04 June 2004
Reflecting on 15 years as a columnist

Reflecting on 15 years as a columnist


The Context within which I writeSome time ago I was encouraged to produce a collection of my newspaper columns, but never really responded to it. Ther...
28 May 2004
Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence


I was struck by the opening paragraph of last week’s Opinion column by Dr. Jules Ferdinand that appeared under the caption, “When Good Peopl...
14 May 2004
Defending George Bush and thoughts on  World Cup 2007

Defending George Bush and thoughts on World Cup 2007


Last week the Trinidad press had a field day with a barrage of criticisms leveled at Vincentian born United States’ ambassador, Dr. Roy Austin. I...
07 May 2004
Palm Island’s withdrawal

Palm Island’s withdrawal


I was seated at my computer pondering on what I should write about this week, when I was informed about the Prime Minister’s Press Conference tha...
30 April 2004
About national identity and consciousness

About national identity and consciousness


I was struck by a piece written by Avil Cupid in last week’s issue of the Searchlight. It was captioned “Police Matthias Has Doubts”. H...
20 April 2004
A Memorable Day for West Indies

A Memorable Day for West Indies


Brian Lara’s six into the pavilion to equal Matthew Hayden’s World Record, his four through midwicket to break that record and his sweep to ...