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No right-thinking person would have been surprised at the recent resignation of former Justices of Appeal Roger Hamel- Smith and Humphrey Stollmeyer as members of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC). Indeed, both gentlemen, who have doubtlessly served this country well, have been subject to such vilification to the extent that they have...

Monday, July 17, 2017

The Central Statistical Office (CSO) has just released its data on the number of people visiting Trinidad and Tobago during the last Carnival. More than 37,000 people visited and they spent an estimated TT$334 million dollars.

Monday, July 17, 2017

This past weekend all the newspapers featured photos of carnival costumes on offer for CK18 at the various band launchings. Is it just me or has anyone else noticed that for quite a few years now it’s the same old, tired, boring bikini, beads and feathers?

Monday, July 17, 2017

Health problems are developed over time from making choices that challenge your heart health, detoxification process and digestive system.

Monday, July 17, 2017

In the Sunday Guardian article headlined “Pushed aside and forgotten...life on the north-east coast” villagers along the north-eastern coastline complained about the myriad of woes that affect them and called on the authorities to address them.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Cow’s milk is big business. In 2016 the global dairy industry was worth half a trillion US dollars. The top five companies, headed by Nestle (24 billion), accounted for 100 billion of that. In the US, 80 per cent of milk is turned into other products, not served in a glass of milk.

Monday, July 17, 2017

The obesity struggles of many citizens in T&T have made headlines in several newspapers in recent times.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

These are restive times. Uncertainty stalks the land; people are unhappy and afraid. We are not coping well with the stresses and strains of living in Trinidad and Tobago today, where civility has given way to violence.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The breaking news that a truce has been reached between the Cricket West Indies and the Players’ Union (WIPA) renders hope for the regional development of the game. The rigid policy of selecting players on the condition that they compete in domestic tournaments, seems set to recede.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The recent debacle involving the humiliation of the WI team at the hands of the greenhorn Afghans as a follow-up to the equally humiliating elimination from the Champions Trophy and now the uncertainty of even qualifying for the World Cup, point to one instance of how failure often generates a...

Sunday, July 16, 2017

I have already written about the financial innovation that was CL Financial in its recognition of the risk averseness of capital resources held in T&T and that the need to diversify the economy requires local capital to be invested in higher risk ventures so as to earn foreign exchange.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The decision to eject a citizen from the court because, in the view of the judge, the pants she was wearing was too tight again demonstrates why justice in our country will always be backward.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Our Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, in his second forum of meeting the people, did put the cards on the table on certain issues. One of them being what can happen in the public sector if revenues continue to decrease.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

They that sow the wind shall reap the whirlwind, so says the book of Hosanna. The construction of the ill-fated Debe to Mon Desir link road is a story of the whirlwind which is unfolding.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

When the Prime Minister says ‘We have had to borrow to fund our lifestyle,” whose lifestyle he is referring to?

Surely he could not mean the lifestyle of our poorer sector of this nation as these poor souls have been deprived of many of the essentials for decades.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

On Thursday, July 13, 2017 my wife’s grandmother unfortunately passed away at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC). I offered to carry my father-in-law and mother-in-law (daughter of the deceased) to the hospital.

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