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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Maybe I’m missing something but it seems that the Minister of Health’s righteous indignation about being “ripped off by local suppliers” is misplaced.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

In the budget the Minister of Finance stated that govt wanted a partnership with contractors to build houses, and in so doing would facilitate Town and Country Planning approvals.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

The campus police at The UWI, St Augustine recently started enforcing the “no thoroughfare” policy as it relates to people driving on to the campus.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

I read somewhere that this week marks 525 years since Columbus first set foot in the Americas. That this feat undoubtedly changed the course of world history is unquestionable.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The students at Siparia are crying out loudly for attention. That is all. They are not excelling academically in the classroom or on the sporting field. This is their only way of attracting attention—violently.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

I was appalled to read in yesterday’s news that TTUTA President Lynsley Doodhai claimed that teachers were not required to supervise students during breaks. To put it bluntly, Doodhai is legally incorrect.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

I make reference to government’s intention to raise the speed limit from 80 kilometres per hour to 100 km/ph.

I am of a view that the action will exponentially increase dangers to unsuspecting citizens using our roadways.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

As a former Dep Director of NLCB, I must say that the measure announced by the Minister of Finance to impose a tax of 10 per cent on the winnings of NLCB games will see a rise of illegal games of chance once again in the country, in particular illegal Whe Whe.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Predictably the planned upgrade of the Chaguaramas Public Golf Course has ruffled feathers. Against the background of a contracting economy with its attendant austerity budget, just about everyone can think of a better way to spend the $3 million.

Monday, October 9, 2017

On the current burning issue of the Budget, I wanted to add my two cents worth. I am a retired Internal Auditor and worked at one of the major financial institutions for over 40 years, the last 20-plus-year period of which was in the Internal Audit Department.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

I agree totally with the words used by our Minister of Finance and originating from President Barack Obama. They ably describe the expected responses to the TT 2018 budget.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

The Battery development, less than a mile from the centre of St James, has been without water for at least six months. For four of those months WASA provided an intermittent truck borne supply to the more than 70 households in the area.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

I would appreciate the opportunity to use your medium to convey my thanks to the people and organisations that were pivotal on my path to my being recommended to receive the Hummingbird Silver Medal for loyal and dedicated service to T&T, during the 2017 National Awards.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings. Comprehend the message. Do not shoot the messenger.

The voicing of opinions between the economist and the minister a la WWF is just that. The Rock could not have done a better job.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings. Comprehend the message. Do not shoot the messenger.

The voicing of opinions between the economist and the minister a la WWF is just that. The Rock could not have done a better job.

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