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There is ample evidence that the road transportation system is currently in crisis. 

During peak periods both highways and urban arterials are congested; car ownership levels are high and car occupancy levels are low; public transportation systems are under-managed, disorganised and not user-friendly; parking in major urban areas is inadequate and...

Sunday, March 15, 2015

This letter is in response to Raymond Ramcharitar’s column headlined Dopey Dui Déjà Vu, which was published in the Guardian on March 11. Over the last ten years we have had 1,380 road fatalities, of which approximately 414 lost their lives due to drinking and driving.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Last weekend the Clico Policyholders Group (CPG) received what we prefer to call an advance copy of the Clico’s Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2013, (final draft) in our mailbox.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

In what appeared to be a paid advertisement by supporters of operating a school at 129 Long Circular Road, it was stated that said property was zoned as institutional since 1966.  

Friday, March 13, 2015

I wish to express a heartfelt thank you to two officers of the Environmental Management Authority who, at 9 am on Carnival Monday, were called out to La Plaisance Road in La Romaine, because of excessive and prolonged noise levels emanating from a bar in the area. They responded and stopped the n

Friday, March 13, 2015

Dr Bratt, some supermarkets in Tobago do not have locally produced ground coffee on their shelves but they offer for sale numerous brands of imported “instant coffees.” When I asked the managers the reasons for this, the response was, “We sell what our customers want.” In many of the retail store

Friday, March 13, 2015

As a non-aligned voter who sits firmly on the fence looking at the partisan manoeuvres of our politicians, I can easily see why any investor would think twice about T&T. The recent visit by Saudi investors to Chaguaramas and Tobago is a good example, as the news media and Opposition politicia

Friday, March 13, 2015

This is an open letter to the Prime Minister as she announced the opening of hunting season during a political campaign meeting. I am a landowner and a farmer and for me this marks the beginning of a nightmare.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

While channel-surfing recently I came across the televised broadcast of the Las Alturas Commission of Enquiry. I counted no less than five lawyers appearing on behalf of the State, Jagdeo Singh doing the interrogating at the particular time.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

As I listened to a mid-morning programme on i95.5fm yesterday, I had to shake my head in disappointment.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

After dedicating my grocery shopping to a supposedly reputable chain of supermarkets for the past 14 months, I find myself in a predicament where I have been waiting for three months for my “gift” of a step ladder that I selected based on the number of points that I had accumulated.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Great article on processed foods, Dr Bratt.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Kenny Anthony, the prime minister of St Lucia, has, among the pontificators and analysts, come closest to diagnosing the crisis in West Indies cricket. It mirrors, he says, the crisis in the Caribbean Community (Caricom), the region’s economic integration grouping.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

On Sunday March 8, about 10 am, there was a massive bush fire at Paradise Gardens, Tacarigua. The Fire Department was called numerous times, but they never came.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

We are talking about a strategically-placed old US naval station. We are also talking about an area of land “politically re-claimed” from the Americans in 1967 by Dr Eric Williams. Chaguaramas has deep political meaning for all citizens of T&T.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Unlike our present crop of calypsonians who can’t seem to compose two good calypsoes in any one year, my difficulty is that given such a plethora of topics in the political, social or humourous categories, which ones should I choose? Well, here are my two choices of the day (out of many) which ca

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