Freedom morning come! It’s Emancipation Day. T&T has the acknowledged distinction of leading the way in declaring Emancipation Day a public holiday.
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Last Saturday, I gave support to my daughter Sanian at the Tribe 2018 Carnival band launch - festival of the bands. Sanian, a former national youth tennis player, has an entrepreneurial bent and has launched an ambitious fashion and design business concept called “Sanianitos”.
The screams and tears, the reality of brutal, barbaric and heartless crimes against law abiding and peaceful citizens confront our country. Anger! Anger! Rage! The Gift of Anger!
Many of us seem to take tremendous pride and joy in making others feel like losers when their river of disappointment burst its bank.
The T&T Olympic Committee (T&TOC) is focusing a lot of its attention on being digitally networked and prepared. I was reading recently that over 70 per cent of consumers rely on social media when deciding what to buy and in some case where to go. In fact, it’s no secret people made a lot of decisions based on information from various communication platforms.
Last Saturday, Presentation College, San Fernando, opened its refurbished squash court. There for the cutting of the ribbon and official opening was President Anthony Carmona, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi and Darryl White, RBC Royal Bank T&T managing director, all past students.
We have to learn to think. Our two feet deeply rooted in our history, our traditions, our sports, our culture, our food, our art, our music, our challenges and our triumphs with our head facing and geared towards the future. The past recast in the future with a commitment to quality.
I couldn’t help during the long Easter weekend but to reflect about the price of progress and sort via the modern reality of google to seek out King Austin’s “Price of Progress” calypso and Richard “Nappy” Myers “Old Time Days” to frame the context of my deliberations and reflection.