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School is an institute of proselytisation and can be used as a tool for social integration. For parents, however, it also offers the perfect social corollary, as a place to shape children into model citizens of the world: responsible and law-abiding members of society. However we chose to rationalise its efficacy, we go because we are mandated to do so....

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Yesterdaym, I was once again astounded by the level of education being exhibited by a DJ of a radio station, more so as this one in particular was dealing with one of our nation’s children.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The recent THA election results have left us with more questions than answers.

Here are some that come to mind.

• Was the election legal and legitimate?

• Are there too many parties for such a small population—PNM, TF, PDP?

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Religious, irreligious or areligious, many of us consume pork in one form or the other, be it baked, stew, curry, processed or roasted. My concern is with the last aspect—roasted.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

How do we equate murders with low crime detection? Are we so naive as a people to know that solving murders brings minimum relief to the victims’ families?

The answer is not only to increase the detection rate but to eradicate the high number of murders.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Congratulations to the PNM on its 10 to 2 win in the THA elections of 2017. This is of course a regression from the results of the 2013 THA elections when the party won all 12 seats. The party has clearly lost some ground but is still in control of the THA, which is fundamental.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Could it be that unburdened with the responsibilities of being a Member of Parliament an appointed Minister could be more productive?

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

We cannot change the outcome of the United States election. The American people have spoken and this is democracy in action. With any election the electorate will always have their preference and their reason for and against.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Mr Kenny De Silva should be made Chairman for Life at the National Carnival Commission (NCC).

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Permit me to expand a little on the letter in the T&T Guardian yesterday, by Mary K King, headlined Petroleum—the modern day Stone Age?

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Foreign investors, petroleum companies, have discovered large deposits of petroleum off the coast of Guyana.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

We cannot change the outcome of the United States election. The American people have spoken and this is democracy in action. With any election the electorate will always have their preference and their reason for and against.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

The executive of the T&T Football Association cannot be serious about this country qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. If so, why the delay again in naming a national coach?

Sunday, January 22, 2017

The T&T Police Service has been on the receiving end of severe criticism and brutal social “licks” time and time again, especially recently.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

On January 16, 2017, Uber officially launched its ride-sharing app service in T&T. This on-demand car service which facilitates commuters to request transport to or from their chosen destination point(s) through the use of their mobile platform has generated considerable interest.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Over the years I have looked at the political arena and there are a few observations that have stood out in my mind. It would seem to be that whenever election draws near you can actually forecast what will take place on the election campaign trail.

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