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Editorial

The chairman of the Regional Carnival Committee, whose stick-fighting championships concluded last week, has given the assurance that this martial tradition will survive as part of the culture of Trinidad and Tobago. Lennox Toussaint based his conclusion on the premise that more young people were getting interested in stick fighting. Yet it remains an...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dimanche Gras productions at the Queen’s Park Savannah celebrates their 70th anniversary next year and for many of those years the show was considered to be one of T&T’s premier pre-Carnival events, showcasing some of the main elements of Carnival and paving the way seamlessly for J’Ouvert...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

By now the All Stars’ musicians should have recovered from partying after winning this year’s Large Band Panorama, together with Medium Band winners, Pan Elders, in what was a great celebratory night of Trinidad and Tobago’s musical gift to the world.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

“Have a safe Carnival”...we may have said this to each other a few times in the last week as Carnival has reached frenzied pitch. The expression of caution over the old casual wish for a “good Carnival” may be reflecting the growing sense of anxiety in our beautiful country.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

T&T exhaled with relief following Thursday’s night’s unanimous vote by the 39 government and opposition Members of Parliament present on the legislation that serves as a precondition to this country’s implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Agreement (FATCA).

Friday, February 24, 2017

It takes a village to raise a child the saying goes. If we are to take this old African proverb to its meaning, then something is drastically wrong with the current scenario involving the Laventille community and members of the TT Police Service.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Out of a population of 1.4 million, recent developments involving 130 nationals might appear too miniscule to be bothered with in the normal scheme of things.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

It may seem odd that Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest crude oil exporter, set itself bold targets to reduce its own dependency on oil and gas for its energy needs.

Monday, February 20, 2017

It has been frequently noted that a mere 30 minutes of heavy rainfall brings the capital city to a standstill.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

An article in today’s Sunday Guardian reporting that T&T nationals in the United States are feeling extreme anxiety as a result of the crackdown by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on undocumented immigrants is both understandable and regrettable.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The hue and cry raised this week over lead leaching into water courses from the Guanapo landfill is a textbook example of too little, too late. No amount of haste now by the Government to remedy the problem can erase years, perhaps decades, of neglect of the country’s waste management systems....

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