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SATURDAY’S CHILD: Day of the dinosaur


A dinosaur got stuck in Trinidad. Was it by choice? Did the dinosaur want to savour  for as long as possible the experience  of being reunited with friends  and family? Even though she is only a skeleton, Dinosaur Sue made ...

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Region bridging the religious gap


After the highly contentious church battle over homosexuality that threatened to split the worldwide Anglican Communion, a spirit  of compromise may  be setting in.And if the lowering  of voices prevents the Episcopalians i...

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OUR CARIBBEAN: Caricom’s UN historic event on diseases


YESTERDAY’S SCHEDULED meeting of the United Nations General Assembly was a history-making event for the governments and people of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM).It was a “red-letter” occasion for this subregion...

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GUEST COLUMN: T&T recollections


My column on Basdeo Panday which was recently published seems to have stirred up some interest, particularly when I revealed that the election result of 1986 was called by the team I headed.As was the 1991 election and a nu...

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THE LOWDOWN: We want to know


You’ve seen those TV shows where they separate couples and ask questions to find out how well they know each other? Well I figured I knew my wife backwards and would come out tops. Like, say:Q. What does your wife do first ...

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GUEST COLUMN: For tourism’s sake


A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken  a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly  decided. – Tony RobbinsAGAIN I find myself compelled to comment about what is happening in the tourism indust...

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MARKET VENDOR: Roller-coaster week in T20 cricket


BY THE time wunnah read this West Indies  fate will be sealed one way or the other so I can only speak of the T20 experience of the weekend just ended. I Market Vendor joined the faithful and long suffering West Indies cric...

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BLABBERMOUT BABSIE: Welcome changes comin’


Dear Nesta,I been walkin’ ’bout dis pas’ week, grinnin’ like Skinners mare, an’ my frien’ Philomena wanta know wha’ gine on, ’cause as far as she concern, dey en neffin to smile at – supermarket prices, ’stead o’ comin’ dow...

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New Dawn – Mum’s memories


HOPE ALL good mothers enjoyed a happy Mother’s Day. My brother and his son would have visited my mum, as they regularly do, but on such a special day probably gave her flowers and carried her out for ice cream.For all of he...

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Wild Coot – We like it so!


THIS TIME my friend woke me up at 4:30 in the morning. “Man, Harry, I can’t sleep, and I don’t see why you should either. Eternal vigilance, man! “I know that there are many allegations going around about me, but let me tel...