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The Tracking Station area in Chaguaramas is zoned as a Nature Reserve and building a hotel there is illegal. This is the law of Trinidad & Tobago. The Chaguaramas Development Plan of 1974 is the only valid land use plan for the area administered under the Chaguaramas Development Authority Act.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Kevin Baldeosingh

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

I’d hoped to share my entry to the Prime Minister’s patriotic song contest this week (it’s called “Deport Trevor Sudama”). But a response to last week’s column on the Black Caucus demanding “land in Caroni” changed that. The response was from one Joanne Gomo, and below is verbatim:

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Kevin Ramnarine

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

It’s quite worrying. What is it? This lack of interest in the local scene that so many of us feel. Maybe it’s the mid-year blues, maybe it’s post Zika tiredness? It could be mental exhaustion from trying to decipher the inanities that politicians speak or hearing so much stupidness on the radio...

Monday, August 22, 2016

The message of hatred and paranoia that is inciting millions of voters will outlast the messenger.

Donald Trump is heading to November like a certain zeppelin heading to New Jersey, in a darkening sky that crackles with electricity. 

Monday, August 22, 2016

Miami Herald

The summer Olympics are ending, but they might long be remembered as the games that saved America’s sanity.

Not because so many US athletes kicked ass, but because they gave us something uplifting to watch instead of nonstop, soul-sucking political news.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Kevin Baldeosingh

Since the death of Black Power leader Makandal Daaga, formerly Geddes Granger, commentators have universally agreed that the 1970 Black Power protests had positive effects on T&T in general and Afro-Trinbagonians in particular.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Arthur Nurse

After hundreds of years of oppression during which western white civilisation was developed on the backs of Africans and their descendants in the new world, the United States is yet to come to terms with its denial of equal treatment under the law to its black citizens.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Ryan Hadeed

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Two Saturdays ago in an interview with Juhel Browne of TV6, Imam Yasin Abu Bakr, leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen, urged Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to take care of the nation’s Afro community which he described as a sick child.

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