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The time has come for yet another complaint re the illegal renovations of homes, turning them into businesses, along the north side of Long Circular Road and into the tiny side streets in Maraval.

These people do not have permission to do what they’re doing! I just don’t know where to start.

For over ten years the residents have been...

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Normally I would be incensed at the WICB insisting that Sunil Narine should be in camp even as he is about to play in the finals of the IPL on Sunday, but instead I sit and take it in quietly, wondering how an organisation having the best interest of WI cricket could...

Sunday, June 1, 2014

I am just as worried as the next person about road accidents in this country. There are just too many. We all know about reckless drivers who break traffic lights, drive on the shoulder, speed and overtake dangerously, ride bumpers, etc.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

This is a country of many diverse races and cultures.

Friday, May 30, 2014

The National Insurance Board of T&T (NIBTT) is currently updating its records to include the PIN number assigned to electronic birth certificates of NIS pensioners and other beneficiaries. Recipients are being asked to take in their electronic birth certificates to NIB offices along with...

Friday, May 30, 2014

The most challenging work for the Prime Minister and her team at National Security is to achieve favourable trends in curbing crime.

Friday, May 30, 2014

The observance of the 169th anniversary of the East Indian presence in T&T must not proceed unnoticed.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

It is not uncommon for political opponents to pelt mud at each other hoping that some will stick. What I heard from our Prime Minister at the PP rally on Saturday was not mud but what I think is effluent of the grossest kind.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

There is just one year left in this government’s tenure and the political slings and arrows have begun flying. From this box office seat, the incumbent People’s Partnership appears to be running scared.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

How has our nation benefitted from not improving procurement legislation? Is this coincidence or deliberate planning?

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The equation was straightforward enough. The Rajasthan Royals had posted a score of 189. If the Mumbai Indians scored 190 or more in 14.3 overs or less, Mumbai would qualify on a better net run rate (NRR). If Mumbai lost or achieved the target in more than 14.3 overs, Rajasthan would qualify.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Insurance Board of T&T (NIBTT) and Ministry of Legal Affairs, signed in February 2014, paves the way for the NIBTT to eliminate the need for most NIS beneficiaries to submit life certificates twice a year.

 

 

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The banks have been declaring supra profits for years and I can now understand why. They have been charging people blind. I had balance of $200 in my account which I withdrew at the ATM.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

It is very easy to say “Debe to Mon Desir”. Debe, pronounced Day-Bay, is the political romping ground of many south-based PP politicians. Debe, according to the local folk, is a Hindi verb form denoting giving. Debe means “give me”. Mon Desir is a French idiom. It is pronounced Mon-Day-Zeer.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

One of the writers to the Sunday Guardian was lamenting that he was confused as to why we had a foreign exchange problem. I am not confused at all. It is very simple.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

About six weeks ago there was an accident round the Savannah, opposite the RAF building.

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