Tobago...

Denzil Mohammed updated 09/12/07

I stood at the Examinations Section counter, I and eight other forlorn-faced folks, waiting, waiting and waiting in woeful quiescence. After 20 minutes, I was sufficiently livid, disgusted and disconsolate to be imperturbably rude...

Dr Hamid Ghany updated 09/12/07

There shall be a session of each House once at least in every year, so that a period of six months shall not intervene between the last sitting of Parliament in one session and the first sitting thereof in the next session...

Ira Mathur updated 09/12/07

The Canadians of Ontario have blamed their Mayor, Mel Lastman, for losing their bid to host the Olympic Games in 2008, when he made the foolish remark about not wanting to go to Mozambique, for fear the natives would boil him in a pot and eat him...

Lennox Grant updated 09/12/07

With horror stories breaking like little volcanic eruptions across the face of the land, one thing Trinidad and Tobago no longer worries about is bad press...

Martin George updated 09/12/07

My friend and colleague Richard Wheeler called me early the following morning and said: “Martin, you need to take the analysis to its conclusion, I know where you’re headed, and you need to go there with the article...

Peter Quentrall-Thomas updated 09/12/07

While the PNM has failed to make any significant inroads into rural Trinidad, the UNC likewise has singularly failed to win any quantity of seats in the cities, towns and boroughs and especially the East West corridor...

Simon Lee updated 09/12/07

This column can be viewed as an extemporaneous meditation (after all it’s T&T and me) on travel, arriving as it does on the heels of Advent...

Valentino Singh updated 09/12/07

Until such time as you come face to face with criminality, chances are that everyone else who does will just be a statistic to you...

 

Monday

Debbie Jacob updated 10/12/07

There was a time when I thought Santa Claus was the king of fantasy, starring in his own reality season. It was fun buying into the character partly because we knew we were pretending...

Fr Henry Charles updated 10/12/07

It’s the sort of situation for which a Trinidadian feels an immediate sympathy, especially those among us with a passion for wildmeat...

Prakash Persad updated 03/12/07

Countries are ranked, as are universities, hotels and schools. It is common sense to take the position that if a country or institution is to progress, then its present position with respect to some benchmark needs to be determined...

 

Tuesday

Dr David E Bratt updated 04/12/07

 

Pastor Clive Dottin updated 04/12/07

President Max Richards hit the nail on the head several times when he gave a very relevant speech to the National Parent-Teacher Association...

 

 

Wednesday

Clevon Raphael updated 12/12/07

Two issues recently caught my attention: the Donna Cox outburst and the call for citizens to be given the right to bear arms for their and their relatives’ protection...

Tony Fraser updated 12/12/07

This column is about recognition, appreciation and, alas, reality, notwithstanding...

 

Thursday

Greater Caribbean This Week updated 06/12/07

Though the above-cited poem was well received by its 19th century audience because it sounded good, it was not until later, when Carroll provided the key (brillig means four pm: time for broiling things for dinner), that it was understood by anyone...

Leela Ramdeen updated 06/12/07

At a dinner to mark Auntie Sheila Horsham’s 87th birthday, I urged her to continue to walk with God as she embraces old age...

Sat Maharaj updated 06/12/07

In my capacity as secretary general of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, I threatened legal action against the state of T&T and the British Government for compensation regarding our years of being discriminated against...

 

Friday

Peter Ray Blood's Pulse Column updated 07/12/07

Sincere apologies to my loyal readers who didn’t get the C2K8 Diary of Events published last Friday...

Wesley George upadted 07/12/07

 

Lisa Allen-Agostini updated 07/12/07

When the ex send the set of books for Miss Thing, the first thing I do is read them for myself...

Gillian Lucky updated 07/12/07

In this country we take everything for granted and treat nothing as sacred...

 

Saturday

Attillah Springer updated 08/12/07

It’s hard being a pacifist in Trinidad. Just when you think deep breathing and yoga three times a week is helping you cope, here comes Papa Patos to raise my hippy tree-hugger blood pressure...

Gail Alexander updated 08/12/07

 

 

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