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A little more than a week ago, the Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlan announced that she will be retiring December 15, 2017. According to top Canadian jurists, her unexpected retirement will be a dramatic loss for the Canadian Supreme Court. Since joining the Supreme Court in 1989, she has heard more than 2,000 Supreme Court appeals and written...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Undoubtedly, and quite justifiably, there will be review upon critical review of the country’s performance in the face of Tropical Storm Bret. Some of it will be helpful; the rest, the usual blaming and shaming and point-scoring.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

If you follow me on social media you would have figured out by now that I put my 7-year old daughter on a plane by herself to take part in a gymnastics camp in the US. What many of my followers don’t seem to get is how hard these things are to do. Not just emotionally but financially.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The priest here refers to Fr Clyde Harvey, the country’s most high-profile robbery victim. But before I get to him, a detour into Barry Jenkins’ film, Moonlight, which won the Best Picture Academy Award in 2016.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The current predicament facing Petrotrin and whispers about how Government will undertake to restructure the company is one that affects us more deeply than most would want to admit.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

June 15 was Corpus Christi, another pointless, superfluous holiday. It was almost exactly one week since an elderly gentleman, Mr. Christopher Phillip, was found dead on the grass in front of the Port-of-Spain General Hospital’s Accident & Emergency department.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Attillah Springer had the quote of the week.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

T&T and the United States share a deep respect for the rule of law and the tradition of helping other nations in need.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Among the pantheon of historical figures, few names inspire more fascination than Alexander III of Macedon, known colloquially as Alexander the Great. By age 33, his extensive military campaigns had conquered most of the known world.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Last Tuesday, the Guardian reproduced some of the questions that were asked of prospective judges for our High Court.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Another rise and fall in West Indies cricket is sweeping by us with the West Indies Cricket Board completely bereft and uncaring of an understanding of what is taking place and its implications.

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