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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

On Saturday Red Ants had a fete called Stumped. They complained like babies about having to follow the laws about decibel noise. Imagine that!

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Why are Caribbean governments so silent about US President Donald Trump’s racists statement about Black people? The European Union has made a declaration to the effect that they don’t share Trump’s racism.

I think the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago should do the same.

Monday, January 15, 2018

The announcement of Dr Farrell’s resignation was followed almost immediately by the appointment of a government appointed committee headed by Mr Christian Moutett to seek out from the private sector any large projects that they wish to undertake; I presume so that government may assist them in...

Friday, January 12, 2018

If you examine the existence of a thousand violent criminals in T&T, you will find one common thread in all of their lives.

Friday, January 12, 2018

One of these fine days the population of this country will realise that the people who run this country, the politicians and the workers, have stolen and misspent our wealth.

I don’t know when this will happen but maybe when we have to go to Guyana to borrow it will become evident.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The time has come to correct gross inaccuracies pertaining to the widespread claim that former Prime Minister of T&T and also former Political Leader of the People’s National Movement (PNM) Mr Patrick Manning had coined the phrase “Community Leaders.”

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The current CJ issue, innocently begun, has now resulted in a downward spiral into legal anarchy. Contrary to my opinion, the CJ has responded to one of the allegations which appears to have been fake news. But what of the libel, slander and public mischief associated with such news?

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The watchword in USA towards the fight of crime is “See something say something,” that is, give the agencies that fight crime the information.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

In his New Year’s message, Prime Minister Keith Rowley spent a lot of time talking about the state of the economy, bemoaning the “fact” that his government was dealing with oil prices of $30 per barrel.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Trinidad is a small patronage based society—everyone knows a person in authority, or knows someone who knows a person in authority. Our institutions are weak.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The time has come for citizens from every part of this land to give the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) the respect and appreciation it deserves.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A Boxing Day drive along the Solomon Hochoy Highway was so absolutely lovely, the rolling hills and, maybe, dales, so verdant and well-kept. Arriving in San Fernando was amazing.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

In an article that I wrote in the Guardian on December 31, the subheading for one of the topics of my article stated “It was a grave error to devalue the currency”. It should have really read, “It was a grave error to marginally devalue the currency”.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Currently, excavators are modifying the course of the Las Cuevas river where it meets the beach. The developer, no doubt, has no environmental approval from the EMA to modify this recognised turtle nesting beach.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

I was particularly intrigued by the paragraph in the article in yesterday’s Guardian lead story stating, “Questioned on Government’s $147 million budget for Carnival across T&T, Imbert noted that expenditure had ballooned from $8 million in 1992 to $250 million before he returned to office...

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