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Up until now, this writer has been a silent observer in the matter of the so-called “Emailgate Affair.” However, at the time of writing two matters of relevance have crossed my mind: (1) Whether much of the “mess” and “baloney” surrounding “Emailgate” could have been avoided had the matter been handled differently and

(2) Whether, in light of the...

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Why is there all this brutality in Panorama? As usual, I attended the Panorama semifinals and year after year I am continually shocked at the excessive use of force by police. Every year, unnecessary police violence haunts and destroys the Carnival experience for innocent supporters.

 

Saturday, February 2, 2013

In another place this writer has expressed a preference for proportional representation in Tobago House of Assembly elections as against the winner takes all, first past the post system.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Craving some warm sunshine and an opportunity to enjoy the famed bird life, we arrived in beautiful Tobago following a comfortable direct flight from London with Virgin Atlantic, and thought we had landed in paradise.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Wildlife in T&T faces numerous unnecessary pressures throughout the year: Environmental degradation and pollution, deforestation, a lengthy open hunting season, illegal poaching and especially during this dry season, forest fires.

 

Saturday, February 2, 2013

“Through Christ, our Lord, Amen”—a phrase you would most likely hear in a church service or any christian congregation.  But no, students of many government schools all across the country are made to utter these words at least twice a day regardless of their beliefs.

Friday, February 1, 2013

As readers would know, I have been very supportive of many of Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan’s health initiatives, especially his Fight The Fat campaign.

Friday, February 1, 2013

I am dismayed to learn that the Catholic Education Board of Management (CEBM) strongly recommends that parents of children attending RC schools should desist from allowing their children to be vaccinated with Gardasil (I quote from their press release).

Thursday, January 31, 2013

I wish to respond to the editorial in yesterday’s edition of the T&T Guardian headlined Pointless rights wrangle, and, in particular, to a specific point made toward the end of the piece. 

 

 

Thursday, January 31, 2013

When I first heard the news that Machel was found guilty the only thing that came to mind was what’s next? I was amazed by the outcry from some of our citizens to jail him bearing in mind that this was his first offence, but I was even more amazed by the stance which bmobile took in standing by t

Thursday, January 31, 2013

 “Calcutta Backlash” “Fear, not Race”

 

Thursday, January 31, 2013

In 2010 the country voted overwhelming for “change,” bringing the People’s Partnership government into power. This “change” involved promises of transparency and accountability at all levels of governance.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The residents of Carlton Lane are at a breaking point now with this relocation situation. In our letter published last month, we made our story known to the public, a story of how the HDC disrupted our lives and had us in a state of panic and uncertainty.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

When we are abroad, my wife and I always describe ourselves as citizens of the twin island Republic of T&T and we are extremely proud to do so. Recently however, I checked the Constitution and there is nothing in it that says citizens cannot own land in Trinidad or Tobago.

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

An editorial in one of our dailies appears to have missed the core issue concerning the increasing demand for licensed firearms among citizens in general and business people in particular.

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

I am an avid supporter of chutney soca and always keep up with all the contestants’ contributions at past and present competitions. Discussions among my friends and co-workers have brought together the following points which I hope Mr George Singh takes notice of:

 

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