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It is unfortunate that the President of our nation should choose to describe as “rum shop logic” the concerns raised by the general public concerning the probity of the Integrity Commission.  

The Integrity Commission is a constitutionally appointed body, whose role is to ensure integrity among public officials in their conduct of public affairs....

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

We have all read about the omission of Shiv Chanderpaul from the West Indies team to play against Australia in the Test matches to be held in Dominica and Jamaica. 

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Thank God for Sunday drives! Yesterday, I decided to take the wife and children to Penal/Debe to indulge in the famous ‘doubles’ extravaganza. It was well worth the trip! As part of my journey I decided to take a peek at the much talked about (under construction) UWI Penal/Debe campus.

Monday, June 8, 2015

On May 30, 2015 we celebrated 170 years of the East Indian diaspora in Trinidad and Tobago, and in recognition of the contribution of the tens of thousands of East Indian women who through their blood, sweat and tears made it possible for us to reach where we are to-day in this country, I say “Na

Sunday, June 7, 2015

As mentioned last week, the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) celebrated its 20th anniversary on Friday, World Environment Day. 

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Now that the Fifa fiasco has enveloped the globe, we as a country must immediately try to draw lessons from what has been alleged to have occurred; with some elements of the charges being directed to the former special advisor to our T&T Football Federation (now Football Association) (TTFA).

Sunday, June 7, 2015

When Minister Vernella Alleyne-Toppin made her startling revelations in our Parliament a few months ago, there was widespread condemnation from all quarters, notably the Roman Catholic church demonstrated by their most radical servant, the most reverend Clyde Harvey.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

We have all read about the omission of Shiv Chanderpaul from the West Indies team to play against Australia in the test matches to be held in Dominica and Jamaica.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

I recently compared the exclusion of Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the West Indies team by loosely comparing his inability to retire to that of certain politicians in our region.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Our developmental plans are dysfunctional, particularly in the health sector. Billions of dollars are being spent building hospitals from Arima to Couva to Point Fortin and they are neglecting to develop the human capital to staff these hospitals.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

It was 50 years ago that a member of government uttered the ignoble words that will live forever in infamy: “all ah we thief.” Now that we are in the throes of the general elections, and as the politicians tout their accomplishments, and assail their opponents’, we could probably modify the afore

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Dear Messrs Lloyd, Simmons,

Friday, June 5, 2015

Can I offer an open-minded view of the regularisation of the squatters programme and the upping of the cut-off point from 1998 to 2014?

Thursday, June 4, 2015

What has Sepp Blatter’s resignation from Fifa got to do with T&T politics? 

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Firstly, let me state publicly that I am not against the number of public holidays we enjoy in this country. I wish that be made abundantly clear. I think we deserve every one.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The only thing that Sat Maharaj and Dr Rowley agree upon is that Port-of-Spain should be moved to Wallerfield. Kamla disagrees.

I would like to offer a suggestion.

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