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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Introducing the one-man, one-vote for the selection of party executive officers was a progressive step by the PNM, but the same cannot be said for the removal of the veto of the political leader in the selection of candidates for the general elections. It sounds democratic and it looks good on...

Thursday, April 9, 2015

I have to say how pleased and thankful I am to the police for their assistance on Easter Sunday. I was taking my daughter and grandchildren to a movie at MovieTown. Approaching the Maraval Parkway the traffic light signalled stop, and along with the rest of the traffic, I so did.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

There is only one way to halt the perpetual rampage of crime in T&T, especially serious crimes like murders and corruption.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

It is only fair that protests be made in front of the homes of some union leaders and their representatives.  Recently, some unions protested in front of the private residence of the Prime Minister in south Trinidad. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Jump high, jump low, forget the polls, the outcome of the next general elections is already decided because it will depend on the voting behaviour of those of the undecided 33 per cent. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

​Two important features of the PNM constitution were changed under the leadership of Dr Keith Rowley: removing the political leader’s veto, and replacing delegates for the election of party officers with one man-one vote.

Monday, April 6, 2015

In response to a letter to the editor concerning the availability of CNG in T&T and similar recent complaints, we wish to provide the following information. CNG was introduced as an alternative fuel choice about three decades ago and because of low demand by consumers, it would seem that...

Monday, April 6, 2015

Once again we put the cart before the horse and take short cuts to problem-solving instead of employing actual tried and proven techniques. Take the issue of the ridiculous prevalence of illegal firearms in this country. Step one should have been the stopping of the inflow of guns to our shores...

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Local contractor, the Junior Sammy group, has achieved international acclaim for the restoration of the historic Boissiere House property. 

Just two weeks ago, an article in the New York times lauded the local group for the work that went into restoring the house.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust supports the call of other environmental organisations for the extension of the current moratorium on hunting in T&T. For years we have warned of the serious threats to our wildlife, habitat loss, fragmentation and unsustainable pressure from over-hunting...

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Today is Easter Sunday. Jesus, the embodiment of the Christ consciousness, resurrected today. The beauty in this story lies in his victory over death.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Now that Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) has disclosed that Cemex SAB de C V (Cemex) via its wholly owned indirect subsidiary Sierra Trading (Sierra) has increased its shareholding in TCL from 20 per cent to 39.5 per cent, I am advised that the Securities Industry Take-Over By-Laws 2005, may have...

Sunday, April 5, 2015

We as a people need to be more educated on the various things occurring around us. I asked my friend Smith, not his real name of course, recently what he thought about Watergate. His response was, “Those boys in WASA playing the fool.” Let us forget the race, religion and politics for a while. ...

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Once again the issue of pay negotiations in the public sector has been highlighted in the media. This time it concerns Caribbean Airlines and the Airline Pilots’ Association where the pilots have been operating on 2010 fixed salaries.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

The power of wilful ignorance must never be underestimated. 

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