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It seems we have a new word for plagiarism—it’s called “sampling.” So KI (Kris Persad) “sampled” Jab Gori Ne from the 2000 Bollywood movie Bulandi, called it Same Gyul Twice and won the Chutney Soca Monarch (CSM) in 2016.

In 2012, he “sampled” Dekhta Hai Tu Kya from the 2008 Bollywood movie Krazzy 4 and came up with Single Forever, another winning...

Sunday, January 22, 2017

The T&T Police Service has been on the receiving end of severe criticism and brutal social “licks” time and time again, especially recently.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

On January 16, 2017, Uber officially launched its ride-sharing app service in T&T. This on-demand car service which facilitates commuters to request transport to or from their chosen destination point(s) through the use of their mobile platform has generated considerable interest.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Over the years I have looked at the political arena and there are a few observations that have stood out in my mind. It would seem to be that whenever election draws near you can actually forecast what will take place on the election campaign trail.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

It is with a sense of gratitude that I express my sincere thanks to the captain and crew of the vessel Tobago Spirit on the 4 pm sailing on Monday, January 9, 2017, as well as the officer at the check-in booth at the Port of Port-of-Spain.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

There seems to be some concerns with respect to the operations of the technological company Uber in T&T. Crime seems to be the major concern of citizens, while the Ministry of Works and Transport seems to have their main focus on the legalities of their operations.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Minister of National Security gave the assurance that the murder of schoolgirl Rachel Ramkissoon will be “vigorously investigated.” Hopefully not with the same vigour as with murdered Japanese pan player Asami Nagakiya.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

It is simply amazing how quickly the Ministry of Works and Transport has responded to the launch of the Uber service in Trinidad after successive administrations have turned a blind eye to the PH taxi service for decades, because of a lack of public transport planning and political will.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Imagine this scenario. You are walking through a popular shopping mall and this sign catches your eye, “Buy one, get one free”. Now there is a deal which you cannot pass up.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association believes that the tourism industry in Tobago is unfairly under attack. In recent times, statements have been made that do not align with what the Association knows to be the facts concerning its industry.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The T&T Guardian’s January 14 editorial on the tourism challenge for T&T was both timely and relevant. There does indeed appear to be new momentum to bring tourism into the economic mainstream.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

I wish to express my heartfelt thanks to the staff of the Women’s Clinic in the St James Medical Complex for their dedication and commitment to their jobs.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

I wish to recognise the work done by the North Carolina Chapter Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity International and the Rotary Club Penal.

Diabetes and uncorrected eye problems are the primary causes of vision loss in rural communities.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

I read in the newspapers the article about the low attendance at the Dimanche Gras shows on Carnival Sunday nights. I myself use to look forward to viewing it on television as I stopped going to the live show but the quality has really dropped.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Many of us, like former minister, Mariano Brown, feel that the Government dropped the ball when they caved in and awarded an interim five per cent wage increase to Petrotrin workers.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The last thing that football supporters want to hear are perceived excuses for their team not qualifying or winning a tournament, but it must be brought to the attention of all that the Caribbean Football Union must be taken to task for their ridiculous plan at the recent CFU Gold Cup Qualifying...

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