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The prompt decision by Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat to ban and recall all processed meat imported into this country from Brazil once again underscores the peril the population of this country faces as a result of the lack of proper public testing facilities for chemicals, foods and drugs.

This is not the first time the lack of...

Sunday, February 19, 2017

An article in today’s Sunday Guardian reporting that T&T nationals in the United States are feeling extreme anxiety as a result of the crackdown by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on undocumented immigrants is both understandable and regrettable.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The hue and cry raised this week over lead leaching into water courses from the Guanapo landfill is a textbook example of too little, too late. No amount of haste now by the Government to remedy the problem can erase years, perhaps decades, of neglect of the country’s waste management systems....

Friday, February 17, 2017

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.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

One of the axioms of 21st century life in the Caribbean, and elsewhere, is that people and companies are paid for the work they do for others.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

It is time to change the direction of the national dialogue on violence against women, time to move on from the current postures of blaming and shaming and allow room for healthier conversations that can lead to solutions.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A few months ago, in a strongly worded public statement, the Industrial Court warned that any attempts to “impugn its impartiality or diminish the importance of its role and function will not be countenanced.” It also cautioned critics against blurring the boundaries between “criticism and...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A few months ago, in a strongly worded public statement, the Industrial Court warned that any attempts to “impugn its impartiality or diminish the importance of its role and function will not be countenanced.” It also cautioned critics against blurring the boundaries between “criticism and...

Monday, February 13, 2017

The first meeting in a planned series was held last Friday and was attended by leaders of all the major Muslim organisations in T&T, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon and other government officials, as well as representatives from the United States administration.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

On Friday, in a statement on the website of the Office of the Prime Minister, the Government announced several measures aimed at speeding up the pace of justice and ensuring the more efficient use of court time.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

On Friday, in a statement on the website of the Office of the Prime Minister, the Government announced several measures aimed at speeding up the pace of justice and ensuring the more efficient use of court time.

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