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The thought of bringing children into this de­praved world used to give me pause. Three years of working in non-profits to support victims of sex crimes placed ten thousand nightmares into my mind’s eye. I have learned to eliminate that fear by fighting to make a difference.

The present state of our nation’s law enforcement apparatus leaves much...

Sunday, July 16, 2017

On June 11 the Government filed a petition in the High Court seeking to wind up CL Financial because of its alleged inability to pay its over $15 billion debt owed to the Government.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The message from late Prime Minister Dr Eric Williams which Rio Claro resident Michael Burton brought to Prime Minister Keith Rowley at last Tuesday’s Point Fortin “Conversations With the Prime Minister” may never be shared publicly.

Friday, July 14, 2017

 Some time ago the United States endorsed the Caribbean Third Border Initiative which was essentially a reaffirmation of the commitment of the US in treating the region as a major focus for foreign policy and national secu­rity.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Dear CEOs,

If you are thinking that corporate leaders have a role to play in ensuring a better future than the present, now is the time to make that difference. A key concept underscoring your effort should be economic justice. That is your real bottom line.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

There has been a lot of debate over the recent detainment and charging of a certain individual during the past few days. Since there is yet to be a determination as to whether a criminal offence was committed I will not say too much on the matter itself.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

If I got a dollar for every time I heard that statement I’d be a millionaire by now. And no matter how many times I hear it, the statement saddens me more with each utterance.

This week the trending debate was the “I did Common Entrance and I turned out fine.”

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Minister Stuart Young in a keynote address when the Chinese Silk Road and Economic Belt (Road and Belt) Initiative was introduced, indicated that our Government, in its diversification thrust, intends to include a variety of different investment projects (infrastructure, trade and finance) in...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Sunday’s incredible and tragic developments at the Camp Street prison in Georgetown, Guyana came just one day after a T&T newspaper chronicled Independent Senator Paul Richards’ traumatic visit to the State Prison in Port-of-Spain.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Quite frankly, I hesitate to enter any local medical centre, doctor’s office, nursing home, health centre or public hospital. Whether it’s private or public makes little difference.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

To the 12- and 13-year-olds who didn’t pass for “prestige schools” last week, and to those who love and parent them: