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Recent rumbling by former  executives of state enterprises  and agencies  challenging their dismissals and seeking compensation via an already overburdened judiciary, point  to the need for urgent action on the part of the authorities. This episode brings into focus the whole  status and the relationship between the state and the  employees of these...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The challenge facing Cuba after this triumphant visit by US President Barrack Obama is to build inclusive political institutions in the country, embark on an economic reform programme that does not violate the “socialist” values of equity and set a new pathway for their rightful place in world...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

In July 2013, I wrote an article entitled WI must learn the mathematics of cricket, in which I stated: “Like it or not, net run rate (NRR) can play a significant role when tournaments involve more than two teams.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Many of us sit on the sidelines and bemoan the TTPS. We decry them everyday in some form or the other. On one hand we are either complaining of poor service and police misconduct and on the other of high crime and blaring sirens. 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

ELVIS ELAHIE

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

At first look Ben Carson’s endorsement of Donald Trump seemed incredulous to many—a well educated, elegant, soft-spoken neurosurgeon endorsing the rightwing supremist Trump.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

As a child growing up in the 60s I would have to fill two pig tail buckets with water at the village stand pipe and walk up a flight of steep steps.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

For the last three years I have required a CT scan annually to assist with the treatment of severe dental injuries I sustained. Last year I submitted an insurance claim in the amount of $1,000.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Our heavenly Father, in the most holy name of your Son, Jesus Christ, our citizens honour You this day. We come forward to acknowledge that You are the superior being who can rightly lead and guide our national affairs. Lord, we lift up our country in prayer.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The recent reports of violence and disruptive behaviours in some of our nation’s schools coupled with intolerable actions among youth in communities prompted me to take a closer look at how a focus on the inclusion of sport in the education curriculum can benefit our country.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Our most vocal, 15 minutes of fame personality in T&T, Mr Watson Duke, head of the Public Services Association, is readying his troops to assault our senses. Like the Grand old Duke of York, he will march his troops to the top of the hill and march them down again.  

Monday, March 21, 2016

Recently we saw police handcuff and drag to jail Ms Michaeline Wall, a young mother with a physical disability who was fined $2,500 for marijuana possession, which she said she uses medicinally to ease the pain in her feet. We are not ignorant that across the globe, certainly in Canada,...

Monday, March 21, 2016

Imagine, in the first six months of governance, the PNM has had its first firing and Cabinet reshuffle. What were they saying about Persad-Bissessar again?

Monday, March 21, 2016

Fr Martin Sirju
Parish Priest, Siparia

Sunday, March 20, 2016

A 2014-Assessment Report was submitted to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in T&T titled Constituency Relations of the Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley was forced to do the unimaginable and fire one of his heavyweights, Marlene McDonald.

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