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In an expressive culture like ours, so firmly rooted in piercing oral irony and spontaneous joking—one that produces incredible, unpolished sensations like Rankin Kia Boss—it’s a shame our stage comedy hasn’t grown away from its old-school West Indian roots in physical comedy, where you can see the punchline coming at you from two miles away. T&T...

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Recently, following an article in the newspapers regarding the funding of government schools versus denominational schools, lots of discussions have arisen among school staffs concerning the same.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

At the St Mary’s College Prizegiving ceremony held in 1991, the former principal of St Joseph’s Convent, Sister Paul d’Ornellas, gave the feature address which emphasised the importance of having pride in one’s secondary school.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The recent decision by the Privy Council in the matter of the Attorney General v Dumas has opened the door to public interest litigation in a manner that now places all public authorities—from President to Prime Minister and Cabinet to commissions—in a place where they can all be challenged in...

Sunday, May 21, 2017

If the politicians in charge of the Government of T&T really want to increase life satisfaction among voters, they should repeal all laws that discriminate against homosexuals.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

When the social and economic history of India in the 21st century is written, the historians are sure to identify the Indian Premier League, its accompanying globalisation, social enlightenment and the economic contribution of this T20 cricket tournament to the modernisation of the vast sub-...

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Last Thursday, during a radio interview, representatives from Udecott revealed that the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, the so-called Tarouba Stadium, had been completed in 2010.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Both my children were born in May. My daughter Jinaki will be four years old at 9.43 am today; her brother Kyle turned two last Tuesday at 7.22 pm.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

If Finance Minister Colm Imbert was smiling slightly more during yesterday’s Parliament session, he’d already given reporters a pretty good idea why, when he spoke at Thursday’s post-Cabinet media briefing.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Opponents of the government clicked their heels in glee with the revelation of Shamfa Cudjoe’s astronomical roaming charges.

The TSTT bill, just shy of $60,000, provoked gasps of incredulity. “Smh, big guvament minister don’t know about roaming charges!”

Friday, May 19, 2017

La Diablesse sat on a fallen branch in a dappled part of a forest and wondered if she was lonely.

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