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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...

Friday, December 6, 2013

This latest brewed-in-Jamaica cocktail agreement linking, mixing, confusing and commingling the quite separate and unrelated T&T-Jamaica trade imbalance with its immigration concerns has deceptive potions of toxicity.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Today St Mary’s College (CIC) will bury a time capsule that will remain underground for 50 years, until the school’s 200th anniversary. A rare event in Trinidad, a time capsule is a container...

Thursday, December 5, 2013

My recent electricity bill has given me cause for concern as it has worked out to be nearly $100 more than I had anticipated. For years I have always checked my daily average usage of units and for years that average has been between 28 and 31 per day.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

This is indeed the dark time; a time, when the future of our nation is being snatched away by the hands of oppressors—the abusers, the murderers, the cold-blooded step fathers and fathers and even mothers.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Stephanie Daly was right when she said that you cannot possibly protect every child from predators, rapists and murderers for such acts have less to do with deterrence in the form of extra policing, legislation or children’s committees and the like and more with the “thinking” of such would-be...

Thursday, December 5, 2013

In 2004 when I entered to read for a degree at UWI, St Augustine I was approximately five months pregnant. The baby was due in the middle of examinations in December 2004. I was, therefore, required to inform the examinations section about this development.

 

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Using hybrid vehicles is a very poor alternative to CNG.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

While perusing the newspapers this morning I read that the ILP is forming a “grand alliance” with the NAR. To my mind, the only thing that Dr Carson Charles brings to the ILP is his boyish smile and the NAR membership of about 20 members.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Over the last three years the French firm Vinci constructed the several overpasses at the CR highway intersection with the Uriah Butler highway.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The COP Youth Congress wishes to extend heartfelt congratulations to local soca artist Ian “Bunji Garlin” Alvarez on winning the 2013 Soul Train Award for Best International Performance. We would also like to sincerely congratulate soca artiste Machel Montano on being nominated for the same...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

With specific reference to the insightful, scholarly article titled Disorder—A Source of Public Insecurity by Brig Gen AWJ Phillips-Spencer which appeared in the commentary section of the Guardian on November 23 and 25: Brig Phillips-Spencer, launching off from guest speaker William Bratton’s...

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

There has been significant public outcry over the last two weeks in light of the hideous incidence of child murders, most recently that of six-year-old Keyana. Some commentators have put the blame for these children’s deaths squarely on the shoulders of the Prime Minister.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Apart from the dilapidated Magnificent Seven, has anyone seen the appalling condition of the historic statue and fountain (dated 1866) in Woodford Square? It is in a disgraceful state of neglect—filthy, peeling paint, barricaded with a rusty old chain.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Eternal rest grant unto Keyana, Sean, Jacob, Amy, Akiel and all the other innocent, beautiful little children who were murdered of late in our country.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

A delegation from this country led by Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran arrived in Jamaica yesterday afternoon for two days of talks over the free movement of Jamaicans into T&T.

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