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Sixteen-year-old Rachael Ramkissoon was murdered by someone who knew that criminal detection and prosecution in this country is weak, someone who understood that technicalities and sloppy evidence-gathering often set killers free in our courts, that weak policing is more the norm than the exception, and that equipment purchases in national security have...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

We now have both the Government and the OWTU making their positions clearer about the future of Petrotrin, following the strike that never was.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

The announcement last week of the decision by the local arm of Canadian-owned, regional banking giant RBC to offer voluntary separation and early retirement packages to specific groups of employees within its T&T operation should come as no surprise to anyone objectively analysing the income...

Saturday, January 14, 2017

The full potential of T&T’s tourism sector has never been realised because the industry, always in the shadows of oil and gas, has never been given serious consideration as a potential driver of the country’s economic growth.

Friday, January 13, 2017

The possibility of a perfect fit between the T&T’s senior men’s team and coach Tom Saintfiet had been a long shot at best.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

It is now do or die for Petrotrin

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

There was nothing new or surprising about what chairman Shameer Mohammed and other Caribbean Airlines (CAL) officials revealed about the many operational and economic problems on the airbridge.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

In normal circumstances we would be celebrating the fact that the country averted a potentially crippling Petrotrin strike.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

How the Government handles the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union’s wage demands will no doubt set the stage for future pleas from both unions and non-unionised interest groups wanting State funds.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Given the high stakes that were riding on it, Friday's decision by the Government to concede to the demands of the Opposition to hold a joint select committee meeting to analyse the Tax Information Exchange Agreements bill is most welcome.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

For many citizens of this country, both here and in the Diaspora, the invention of the steelpan from discarded oil drums in East Port-of-Spain more than 80 years ago has been a source of national pride and identity, ranking highly among T&T’s spectacular beauty queens, its batting maestro,...