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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...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Dr N Carrington

"Lady? Who she calling Lady?" That was the venomous comment a teenaged girl spat at an adult female who dared address her as "young lady" seeking to discourage her from raising her skirt and allowing boys to touch her in inappropriate ways on a public street.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

It's been almost a year since I had cataract surgery and joined the "eye drops" lime; the "having to be driven home" embarrassment and the "sit down with bandaged eyes" posse.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Last Sunday morning I asked the guy behind the counter at Richard's Bake and Shark to borrow his newspapers. He said "sure, but it's all bad news." I gathered that what was in those newspapers affected him. He was not alone but was simply reflecting the broad national sentiment.

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Finance Ministry is currently studying whether the law should be changed to allow the Central Bank to regulate all fees charged by commercial banks.

Dianne Joseph-That would be an excellent move, pretty soon the banks would charge for stepping into their buildings.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

There's lots of environmental good news from the Caribbean. Nevis seems serious about harnessing the power of the earth to produce geothermal energy. Antigua is on the way to 20 per cent electricity from renewable sources.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

The public meetings with the Prime Minister is a necessary reaffirmation to reconnect with the people in a meaningful way.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Very often in verbal communication, what is not said can be more important than the message clearly vocalised by the speaker.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Dr Rowley should go to the head of the class. There have been many echoes from legitimate women’s organisations in society, as well as other sleeping groups, now active and venturing their opinions about his recent statements.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

The issue of the CCJ emerged following a symposium hosted by the Law Association two Saturdays ago. According to a Guardian report on February 7, 2017:

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

In the hysterical responses to Prime Minister Keith Rowley suggesting that women should choose their partners wisely, a far more egregious misstatement by Dr Rowley has been overlooked. This is his claim that one-third of all murders in the past month were the outcome of domestic violence.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Last week, I, like many citizens, was pleased to hear that Dr Keith Rowley, in his role as the Prime Minister, was embarking on a series of national conversations with the people of T&T regardless of party affiliation.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

"Make way for d U, make way for d R"-Ultimate Rejects-MX Prime-Full Extreme.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017
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Sunday, February 12, 2017

It's been nearly two weeks since Angelo Bissessarsingh has died. His life was a bright flame that was prematurely extinguished by a terminal illness. T&T mourns the passing of a man who dedicated himself to the recording and preservation of our collective history.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

HELEN DRAYTON

How alike the rapid deterioration in the relationship between governments and the people is to familial relationships that turn sour. Both progress to abuse.

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