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My memory goes back to those school days when I would enter the school compound sometimes with my shirt a little outside my pants, shoe lace not tied properly or wearing the wrong colour socks. 

I would hear that stern voice calling me for an explanation concerning the way I looked. If I did not have a proper excuse it was either detention or the...

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The posturing among some of the stakeholders as a result of exploratory conversations regarding removal of Port-of-Spain from life-support, a status to which it was sentenced immediately after independence, should be extremely interesting. 

 

 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

It’s extremely difficult to comment on any one issue in T&T given that there are so many social and political concerns occurring simultaneously: sex scandals, party elections, allegations, complaints (again) about our hospitals, homicides etc. All of these things are very disconcerting.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

At present there are anti-gang laws in T&T, however, to date we are still hearing of reports of significant gang activity and several homicides arising out of gang warfare across our land! 

 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

A doctor who treats a degenerative eye disease in seniors was paid $21 million by Medicare in 2012, twice the amount received by the next ophthalmologist on a list of 880,000 medical providers released by the government. 

 

 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

This is the second time in recent memory that the authorities refused to attend to foreigners at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC). A couple of months ago, a man was allegedly refused medical attention because he was from another country.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The unpleasant events involving students of Mucurapo West Government Secondary and the Toco Composite schools among others within recent times, have depicted a breakdown of discipline and order within our education system. Clearly, built-up negative energy of a...

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

It is indeed a sad day when a political party sees the necessity for and proposes a code of conduct for politicians and high officials in this country.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

I read with great interest that the TSC (Teaching Service Commission) is looking at delinquent teachers with respect to punctuality and irregularity and even their non-response to bullying.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The First Citizens group has concluded another profitable quarter, First Citizens chairperson Nyree Alfonso said by way of introduction to the company's unaudited financial statements for the three months ended December 31, 2013. ...

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), an international environment watchdog, says it is monitoring with concern the fish kills that have been washing ashore at La Brea. Christopher Corbin, UNEP Caribbean Regional Co-ordinating Unit, Caribbean Environment...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

In Sunday's Guardian, John Gaskin and F Mouttet wrote on the discontent of our people towards the PP Government, especially the PNM party. The PNM has used the media to campaign for the 2015 elections against the first woman Prime Minister of T&T.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

I write in full support of one H Singh, who considered it a retrograde step for the Board of Inland Revenue to have taxpayers visit their offices to collect their tax return forms. After phoning to enquire where one may collect said forms I was advised to call at the Queen Street office after 1...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Dr Khan and public health officials should take immediate steps to formulate a sensible policy for emergency treatment of non citizens and ensure that it is clearly communicated to all staff at those facilities.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Successful T&T entrepreneurs who have made their mark locally and internationally will be in the spotlight when the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce hosts the 4th Caribbean SME Business Conference, Innovation in business—The Caribbean Experience, July 9 and 10 at the Hyatt Regency,...

Monday, April 7, 2014

The odds may be stacked against the Fishermen and Friends of the Sea, as they may be fighting a losing battle, both against nature and the Government. Quite apart from the effects of the recent oil spill, the Gulf has been dying slowly for a long time, as there are ongoing contributory factors...

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