I recently went to our licensing office in Port of Spain to transfer our vehicle of 23 years after we sold it. What a terrible waste of time that whole experience turned out to be. At the end, the vehicle was transferred but the time wasted just to do that task was horrible. [Read more…]
The recent killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman and the subsequent not-guilty verdict handed down n the case has raised a furore among many in the population. Honestly, I didn’t follow the case thoroughly, and have no position on the merits of the ruling.
The main accusation was that this was a case of racial profiling. Zimmerman saw a teenager of African descent and unfairly targeted him. But, looking at the situation, how many of us might have responded similarly in such a case? While many of you will say that you would not have, in actuality you would be wrong. [Read more…]
Franklin Roosevelt once said that “there are as many opinions as there are experts”. But have you ever wondered that if there were so many experts why is it that we still have so many problems?
With so many experts, shouldn’t we be able to address many of our social ills?
I have often pondered this, especially since we constantly hear politicians, business leaders and others in authority, talk about consulting with experts to find solutions to problems. Many of these experts come in at considerable cost, often with little to show for it. [Read more…]