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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...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

A thousand days. Chinese proverb or the start of a Sleeping Beauty story? “Man who study for thousand days forever live like king.” Or, “Ye shall sleep for a thousand days and a thousand nights and be awakened by a kiss of true love.”

Monday, November 6, 2017

Last week, behind its glass façade, the CCJ was the site for a historic battle not yet won. These are hard words to write given that a judgment was already handed down ordering the Belizean state to return ancestral land to the Maya people. So, if the battle was won, why still fight in court?

Monday, November 6, 2017

“Why we going there,” Rudder asked 30 years ago. And we really didn’t answer. “St Ann’s!”

It was tomorrow night a year ago. The first Tuesday after November 1st. Well, the wee hours of Wednesday.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

What do Donald Trump, Theresa May and Keith Rowley all have in common aside from being national leaders? Yes, they all suggest leadership is equivalent to knowing better than everyone else. For Trump it’s MAGA, for May it’s Brexit, and for Rowley it’s Sandals.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Along the old silk roads, caravans of snow-white porcelain vases, red sea pearls, lapis lazuli, myrrh, coriander, rugs, tapestries, precious stones, religious codes, perfumery, paper, dyes, slaves, literature, fashion, ornaments, ledgers, engineering, legal systems and medicines journeyed and...

Sunday, November 5, 2017

The issue facing the United States of America, and by extension the rest of the world, given the economic, political, military and cultural power and influence of the USA in 21st century civilisation, is whether President Donald Trump will be allowed to succeed in his desire to “make America...

Sunday, November 5, 2017

On September 12, 1973, Karl Hudson-Phillips resigned as attorney general in the Cabinet of prime minister Eric Williams. The two had not been on good terms for months before this.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Sexual abuse, abandonment, ghosting after an intense relationship: unimaginable cruelty by the predator leaving victims in a dark tunnel. An act so evil by those who have power over women, or have them in their care, it leads to wrecked lives, and suicides.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Last week I wrote about the incompetent and/or uncaring demeanour of the Rowley-led Government. It has now dawned upon me that the Government simply does not care! For PM Rowley, it is not a matter of getting competent people to get things done efficiently.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

It’s sometimes heard as a part of Parliamentarians’ political battlespeak, but the last local reference to “an act of terror” came via Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s reply to Government’s 2018 Budget.

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