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A capitals fellow by Kevin Baldeosingh

According to Health Minister Fuad Khan, House Speaker Wade Mark did not lie to Parliament when he said he had received a notice from the High Court, because Mark never said he had received a Notice from the High Court. Minister Khan said this to the Lower […]

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Sex rules in T&T by Kevin Baldeosingh

According to UNC hacks, the fact that PNM leader Keith Rowley wined for Carnival with a 17-year-old girl who looks in her 20s makes him unfit to be prime minister. This, presumably, is because such hacks believe that a person’s sex life determines his ability to reduce […]

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A post-Carnival calypso by Kevin Baldeosingh

As I do most years, I have waited until after Carnival to publish my calypso. This is so I will not embarrass the actual calypsonians with metre, vocabulary and, of course, facts. And, following my usual practice of swimming against the tide, I have written a calypso […]

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Kamla the grandmaster by Kevin Baldeosingh

In chess, a player who is at a disadvantage will often try to complicate the board. This is a good strategy because although a complicated board increases the chances of either player making a mistake, any error is worse for the player who is in a better […]

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Political dictionary 2015 by Kevin Baldeosingh

allegation • n. a statement which is probably true if made about a politician, a priest, or a panty. Attorney General • n. an official who advises the Government how to break the law legally. billboard • n. a cheap form of advertising, when compared to the […]

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My apology to Muslims by Kevin Baldeosingh

As a professional writer, I always correct any errors of fact I make in my articles. I realise that no other columnist does this but that is only because, unlike me, they never make mistakes. I, however, last Friday wrote that Surah 4, Verse 34 of the […]

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Charlie quid pro quo by Kevin Baldeosingh

In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo murders, everyone from al-Qaeda leaders to Pastor Cuffie to various UWI academics have asserted that there must be limits on free speech. And I was almost tempted to agree with them, though only because I would like to ban the […]

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Charlie’s morons by Kevin Baldeosingh

I’ve never felt like shooting a socialist but, according to socialists, I would be justified in putting a gun to their heads and pulling the trigger. You see, many of these left-wing commentators have been arguing that the murders of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists were caused by […]

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Criminal statements by Kevin Baldeosingh

National Security Minister Gary Griffith is miffed that the newspapers aren’t giving page one coverage to the drop in homicides in the same way they highlight daily murders. In order to redress this unbalanced reportage, therefore, I am today using my column space to note that, between […]

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15 resolutions for 2015 by Kevin Baldeosingh

Save for growing naturally curly hair, I do not consider myself a successful man. But, in 2015, I intend to do better. You see, I have spent 2014 analysing the attitudes and approaches of some of this country’s most successful individuals, and I have come up with […]

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