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Editorial

If T&T was always a sane, rationale country—in which politicians seek the nation’s interest, however that is construed—when Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, gets up in Parliament today to put the Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEA) bill to a vote, he would have the unanimous support from the attending Opposition Members of Parliament.

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Friday, January 27, 2017

All of Trinidad and Tobago, and sports fans in particular, are today in two minds over the International Olympic Committee’s decision to disqualify Jamaica’s 2008 Olympic Games 4x100 men’s gold medal winning team.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Yesterday’s announcement by Mexican cement giant Cemex that it now controls 70 per cent and counting of TCL, the Claxton Bay-based regional cement producer, is a significant and potentially positive development for T&T.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

After an election campaign that was at times bruising, exposing well-known and long-standing rifts between the two islands, it is time to begin to heal the relationship between Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

It is a revealing trait of our society that individuals with even limited power often feel impelled to use their authority to make life more difficult for their fellow citizens.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

To listen to PM Keith Rowley on the PNM THA election platform is to hear a seasoned politician claiming the mantle of moral arbiter and attempting to disqualify all who seek the coveted leadership of Tobago’s affairs.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Yesterday’s inauguration of Donald J Trump as the 45th president of the US requires the administration in Port-of-Spain—and other governments throughout the region—to be strategic in the protection and promotion of Caribbean interests.

Friday, January 20, 2017

There are serious questions about the capacity of the police to work efficently, either on it's on or in collaboration with other national security agencies. Therefore, the public at large will take little comfort in the latest plans announced for a war on crime. 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Works Minister Rohan Sinanan is late with his response to the arrival of Uber in T&T.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

We now have both the Government and the OWTU making their positions clearer about the future of Petrotrin, following the strike that never was.

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