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If all you wish for politically is good government then it is getting more painful by the day to witness the ruling parties’ rocket sled ride into flat-out pantomime status. 

With each passing week the main protagonists in the PP government spend most of their time defending increasingly shocking behaviour to the point where many of us former...

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Government must now budget with a price of crude at US$45 a barrel.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

I would like to make an appeal to the powers that be to have street lights installed along Exchange Road in Couva. There are electricity poles along the road in question and wires have been run with power supply. 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

That would have been my headline had I been the news writer for a media house reporting on Caribbean Airlines (CAL) decision to charge economy class passengers for a second or third piece of checked luggage in the new year.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The idea of giving free lap tops to students was always an expense that was fated to be debated, drop in oil price or otherwise.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

On behalf of the management, staff and residents of Serenity Place Empowerment Centre for Women, we hereby express our deepest appreciation to all who have supported our efforts over the last 12 months, and particularly those who have been with us for our 18-plus years. 

Monday, December 15, 2014

Last Wednesday on looking at the front page of a daily newspaper, I could only shake my head in despair at the graphic scenes of impending violence, with knives drawn in the closest of encounters with death in the offing, and wonder aloud about how we as a people could come to this!

Monday, December 15, 2014

On Wednesday I was refused entry into a maxi taxi in Curepe. When I was walking away the conductor commented “you must be crazy.” The maxi was less than half full. 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

It would be gravely remiss of me if I did not express my heartfelt gratitude to the staff of the Sangre Grande Hospital for the sterling attention afforded me over the past months when I had to access the services of various departments facilitating my treatment.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

“It’s better to give than to receive,” appropriate more so in this season of giving, is a tenet most of us would have grown up with from our days in school, and to which we often dutifully adhered to in our state of innocence, as an act of giving for its own sake without the hope of reward.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

I was inspired to write this article based on reflecting on another year coming to an end. Everything boils down to choice.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

It is strange that a collection of human remains as well as artefacts which were found during an excavation at the Red House in March, 2013, should have included a US$1 gold coin. 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

With only days before the start of the 2015 winter tourist season, Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill and tourism interests are upbeat about projections of growth in the sector. 

Saturday, December 13, 2014

It would now appear that local criminals have found a new way to get what they want and that is through threats of personal intimidation followed by murder if necessary.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Can somebody please explain to me why the issue of deportation of illegal immigrants is being muddled with talks of racism in the media lately? T&T certainly does not deserve this type of negativity considering our cosmopolitan composition.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Daily people are seen using cell phones while they are driving. I just saw in a television ad the TTPS stopping a driver to charge him for using his cell phone while driving. The person was spotted by the TTPS via CCTV camera. It is great to know that this technology is often utilised.

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