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In responding to comments made by Dr Roger Hosein regarding the impracticality of lowering the VAT to 12.5 per cent from its current 15 per cent rate, Dr Keith Rowley stated the following: 

1. “Clearly, the UNC and its friends have no interest in lowering the cost of living in Trinidad and Tobago;” and 

Friday, August 7, 2015

I was very disappointed, when on searching the Internet, to find out that my son Dexter Mahase was placed as the number four player on the T&T Davis Cup team which did not allow him to play in the singles and only eligible for the doubles.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Dr Martin Luther King did not have a plan, he had a dream, and people all over the United States turned up in Washington DC to hear his now famous speech, and perhaps that is what we as a developing nation need to establish—a dream for T&T. 

Friday, August 7, 2015

Why is Dr Rowley trying to palm off failed/neglected PNM projects unto the PP government? In one of his conversations on Tuesday night he lamented that the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba was never completed under the PPG’s tenure and this was an example of their failure to develop the country.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

On behalf of the pensioners who have not received their pensions for the last three months I would like to thank Mr Chester Sambrano of CNC3 News for taking the time to highlight this unpleasant situation. Thousands of Government pensioners have not received their money.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

“We have to invoke the power of God. We have to continue to invoke the power of God, so that justice can be properly served in this matter.” 

Thursday, August 6, 2015

This is an open letter to the Minister of National Diversity and Social Integration.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Has anyone ever considered that at the intersection of Fifth Street and Sixth Avenue Barataria, where numerous fatal accidents have occurred, the traffic sign there may be the contributor? 

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Comrade Maharaj, the current President General of the ATSEFU is either a stranger to the History of the Sugar Industry, a stranger to the truth or both.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

The news of the handing over of the Debe Law Campus to the UWI Principal is a great day for Trinidad & Tobago. It was even more heart-warming to learn that the first intake of 450 law students will take place in September 2015.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

I read with amusement the characteristically dismissive comments uttered by the PNM member for Diego Martin North East, Colm Imbert, pertaining to the Henry Poll, which shows the PP as likely to win the 2015 General Elections by a one seat margin.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

In my respectful view state funds should not be used to encourage a divided society. You should be free to engage in any lawful activities that celebrates your ancestry, but the rest of the country should not have to pay for it.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

It is understood that a gentleman is no gentleman, if he has to beat you to prove a point. Licks as we call it in Trinidad and Tobago, is a form of punishment used by the slavers to control wilful behaviour or just for entertainment.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

I find it both bewildering and amusing at the same time that contract workers, the State contract attorneys in this instance, want to take action against their employer for not making them public service attorneys.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

It must be a source of concern to any thinking person that the Prisons Service was unable to respond to the recent jailbreak at the Frederick Street prison. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

In 2010 the issue of crime was the greatest dilemma and concern for the vast majority of the population.

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