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Thursday, May 21, 2015

If you play pan, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, flute, clarinet, keyboards, percussion, guitar or bass, or sing? Or, you currently in secondary school or, perhaps you have recently completed SEA and are about to enter secondary school? Maybe are you a recent Secondary School graduate? 

Thursday, May 21, 2015

I was almost swallowed by a giant pothole, or should I say a crater while driving on upper Abercromby Street, Port-of-Spain, just at the intersection of New Street.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Due process exists so rash or mischievous decisions would not be handed down against accused people. It requires the State to recognise and uphold the constitutional rights of its citizens.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

An intriguing thought occurred to me after reading the issue involving the present Government’s recognition of the northwestern peninsula as a viable economic resource that might be developed with tourism in mind. On the one hand, the CDA insists that it held public consultations in order to get...

Thursday, May 21, 2015

When Patrick Chookolingo first introduced an alternative to the mainstream media via the weekly press, he never imagined that his style of independent bombastic journalism would someday be abandoned by the weeklies, in favour of partisan political reporting.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Currently the nation’s gas processors at Pt Lisas claim the supply is 20 per cent short of their needs according to reports. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Prime Minister keeps promising us that if we give the People’s Partnership another five years in office, there will be a construction boom unlike any we have ever seen, chief of which will be a causeway joining Port-of-Spain with the western peninsula.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The observation that was made with regard to the large number of unoccupied VIP seats at the 4000 Voices concert has a simple explanation. There is obviously a limited number of people who are interested in attending this particular sort of entertainment.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Can anyone indicate the reason why renewing a passport in Trinidad and Tobago takes six to eight weeks in this day and age? A quick survey of our Caribbean neighbours will reveal that in Barbados it takes between seven to 14 working days to process a passport. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

So that we can make rational assessments of the interest and philosophy of the contesting political parties outside of the normal ethnic loyalties, I propose the following 12 questions for the upcoming leaders’ debate organised by the Trinidad and Tobago Debates Commission that may never get...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

I write in response to the recent letter regarding the suspension of the Allen Prize and the subsequent exchange of letters regarding the work of the Bocas Lit Fest. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The term “scientific polling” is probably a misnomer. Some say that polling is a science, others that it is an art. The truth lies somewhere in between. The phrasing of questions may influence the outcomes. Sometimes the pollsters get it all wrong as was seen in the recent UK elections.

Monday, May 18, 2015

I refer to the recent phenomenon of tonnes of seaweed being deposited on our east coast and in Tobago. In fact, the Chairman of the Mayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation Hazaree Ramdeen has expressed his difficulty in dealing with the situation.

Monday, May 18, 2015

I would like to address those people who have still been trying to cross the highway in Curepe/St Augustine as well as La Horquetta/Arima in the vicinity of the La Horquetta Primary school (back of school is CR Highway) when there are pedestrian crossings a few feet away. I have seen women with...

Monday, May 18, 2015

In every dispute there is my view, your view and the truth. We all want the truth but get caught up in the thrill seeking it. Sharing and hearing the stories are more important than finding the truth.

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