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Until the minister and Ministry of Education recognise that the society as we know it is rapidly changing, that the family structure and dynamics as we know them are also changing, they will never recognise the need to change our archaic education system. Gone are the days where the “big stick” tactics worked. The population of T&T has outgrown its...

Monday, February 20, 2017

This is an open letter to the Minister of Education. Sir, can you please tell me what rationale was used to change the Creative Writing component of the SEA examination two months prior to the examination?

Monday, February 20, 2017

I would like to kindly appeal to the National Carnival Commission to seriously do something about the Road March competition.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Most readers would be aware Readymix (West Indies) Limited (RML) is a publicly-listed company, on the T&T Stock Exchange, incorporated and resident in the Republic of T&T.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Carnival is celebrated in a myriad of ways around the world. This festival is uniquely celebrated in Brazil, the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean however, it is arguably a quintessential example of popular culture in T&T.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

We have been witnessing an increase in violence against women in the last few months, which is quite troubling. What will cause a man to physically harm a woman to the point of slitting her throat is the question many have been asking.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

We have had such an upsurge of abuse handed down to females over the past few years in T&T that it makes one wonder what has gone wrong that women can be treated with such brutality at times.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

I am a Trinidadian living in the USA since 1969, and have always thought of my birth place as home, like any other person who feels a sense of belonging.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The choice of weapon used to commit murder in T&T is the gun, and presently the country is saturated with these. Since Tommy was a little boy we have been hearing that this is due to our unprotected sea borders and close proximity to the Venezuela mainland.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

There have been a couple of big news stories in the press recently, on the face of it unrelated, but I am wondering if there is not an important link between them which could be of huge future significance to this country, and indeed the region.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

It seems a once hoped-for settlement of the FATCA issue is still pending. Come on, let us be reasonable, do we still have to continue this in 2017?

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

There has been too much political gerrymandering by the Opposition with regards to the FATCA bill, using the guise of public/national interest at the heart of their arguments.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Mrs Kamla Persad-Bissessar has once again withheld her Opposition’s support for the passage of the FATCA legislation. It seems as though the Government can never do enough to satisfy the Opposition in this debate.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In 1998 the controversy in the Caribbean surrounded the ship rider agreement between nation states of the Caribbean and the United States of America.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Pan Semis, in a nutshell.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Dear Dr Rowley,

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