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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

On Monday, May 11, 2015, my family remembered our daughter. It’s not that we did not remember her the day before that or even the day before and all the days leading up to that day. We remembered her because we observed the first anniversary of her passing. 

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

During the last election in 2010, there was a surge in environmental protest surrounding the aluminium smelter in La Brea and the steel plant development in Claxton Bay.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I would like to appeal to the Road Safety Unit of the Police Service, to revisit awareness of the right way to use pedestrian crossings. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

In the high-flying world of finance, Standard and Poor’s and Moody’s are number one and two in the rating agency space. With Moody’s ratings for this country dominating the news, we need to understand what is the role of a rating agency. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Looking back at what has happened to Trinidad, especially in the last 50 years, where a once paradise has been turned into a haven for local criminals, reflects what could be considered a microscopic view of our future world caused by personal greed and corruption assisted by the doctrine of...

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

• All citizens will share in the wealth of the nation with increased pensions, food cards and NIS;

• Chaguaramas will be returned to the people for agricultural development;

• CDA will develop the five islands for tourism projects;

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

I respect the view of those who feel it is a blow to our democracy to have the Leader of the Opposition suspended from the House. However, may I remind those who are wringing their hands in anguish that Mr Basdeo Panday was suspended for using a laptop computer in the House.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

And there we have it. The results of the election in the United Kingdom (UK) which concluded on the night of May 7, certainly shocked everyone who had read into the polls right up to the election day itself. 

Monday, May 11, 2015

As never before, third-party politics in T&T must take a back seat as the UNC-led Partnership government and the Opposition PNM head into the home stretch for the 2015 general elections.

Monday, May 11, 2015

The organisers of the Bocas Lit Fest must be applauded for their attempt to bring literature within the consciousness of the people. Let’s face it, we are not a literary–minded people. In fact, we do not like to read good works of literature and there are reasons for it.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

There exists no compact between voters and candidates in our electoral system: we vote for lists of largely anonymous people.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

We are writing this letter because we feel that our leaders do not have an accurate impression of what it actually takes to become a physician today—particularly, the financial, intellectual, social, mental, and physical demands of the profession.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Moody’s has advised this Government that they should make use of the Heritage and Stabilization Fund (HSF) instead to fund the budget deficits since the stabilisation part of the fund was established to provide budget support when revenues from the energy sector fell.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Stunning beauty, vibrant cultures and strong human capital are some of the defining characteristics of the Caribbean. And in the past decades, the region has seen encouraging progress in economic and social development in key areas such as education, health and private sector growth.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Now that the Secondary Entrance Assessment is over, our test-takers are eagerly awaiting the results. Herein lies the problem. As one local psychologist has cautioned, placing school children’s names in the daily papers is not a wise policy. 

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