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Saturday, April 21, 2018

The announcement from Finance Minister Colm Imbert that EximBank has been granted a licence to trade in foreign exchange appears like an oasis in the desert to most manufacturers.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Looking through the T&T Guardian, I am amazed at the qualifications required for jobs in the private and public sectors and it crossed my mind as to whether or not these strict requirements are insisted upon when considering personnel for ministerial duties.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Replying to Patricia Blades’ letter of Thursday, April 19, I totally agree. I have thought of this for a long time. Historical buildings all over the world that relate the history of the houses are open to travellers for tours.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Here we have the NIB heads being questioned and once more we have “will do, looking at” promises. I believe the country has had enough talk by those in charge of the NIB.

Friday, April 20, 2018

It is beyond dispute that our doctors operate under some very trying circumstances, and it is a well documented fact that the state of our nation’s public health services is nothing short of a health hazard in itself.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

In last Saturday’s newspaper, the Prime Minister has reassured us citizens that the newly restored Stollmeyer’s Castle “is a piece of our legacy”, and that each and every one of us should know the significance and history attached to all historic buildings, and especially the Magnificent Seven...

Thursday, April 19, 2018

It is clear that Trinidad and Tobago could be facing an immigration threat due to an overwhelming increase of foreign nationals entering our country, overstaying and in some cases, coming in undetected.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Let me state quite say emphatically that, as a person born in Syria and living in T&T for the past 48 years, I do not at all share the views expressed in the article in your newspaper of April 16, 2018 under the heading “Local Syrian community hurt by missile strike.”

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

My son is writing the 2018 SEA examination and he is in a quandary and very confused when it comes to the Expository/Report writing in the Creative Writing part of the paper.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

There has been some serious tongue twisting and evasion by United National Congress (UNC) political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar on the issue of gay rights. Her position on this issue in 2012 seems to have changed significantly in 2018.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Respect for those in authority seems to have gone out the door in our beloved country. There is a trend taking place where citizens are disrespecting police officers, children are disrespecting teachers and on social media there are a lot of memes disrespecting politicians.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

It was really a mixed bag in terms of performance at these Commonwealth Games. The highlights have to be gold medal winning performances by Jereem “The Dream” Richards in the Men’s 200 metres race in dramatic fashion because Zarnel Hughes of England was disqualified.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Much is being made of the ruling of the High Court on matters relating to buggery. In fact, the very small LGBT group seems to be getting an inordinate amount of publicity on the matter which seems to indicate that they do have influential persons in high places.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

In response to the letter to the Editor under the heading “WASA hindering bus service” carried in the T&T Guardian on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, the Authority would like to provide the following response, in relation to some of the issues raised:

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Archbishop of Port-of-Spain wrote that “the Church does not agree with keeping buggery as a criminal offence. Buggery is a serious moral offence, but it should not put someone in prison for 25 years.”

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