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Friday, June 8, 2018

There is a saying that goes “once you stay ready, you never have to get ready.” The election bell has been rung and the United National Congress (UNC) has not screened any candidates for the upcoming local by-elections in Barataria and Belmont.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Corporal punishment is supposed to be a thing of the past in this country’s education system, but some teachers still think they can beat students in school. I wonder if these teachers are aware that corporal punishment is illegal and if they do so they will be breaking the law?

Friday, June 8, 2018

The problems facing the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) did not develop overnight, but existed since the former minister Fazal Karim was in charge of the university.

If Mr Karim is honest he would accept responsibility for some of these problems.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

After having chest pains, I visited the Casualty Department at the San Fernando hospital on May 23.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

The mistake we are making, my friends, is assuming that the problems facing the steel bands of T&T are pan people’s problems, but they are much more than that.

The problems are societal and about national identity, culture, vision and even more.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Sorry to say, but all the fanfare in celebrating World Environment Day is nothing but a pappyshow.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Test Series West Indies versus Sri Lanka has officially begun and we enter once again as underdogs.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Once again, World Environment Day has been celebrated with an outpouring of sentiments from all and sundry on the devastating effects that plastics and styrofoam have on our daily lives.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

As you drive south along O’Meara Road North, Arima, it becomes increasingly precarious as you approach the intersection with the Churchill Roosevelt Highway. As major civil works are being carried out, it continues to be business as usual for road users.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

We have lost it as a nation. The gruesome death of Ashdale Mc Hutchinson signals that after some doing, we have descended into barbarism.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Who is afraid of the reality of the importance of taxation on property? Why is it that the sitting Opposition using property tax as a platform to winning the 2020 general election?

Monday, June 4, 2018

Twenty years ago, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) began representing Maracas Beach shark and bake vendors. The problems then were never sufficiently addressed but instead have gotten worse.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, speaking to the media upon his return from China and Australia last week, made a number of questionable and erroneous statements as it pertains to border security and the fleet of vessels currently owned by the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG).

Monday, June 4, 2018

I just cannot understand why the Opposition or their sympathisers, who enjoy the privilege to be heard or read, through newspaper columns, are still trying to politicise the crime situation by blaming the Government and the Minister of National Security in particular.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley needs to provide the nation, the Joint Select Committee of Parliament investigating procurement of ferries and the Integrity Commission, and even perhaps the Police and Director of Public Prosecution, more information on what he described as “Horror in Hobart”.

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