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It has been reported that the government and the Communication Workers Union have now agreed terms for the closure of TDC, which is now scheduled to close its doors on September 28.

TDC was the purpose-built state enterprise that evolved from TIDCO, and was created with the express purpose of guiding, directing and promoting the development of...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Emancipation holiday is upon us and all I can write about is the embattled slave-like behaviour that the trade union movement expects of the workforce. The new “massa” is your trade union leader.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The almost 16 year old girl left her mom at D’amarie Hill on Thursday morning, July 27, to go to her grandma in Arima. She texted her mom, letting her know she was in a maxi. However, she went missing!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

I don’t think that anyone would argue against the benefits that the Government Assistance for Tertiary Education (GATE) Programme has provided this country.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

A parasitic technocracy is a network corrupt politicians, consultants, businesses, contractors, civil servants, who conspire to seek their own interests, often against the public interest, and close ranks when they are caught. I know it exists. I have experienced it over the last fifteen years...

Sunday, July 30, 2017

One cannot help but wonder if the people who are calling for trade unions not to strike to protest the prevailing economic and social problems in our country are in support of similar actions in Venezuela.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The hype over the possibility of a Sandals Resort in Tobago ushered hope that T&T could advance its economic diversification. In the context of an undeniable recession, it is praise-worthy that Dr Rowley embraced the initiative to broker a possible deal with Jamaican mogul Butch Stewart.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

I applaud the business community in its initiative of coming together to assist the Government in dealing with crime and sincerely hope that this does not turn into another talk shop as so often happens because of the “perceived” trampling of the “rights” of the minority that have us in this...

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The Clico Policyholders Group (CPG) has paid close attention to the media conference held last Thursday regarding inter alia the hitherto non-disclosed sale of Clico’s Buccoo Estate in Tobago, popularly known as No Man’s Land (NML) to the Government for $174, 806,775 million.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

What a night! Congratulations to the organisers of the first ever International Steelband Foundation (ITF) concert which was held on Saturday, July 22 at the Queen’s Park Savannah. It was a night of exhilarating pan music.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

There is no doubt that our country is facing difficult times in its development. Several issues need to be addressed.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

When the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago recently spoke about individuals questioning his blackness he was alluding to an issue that is extremely complex.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The latest episode in the CL Financial farce is that the Appeal Court has given permission to the government to appoint provisional liquidators to preserve the assets of CLF pending the outcome of the substantive action filed in the courts by the government to dispose of, liquidate, the assets...

Friday, July 28, 2017

The highway to Point Fortin was unwisely embarked upon by the past government using some $7.5 billion upfront money from the Treasury. We know it will take many years for the Treasury to recover from that particular piece of financial rape.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Criminal behaviour, at the end of it all, has to do with making intelligent choices.

Friday, July 28, 2017

There is no doubt that our country is facing difficult times in its development. Several issues need to be addressed—crime, education, health, public utilities, infra-structure and the Judiciary—are but a few of the challenging areas of daily life in T&T.

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