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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The communities of east Port-of-Spain and Laventille which were caught up in Monday’s tumult are represented at the parliamentary and local government levels by members of the ruling People’s National Movement.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

One of the oddest and perhaps most striking images of the disturbances in East Port-of-Spain was one of a garbage truck—supposedly working for the city’s corporation—stopping and dumping its contents on the road before moving off.

Monday, February 19, 2018

The explanation given by the Police for the absent 800 officers during Carnival last week still doesn’t make sense.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

The announcement by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley that ISIS has a cell operating in Trinidad and Tobago is worrying but perhaps not surprising.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

The T&T Police Service and Ministry of National Security may be facing an egg in the face scenario today, as the so-called threat to Carnival 2018 case falls apart with the continuing release of suspects held in connection with it.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Whatever marginal improvements there have been in school attendance on Ash Wednesday in recent years, attendance this year was still way too low to make any sense.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Devil’s Woodyard mud volcano’s eruption over the carnival period is a good reminder of the many natural phenomena that can affect our nation: torrential rain, hurricanes, eruptions and earthquakes are just a few of them.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

People’s National Movement MPs and Senators had to keep Carnival celebrations shorter to be bright and sharp for today’s party retreat. And there’s a lot for the current Government to mull over at the retreat called by the Prime Minister.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

If the terror threat is, indeed, real and credible, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon was right to appear relaxed and happy as he walked past J’Ouvert partygoers in Port-of-Spain early on Monday.

Monday, February 12, 2018

If you’re picking up this paper as you make your way home covered in mud and paint…or in the highly unlikely event you are unable to walk straight, the rhythm of bottle and spoon, music trucks and pan must still be beating in your head as you return from the bacchanal that is J’Ouvert 2018.

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