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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Mr Minister of Health for a non-medical doctor you are surviving but only barely.
Let us look at the positives.
The Mayaro and Sangre Grande facilities are competent.
You cannot continue blaming the previous government for everything.
That time has passed.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

So Port-of-Spain flooded again and the current Minister of Works has a solution that is not water. And every Minister of Works before Mr Sinanan had a solution. And none of the solutions was ever implemented because it is a political solution.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

From what I hear/know/think these are my concerns. This refinery needs to be shut down as it is probably the highest user of foreign exchange in T&T.

To keep the refinery running the average crude oil imported into Trinidad in May was 86,000 Bbls of oil per day.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

In taking a vote on Amendment 2 of Clause 22 in the Committee Stage of the Anti-Terrorism Bill on Friday June 29, 2018, proposed by the Opposition, the Government voted 21 against with 18 in support by the Opposition. There were no abstentions.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Last week, the media reported an exchange in Parliament between Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Prime Minister Keith Rowley, in which the Ms Persad-Bissessar asked about protection of this country’s Muslims under the Anti-Terrorism Bill, who she said constitute about 12 per cent of...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

World Cup fever is in the air and Trinidadians are once again forced to support other teams. When will T&T develop the determination and fortitude to make it to another World Cup and make T&T proud once again.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Former prime minister Patrick Manning had a clear, decisive vision for the year 2020 with every possibility to fund it successfully as from a decade ago.

Monday, July 2, 2018

It is high time officials at the Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) get off their fat butts and take a serious look at providing a proper bus service to the already hard-pressed customers; as well as handrails for the elderly who use the City Gate facility.

Monday, July 2, 2018

The present results of the games are very revealing.

Most of the big guns have been shot down.

The standard of football is increasing the world over.

This is a good thing.

There are no super powers as such.

Many so-called big teams are on their way home.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Utterances emanating from the offices of the Commissioner of Police and the Transport Commissioner, as widely reported in various news media re: “Motor Vehicle Inspection”, give the opinion/option that said M/V Inspection Stickers are not required as the “Inspection Certificate” is all that is...

Monday, July 2, 2018

Despite all the talk on tourism and the great potential of this being a great money earner, as a nation we continue to drag our feet in making this a place that tourists will love to visit all year round.

Monday, July 2, 2018

I wish to suggest that members of staff at the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services (Social Welfare Division) who deal with the public on a daily basis need some basic sensitivity training.

Monday, July 2, 2018

With the increasing probability of a Sandals/Beaches resort coming to Tobago, there is a renewal of calls for a credible redevelopment plan to breathe new life into Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Listening to the THA Finance Secretary on Tuesday morning explaining the budget he presented in Tobago, I asked myself, are these people serious? In these times of “guava season” the THA has presented a budget of $4.5 billion of which approximately $3.5 b is for recurrent expenditure.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

After a seven-year hiatus of being a loyal customer of the Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC), I would have imagined that the managers of this government agency would have made several changes in order to improve its service to its customers. Sadly, it was a thought well wasted.

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