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Instead of focusing entirely on the upcoming budget, we should pay closer attention to the changes we need and can secure without money being a problem.

That’s necessary given how much is spent badly, inefficiently, corruptly and unsustainably and will continue to be. It also takes forward-thinking decisions out of the hands of the Finance...

Monday, September 26, 2016

I remember the tail end of the Age of Donkeys. Up until maybe 2007 (my memory is vague about what year) an old East Indian gentleman sold bananas from a donkey cart just before the Preysal highway flyover. His name was Sookhai Ramkhilawan. 

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Ryan Hadeed

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The recent controversies that have erupted regarding practices, procedures and expenditure at President’s House does not come as a surprise to me. I have consistently raised matters surrounding the discharge of the President’s public duties over the last two years in this column. 

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Kevin Baldeosingh

Parents in T&T generally don’t have a high opinion of teachers, and vice-versa. Presumably, teachers who are parents have a lot of cognitive dissonance to deal with.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Offloading the taxation burden on air travel into and around the region to encourage increased travel; linking the several national and private airlines operating in the Caribbean into a network that allows for inter-airline connections; expanding the Caribbean share of an ever-growing...

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Mickela Panday

The several Commissions of Enquiry (COE) set up under the People’s Partnership which enriched a select few brings to mind the famed epigram of French critic, journalist and novelist Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr: “The more things change the more they stay the same.” 

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Certainly a blast-off yesterday to the Second Session of the Eleventh Parliament. 

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Kevin Baldeosingh

Saturday, September 24, 2016

PT 2

Friday, September 23, 2016

What is the status of my reported crime matter? Who is investigating it? What is the next step? These are commonly asked questions by victims of crime.

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