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In a few days we will elect a government that will be in power for five years. It will affect our lives in fundamental and critical ways. We hope it will be a good or better government, but voting alone and hoping do not necessarily make it so.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

While we applaud the Prime Minister's prompt response to the escalating imbroglio surrounding the now ex-minister of national security, we note with some concern that while this was a matter that has been brewing for some time, it appears that no real consideration was given to the possible...

Monday, April 22, 2013

The Prime Minister, at the last Monday night forum, announced the call for candidates for Local Government elections, which are due later this year. The Mayor of Chaguanas has indicated that all his councillors in the Borough of Chaguanas...

Monday, April 22, 2013

It seems as if this country is stuck in the twilight zone or is some sort of a demon-possessed state where the people are so ingrained in the corrupt, law-breaking lifestyle and inefficient administration that we will never move forward.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

The recent passing to The Great Beyond of Baroness Margaret Thatcher has brought to my mind an article in a daily newspaper in February 1994, which was headed, Thatcherite Disciples Come To Town.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

While I hold no brief for the Minister of National Security, Jack Warner, he is held in esteem by some as one of the hardest working ministers ever, and others as a modern day Robin Hood by the good he has done. The fact is, he may be right in some of his assessments of his detractors as they...

Sunday, April 21, 2013

We need to have a serious discussion nationally on the purchasing power of our money. The more I research the less the prices we pay for goods and services make sense, and the more confused I am as to how we arrived at our labour costs, especially our minimum wage.

 

Sunday, April 21, 2013

I’m a 20-year-old young female who officially finished school in June of 2012. Looking for a job in this “economic climate” is extremely hard for an “entry-level” person, and it’s extremely harder for a “degree toting” university graduate. 

 

Sunday, April 21, 2013

In recent times many ministers seem to have a beef with the media, and Minister Hinn used his recent visit to add to this crusade.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Remember those words. Captain Dinesh Ramdhin was emphatic that changes had to be made to the T&T batting line-up after the humiliating defeat to Barbados in the regional four-day competition. Well, the only change I have seen is in the colour of the uniforms. What a disgrace!

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Attorney RAMESH LAWRENCE MAHARAJ, SC, explores the Defence and Police Complaints Bill which needs a two thirds majority to be passed in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. It is because of the serious impact this bill, if made law, can have on democracy in our country, Maharaj said...

Saturday, April 20, 2013

I want to point out that I too was a proud staffer of the Institution known as Radio 610. In your story on page 20 of April 18 a photo of past staffers is there, taken in front of the dilapidated building and it is true that each one of them in the picture had...

Saturday, April 20, 2013

The number 34 has acquired a fair amount of notoriety in the recent past. As a mathematician, I feel compelled to put in a good word for the number 34.

Friday, April 19, 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013

While there is no precedent for it, the WICB should censure the T&T cricket team for their unprofessional approach in the recent four-day game against Barbados.

Friday, April 19, 2013

It appears that a daily newspaper is well-connected to people who have access to “confidential and secret” information lodged at the office of the President.

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