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Firstly, I wish to express my condolences to the bereaved families that have lost  loved ones on the road recently. I, too, had that experience. I feel your pain. I share your hurt. Yes we can solve this problem. The causes of collisions can range from lack of experience, speeding, drinking and driving, recklessness and not wearing seat belts.

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Friday, March 22, 2013

People come and people go
But Wilma Judith Chow Primus went with the flow
Sister, wife, mother of four offspring who gave her much pleasure
Left a legacy of memories for us all to treasure

Friday, March 22, 2013

I’ve read, in today’s Guardian, the Geisha Kowlessar story highlighting the views of retired chief justice Sat Sharma and others concerning better arrangements for these high officials.

Friday, March 22, 2013

I have no desire to enter into a war of words with my friend and diplomatic colleague His Excellency Marcelo Salvolio, Ambassador of Argentina.

 

 

Thursday, March 21, 2013

How many bed and breakfast homes, guest houses and small hotels have acceptable standards with regard to purchasing high quality towels, sheets and basic cutlery for the use of tourists? I have heard stories of sheets so old that they are she

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The inaugural speech of President Carmona was both appropriate and uplifting. The speech reflected resolution and strength, tempered by respect for and commitment to principles and values.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

I am still trying to grapple with the fact that Monday’s inauguration of the country’s fifth Head of State was devoid of a single schoolchild from Tobago. Some Tobago students, teachers and principals were given the impression that they would

Thursday, March 21, 2013

I was fortunate to be at the historic swearing-in ceremony of our new President Anthony Carmona on Monday.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

His Excellency, President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona in his inaugural speech made it abundantly clear that he was not an “Executive President” and under the Westminster form of governance there are parameters within which he must operate. 

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

I would like to commend the staff of the Immigration Division for their swift and painless passport renewal service. I called for an appointment on March 1 and was offered one a week later.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

On March 5, I happened to be taking someone to the Physiotherapy Department in Mt Hope Hospital. While waiting, an elderly woman (perhaps in her 70s) in a wheelchair, was brought in by another woman. She was barefooted and seemingly not too with-it in terms of the events taking place.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

On behalf of the Dattatreya Yoga Centre of Carapichaima, I applaud the Prime Minister and the Minister of National Security for proceeding with legislation to enable soldiers to be precepted and to continue working with the police to combat the seri

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

On his visit to Rio Claro in his phenomenal meet-the-people tours in the 60s, this country’s first prime minister, the late Dr Eric Williams, after representations made by the people, gave the assurance that a highway would be constructed from San Fernando via Princes

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

On his visit to Rio Claro in his phenomenal meet-the-people tours in the 60s, this country’s first prime minister, the late Dr Eric Williams, after representations made by the people, gave the assurance that a highway would be constructed from San Fernando via Princes

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

I am so happy to see the Emperor Valley Zoo has implemented a public dress policy which prohibits loose-fitting trousers which fall below the hips and result in the exposure of buttocks, boxers/briefs and underwear (things and the like).  

 

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

 

In the present circumstances there is only one way to put a brakes on crimes such as murder and robbery, and that is to have a continuous police presence on the ground to deter criminals. 

 

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