Daily Archive for May 6th, 2007

Lara put manhood before glory

By Raffique Shah
May 06, 2007

Brian LaraI have never met or spoken with Brian Lara. I didn’t need to (how easily one lapses into the past tense). Like millions of cricket fans around the world, I enjoyed his batting genius, replays et al, thanks to modern technology. And what a joy he was to watch when in full flight, flaying the best bowlers in the sport every which way-and so often beyond the boundary. Whenever he came to the crease his fans around the world watched in eager anticipation, expecting something exciting, unusual. Often, he was back in the pavilion without scoring more than 50 runs. But just the thrill of expecting big things from this little man was worth the wait.
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Moral Decadence in TnT

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu
May 05, 2007


Trini PeopleNow that the Danah Alleyne/Akon episode has been the “conversation piece” in TnT, it is vital for all concerned Trinbagonians to engage in retrospection rather than self-indulging pontification.

The fact of the matter is that the Club Zen fiasco only reflects/mirrors the sad tragedy/reality of the all-encompassing cloud of moral decadence that now hovers over TnT’s society.
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