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Editorial

Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi’s recent pronouncement of an intention to amend the Cybercrime Bill to deal with social media abusers has brought the country to another crossroads in its still young life.

The plan has seemingly been spawned by a plethora of fake news posts, gory photos and irresponsible comments and videos about local activities...

Saturday, January 15, 2011

There is much to commend in yesterday’s statement by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announcing that the Government would be seeking to amend the Constitution to pave the way for the implementation of capital punishment.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

 It is sad, but indicative of how deeply ingrained violence and criminal activity have penetrated the society, that there could even be a contemplation of posting police guards in schools to look over our children. The Minister of Education, in our view, has rightly resisted any...

Friday, January 14, 2011

The United Nations figures are indicative of the continuing suffering of Haitians one year after the massive earthquake struck what is said to be the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Yet another significant contributor has passed from our midst: Michael “Joey” Carew, Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies opening batsman, captain of the T&T team in one of its purple patches in regional competition and someone who had the credentials to lead the WI.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The seemingly never-ending conflict between the Minister of Works and Transport and the country’s maxi-taxi drivers seems set to engulf the use of the City Gate transportation hub.

Monday, January 10, 2011

 From the moment that he took office as Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, it seemed that Anil Roberts was intent on proving that the Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT) was a conduit for financial waste and potential scandal. The Minister’s enthusiasm to denounce the management...

Sunday, January 9, 2011

The decision by the Catholic Church, or at least some of the braver outreach elements of that religious body, to participate in Carnival 2011 has sparked nationwide debate. On the surface of it, the notion of the deeply religious descending into the hedonism of Carnival Monday and Tuesday, seems...

Sunday, January 9, 2011

We congratulate Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her Cabinet for their decision to endow a chair in Commonwealth, Parliamentary and Constitutional Studies at the University of the West Indies in honour of Sir Ellis Clarke, who died on December 30 and was buried yesterday in a state...

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Goodbye to a patriot; farewell to a man who passed through this life providing his fellow citizens with exemplary citizenship which can be followed through the ages to come: Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke, of him it could be truly said that he walked with kings and queens but never forgot...

Friday, January 7, 2011

The fact of the People’s Partnership coming together in what seemed to have been a hastily scrambled meeting is a recognition by the leaderships of the parties that there exist serious intra-party problems which need to be addressed.

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