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Friday, October 27, 2017

I have been listening to the Finance minister complaining that we do not have the money to carry through with all the existing projects but I am very sceptical at his pronouncements over the last two years.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Anyone who knows anything about disaster planning, will understand that the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management must not be held solely responsible for the poor response during the heavy flooding throughout the country.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Unbelievably, there was no word from the authorities regarding the use of fireworks for the Divali holiday which was as usual, a horrendous, noisy disturbance and which continues unabated from early morning till after 12 at night.

Friday, October 27, 2017

The upcoming UNC internal elections will be an interesting one. The current dilemma is whether the position of political leader can be put up for elections before the expiration of its three-year term.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Oh gosh, the Christmas coming and then Carnival! Wow, all that spending! Consumerism has me confused—joy for some, and for others, ah well... It keeps nagging me though, why this demand for the almighty US dollar?

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The tide is certainly changing within the PNM. This was displayed when the Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Allyson West, told the Senate in her budget presentation, that the total revenue collected by Government in 2017 was some $10 billion less than budgeted.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

If we are not careful and do not do something urgently, our once striving agriculture industry can become a thing of the past. If this ever takes place it will be a very sad day indeed in Trinidad and Tobago. The global climate change is giving this industry a serious beating locally.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The current disastrous floods in several parts of the country has brought to the fore quite clearly the need for decentralising rescue and preventative activities.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

As usual we were doing what we do best, blame criticise and then call for resignations. Politicians, aggrieved past managers of the ODPM and others seem upset that the managers at the ODPM did not act as expeditiously and efficiently as they expected.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The region’s education system has been a hot topic as of late due to scepticism regarding its capability as our head examining council.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Well, flood hit big time in Trinidad. We did receive quite a lot of rainfall—more is expected too. The Met Office informed us in the week of May 19-24 (check their bulletin of that period) that they were expecting a “dry” wet season 2017. Guess we all now know better.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Message by Dennis Moses, Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs, on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations

Monday, October 23, 2017

Almost every continent in the world experienced severe floods this year. Developed cities like Miami and Paris had extraordinary levels of flooding. Spain, Texas, Ireland, India and Barbados all made international news with regards to the flood in those areas.

Friday, October 20, 2017

San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello was high in praise of the South Central Zone of Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (Tuco) for taking calypso to the schools of our country.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

I wish to endorse the government’s injection of the three million dollars for the development of the Chaguaramas Golf Course (CGC).

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