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Editorial

The passage of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Marriage) Bill, 2016 in the Senate on Tuesday represents just one of the series of hurdles to be crossed in dealing decisively with the issue of child marriage, as well as the broader, more critical matter of how women and girls are treated in this country.

The Bill, which now goes before the House of...

Saturday, December 11, 2010

The proposal by Port-of-Spain Mayor Louis Lee Sing to use the powers vested in his office to force pubs and bars to stop selling alcohol earlier seems, on the face of it, to be hasty, ill-considered and reactive.

Friday, December 10, 2010

The issue of where responsibility and authority lie for state-owned enterprises has once again surfaced, this time in the instance of the board of Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL) and the line minister with Cabinet and political responsibility for the airline, Minister of Works and Transport...

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The failure of the national football team in the Digicel Caribbean Cup finals in Martinique was a clear indication that all is not right with the sport here in T&T.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

For a number of reasons, it is widely believed that the local economy will never again experience the level of prosperity that was felt in this country in the 2005 to 2008 period.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

There was considerable concern when Jack Warner, the Minister of Works and Transport in the People’s Partnership Government, was appointed to office.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Cayman Summit makes sense
It is surprising that it hasn't happened before, and that its orchestration is by a private finance house and a university rather than a government of the sub region.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Member of Parliament for Diego Martin Central, Dr Amery Browne, found himself on the hotseat, or under the spotlight, depending on which side of the house one happened to be sitting (or supporting), on Friday evening in the House.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

At an unusual off-the-record briefing on Wednesday, a government official signalled the administration’s intention to get former CL Financial chairman, Lawrence Duprey, to renegotiate the June 2009 Shareholders’ Agreement.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Two very different but yet complimentary approaches to dealing with gang-related criminal activities were reported in this newspaper yesterday:<!--break--> One, the introduction of anti-gang legislation; the other, mediation as a means of resolving gang crime.

Friday, December 3, 2010

With the Interception of Communications Bill 2010 having been passed by the two Houses of Parliament and expected to be quickly assented to by the President, the country seems to be on the way to establishing a legal, organised system for the security agencies of the State to pursue the...

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