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We know which political party is in power here now. We have had enough years of the PNM in power since our independence to recognise their presence. We have the same pattern of governance that they usually apply when in power. Things such as deprivation of the poorer areas of this nation. Continual bickering among politicians, manipulative legislation...

Friday, July 28, 2017

The highway to Point Fortin was unwisely embarked upon by the past government using some $7.5 billion upfront money from the Treasury. We know it will take many years for the Treasury to recover from that particular piece of financial rape.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Criminal behaviour, at the end of it all, has to do with making intelligent choices.

Friday, July 28, 2017

There is no doubt that our country is facing difficult times in its development. Several issues need to be addressed—crime, education, health, public utilities, infra-structure and the Judiciary—are but a few of the challenging areas of daily life in T&T.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

We need an additional State prison like a drowning man needs to be rescued because, believe it or not the entire prison population, officers, and inmates are drowning in the mud of years of neglect.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

This is a notification for those responsible for this shortcoming in the T&T Police Service, when one hears of an audit within it, to understand how the manpower is deployed.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

At an award ceremony recently, it was reported that Basdeo Panday seemed to suggest that “with one stroke of the political pen” one should not be able change the history of a people.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In light of the flooding that takes place each year throughout the country in the rainy season, it might be a good idea to consider the construction of a dam in the northern range.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Once upon a time, if you took a drive to Chaguaramas you would have a scenic view of the sea after passing the Cumana fish depot.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

I must thank the Venezuela Ambassador to T&T Coromoto Godoy Calderon for her reassuring words that there will be no “Panyol invasion to T&T.” Of course she is showing great loyalty to President Maduro as is expected.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

I am extremely concerned about the fate of the red ibises, flamingo and great white egrets at Caroni swamp. When we first arrived in Trinidad we visited Caroni swamp and were stunned by the awesome beauty of this very rare and precious environment.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Dad: Gimme a kiss nah 

Daughter: Nope 

Dad: Well ah doh love ya no more 

 

Friend 1: May I have some please? 

Friend 2: No 

Friend 1: Well ah not ya fren no more. 

 

Mom: May I have a kiss please?

Son: No

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

There was a time when less meant more in days long gone, before we were cursed by black gold rush, and acquired all these new foreign tastes. At that time Trinidadians and Tobagonians had more concern, love and compassion.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Without going into details, let us accept that Trinidad and Tobago is in deep trouble! Crime is out of control, yet all we get is pappyshow. The economy is in shambles, yet we hear nothing from the Government or, more significantly, from the private sector.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

I weep for the dashed hopes of Fazal Karim and the shrinking in size of the GATE programme. (Sunday Guardian, July 23). But my tears are also for the many now qualified young men and women who cannot find employment. It is not only an over abundance of medical students.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

With an education system in disarray, now comes the announcement that The University of the West Indies has made the decision to lower the requirements for the Faculty of Social Sciences (largest faculty) as a result of drop in the number of applicants.

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