Encouraging steps towards reparations

By Patrick Hunter 25.09.2013

By PATRICK HUNTER   CARICOM held it first regional reparations conference recently, hosted by the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). This is an encouraging sign coming so quickly following the landmark resolution that was adopted at the …

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Diabetes epidemic can be deterred

By Pat Watson 25.09.2013

By PAT WATSON   The name Slinger Francisco might not be familiar to many, but there is hardly a person of Caribbean origin who doesn’t know Francisco by his stage name, the Mighty Sparrow. Clever and engaging lyrics and unique …

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The Black Church, a ministry of social entrepreneurship.

By Lennox Farrell 18.09.2013

Every politician and carrier of status here and elsewhere should have as required reading for leadership, the novel, A Fine Balance. It is yet another award-winning work by the Indian-born Canadian writer, Rohinton Mistry.   In it, he explores the …

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Kittitians and Nevisians strongly resisted their enslavement

By Murphy Browne 18.09.2013

MURPHY BROWNE (Abena Agbetu) Betto Douglas was an enslaved woman on the plantation belonging to the Earl of Romney. At age 52 she challenged the system of slavery by claiming that she had been promised her freedom and even petitioning …

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Some thoughts on democracy and politics

By Admin 18.09.2013

By PATRICK HUNTER   Do you ever get the feeling that something big is about to happen? You don’t know when; you don’t know what form it will take, and you have absolutely no idea what effect it will have …

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Parti Québécois puts spotlight on religion

By Pat Watson 18.09.2013

By PAT WATSON   There are so many reasons defence of religion is at the forefront these days that it is hard to know where to begin, but let’s start in Quebec, where a distinct society more reflective of its …

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It will be Caribana again!

By Arnold Auguste 11.09.2013

By ARNOLD A. AUGUSTE, Publisher/Senior Editor   The Caribana festival (as we used to know it), began simple enough as our community’s celebration both of our culture and of our presence in this amazing country.   Our early community stalwarts, …

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Black school criticized for suspending child with dreadlocks

By Murphy Browne 11.09.2013

MURPHY BROWNE (Abena Agbetu)   It is almost the end of summer and those lazy hazy crazy days of summer have given way to the hustle and bustle of back-to-school routines. Although summer does not officially end until September 21 …

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We must use entrepreneurship to uplift ourselves

By Lennox Farrell 11.09.2013

By LENNOX FARRELL   Specific procedures, measurements and materials must be followed and used when positioning a new light pole anywhere in Ontario.   These requirements are to ensure safety and usefulness. First, any dirt where the post is planted …

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T& T one of world’s most educated countries

Ian Thornhill
By Admin 11.09.2013

By IAN R. THORNHILL   Looking back over the past 51 years, I am enormously proud of the progress that (Trinidad & Tobago) has made.   From an economic viewpoint the country has done remarkably well to maximize the benefits …

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