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Editorial

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...

Friday, January 6, 2017

The clock is ticking.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The OWTU’s leadership did not surprise anyone by serving Petrotrin with the strike notice it had been promising the country the past few weeks. The added bonus for the union—the prolonged drama dominating more news headlines in an uncertain economy.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

It is perhaps one of the more disturbing aspects of the annual Carnival celebrations that for all the millions of taxpayers’ dollars allocated to the special interest groups every year via the National Carnival Commission (NCC), mounting debts and financial shortfalls are a recurring theme for...

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

In this first day of the Government’s retreat, we expect that it will find the grit to deal with the self-serving bully in our playground. These are dark times and we must do the right thing – not the easy thing.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

The case where a woman looked a gift house in the mouth has raised issues of proper needs assessment as a basis for handouts to the less fortunate.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

As T&T marks the first day of 2017, one of the most intractable problems facing the current administration is the increasing uncertainty surrounding the availability of foreign exchange.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

As we say goodbye to 2016, it’s time to also look at the “to do” list for the government in 2017.

The economy remains a key concern following last year’s slump. Murder rates remain frighteningly high with no clear plan to tackle the root causes of the problem.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The plan for a national clean-up drive using the resources of the country’s 14 regional corporations, with support from the private sector and the general public, sounds good in theory. However, like so many good ideas, the devil will be in the details.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

From its inception more than 62 years ago, TCL has become one of the most important companies in the region as it remains the only Caricom (Caribbean Community) manufacturer of cement—a commodity that is crucial to the construction industry.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made an important observation as he opened the new Besson Street Police Station a few days ago.

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