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The time has come for yet another complaint re the illegal renovations of homes, turning them into businesses, along the north side of Long Circular Road and into the tiny side streets in Maraval.

These people do not have permission to do what they’re doing! I just don’t know where to start.

For over ten years the residents have been...

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Once again the people of T&T flipped the political coin on September 7, 2015, and chose the option that appeared right.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

As America, and indeed the entire world wind down from what has no doubt been a contentious and hotly-antagonised Presidential race, it may be useful to consider the after-effects of such a race against the backdrop of overarching socio-economic, political, historical and cultural issues and...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Hillary Clinton is likely to win the American elections, or so the pundits seem to suggest, despite the continuing public outcry against her untrustworthiness and her being a compulsive liar, her extreme “carelessness” with respect to classified material, her denials of the “pay for play”...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

I am angry, very angry. Why? 

Because an innocent wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs Sally-Ann Cuffie, had her hands seriously damaged by a scratch bomb which was thrown into her car recently. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The US elections takes place today. How can we explain Mr Trump’s popularity?

When I was in New York in early 2016, I saw a sign, “Give me one dollar or I will vote for Trump.” I took notice. We elect the leaders who are like us. We get what we deserve.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Well, maybe I just don’t understand the logistics of the situation. According to Minister Imbert, the citizens may have to pay more for gas next year and the public servants have to work with “0-0-0” salary restraint.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Recently there has been a sort of “war” between regular large boat owners and a party boat operator in Turtle Bay on Monos Island. The owners have been for years tying their boats on weekends onto some wooden pilings abandoned by the Americans since world war two.

Monday, November 7, 2016

The Government put in place the subsidy on fuel in the past, wining and dancing, essentially telling us the people “See how generous and caring we are, providing cheap fuel for you to drive your car. 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Imagine politicians can get so bold-faced as to try and fool the entire population not once, not twice but all the time.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

For Panorama 2016, Pan Trinbago requested $45 million. According to reports from the daily newspapers, the Government approved $30 million and issued $25 million to pay panmen and help meet its other expenses.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

If you work hard instead of hardly, you deserve to earn more. Sadly, a large portion of public servants do not appreciate their jobs and this is proven by the lack of care they show the public they serve. Yet, they are always crying out for more pay.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

For the past week many of our citizens have been voicing their disgust with the fireworks displays we have on different occasions throughout the year. Many are disturbed by the excessive noise. Fireworks are dangerous to both humans and animals. 

Saturday, November 5, 2016

After receiving a courtesy call that I won’t be able to use my push-button “ME2-style” phone from November 11, I was told by the eager CSR not to despair but simply visit a nearby bmobile store where...drum roll please....taa daa!

Saturday, November 5, 2016

As T&T and the Soca Warriors approach our first Hex World Cup Qualifier on November 11, against Costa Rica, there are some serious problems/issues that have to be addressed if we are to go forward from here:

• Discipline

Friday, November 4, 2016

Less than a month before the local government elections, Minister of Finance Colm Imbert dropped a news bombshell at a forum co-hosted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Wednesday, saying the Government would offer trade unions representing public servants and employees of State...

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