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Saturday, July 21, 2018

So Members of Parliament yesterday did the expected by unanimously rejecting the Police Service Commission’s nomination of Stephen Williams for Commissioner of Police. But it now seems the Parliament is doomed to an exercise in futility.

Friday, July 20, 2018

In a country as battered as T&T has been by crime and violence, the less than enthusiastic public response to the National Crime Prevention Programme (NCPP) is not surprising.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

It has happened again.

Predictably, a police killing in the Beetham community early Wednesday morning sparked displays of community rage and turmoil that threatened to disrupt the flow of traffic on nearby major roadways—the Eastern Main Road, Priority Bus Route and Beetham Highway.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Immigration chaos and delays are not unusual at the Piarco International Airport. Just last November, when only two Immigration officers reported for duty, arriving passengers endured waits of as much as two hours.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Finally! After a long voyage from China overshadowed by questions and speculation about its condition and suitability, the Galleons Passage is expected to dock in Chaguaramas today. If all goes according to plan, the vessel will begin regular service on the seabridge within a few days.

Monday, July 16, 2018

The Galleons Passage is due to pull into the port of Port-of-Spain today at the end of a journey that has generated more newspaper ink and broadcast minutes than could have been imagined when the government moved to acquire a vessel to service the seabridge.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

News over the past week has revealed alleged corruption in many state-owned enterprises, revelations that warrant serious investigations. There is no comfort to learn that fraud is bedevilling companies that were set up to provide critical services to the public.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Thursday’s announcement of the firing of Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP) CEO Nigel Forgenie may not necessarily have taken the public by surprise.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Anti-gang efforts are starting with a clean slate, which might not be such a bad thing if the relevant authorities use this opportunity to learn from and avoid the mistakes of the past.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

At the crest of the crime wave that continues to overwhelm this nation are large numbers of armed and dangerous criminals.