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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, December 12, 2017

Sometime in the near future, when gender equality has been embraced by all of human civilisation, historians might refer to the events of these last few months as the Great Weinstein Fallout .

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Skin-to-skin is a technique of newborn care where babies are kept in intimate skin contact, with a parent, typically their mother. Doesn’t have to be the mother. Any family member can do skin-to-skin.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Plastikeep is under attack. Let us not bare our racial, egotistical and partisan fangs, as per usual, to destroy it; take what is holy and make it unholy. Paint the saint into the face of the devil. Plastikeep has done good. Not bad.

Monday, December 11, 2017

I’m in Fiji at the Civicus World Assembly. Civil society organisations and activists from around the world are gathered to renew energy and redefine strategies for transforming injustice as experienced across the planet.

Monday, December 11, 2017

In a shooting with all the hallmarks of a bias crime, a well-loved trans woman, a performer, an HIV worker, a community advocate, was murdered Tuesday. Sasha Fierce she chose to be called.

2017 Murder Victim #465. It is a pain virtually no one in the nation is spared.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Laventille is an experience. Laventille is not a depressed community, but it is necessary to change the mindset of some people,” said the Hon Fitzgerald Hinds, Parliamentary Representative for Laventille West and Minister in the Office of the Attorney General.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Corruption respects no borders. Unchecked it spreads like cancer. In Britain we have suffered it. Like Trinidad and Tobago we are an island but corruption is transnational and doesn’t see borders as barriers. It runs counter to our shared human values.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Fake news’ is a label popularised internationally by Donald Trump, president of the United States of America. It is often used to describe news that is fabricated by the media or such person reporting the news.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

It wasn’t unexpected.

Friday, December 8, 2017

The Cuba Embassy here in the Trinidad and Tobago celebrated Cuba-Caricom Day on Tuesday. The day celebrates the historic and traditional relations between Cuba and several Caribbean countries, as well as the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Trinidad and Tobago.

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