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When I read the article written by Michael Harris on January 27, 2015 in one of our daily newspapers I felt moved to provide a different opinion in defence of the accusations made about the University of the West Indies and its students.

The UWI over the last many years has been extremely active not only from the stand point of academia but also...

Friday, January 23, 2015

What is the value of Machel Montano’s music to someone from Reykjavik with no links to T&T?

Friday, January 23, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The price of oil has dropped by over 50 per cent, gas prices are expected to follow and the local revenue from both is aggravated by the reduction in local oil production and a gas shortage as experienced by the Pt Lisas processors for the past two years.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Were the political ramifications of this visa-waiver for Pakistanis to enter T&T agreed or even thought about before Malala Yousafzai visited T&T in 2014? 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

This is not only Carnival time but also, in addition, every time—and these are countless—that I pass the now unsightly structure which was expected to have been the headquarters building of Pan Trinbago, it strikes me as being yet another example of profligate indecision, waste and mismanagement

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

On Sunday last at the Wanderers cricket ground in South Africa, AB de Villiers left an indelible mark in the history of One Day cricket. Like a dentist working on decaying teeth, the world’s best one-day artist repeatedly blasted the hapless West Indian bowlers into the stands 16 times with stagg

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

It is such a shame that the car park, for which there is a charge, is in such deplorable condition at Maracas Bay. As a frequent visitor, my family and I are always appalled that the authorities do not see it fit to, at least temporarily, pave the parking lot (or parking pot hole) while they go a

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The West Indies cricket madness continues. 

Leon Johnson is not a member of the WI World Cup squad for the tournament that follows the current tour of South Africa. Lendl Simmons is a member of the World Cup squad. Simmons played one T20 and scored 49. 

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

In making financial decisions on a national level it must be noted that investments that bring in real money—money from foreign sources—are more beneficial than local investments. Local investments are important where they reduce the need for foreign exchange like in agriculture. 

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

I would like to express my disgust once again with this Government and this time particularly with the health ministry.

I am a diabetic in my late 50s with a neurological illness called Myasthenia Gravis. The symptoms are loss of muscle use, weariness, etc.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

I am appalled at the news report that T&T has removed the visa requirement for Pakistani citizens.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Whether it was to ensure compliance with the law on overtime payments and/or with a view to cutting back on costs, NP has reportedly reminded managers of the NP-owned stations that they have to pay workers statutory overtime payments. That’s fine.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Recently there was a suggestion that the way to deal with gun-related crimes is to mandate that individuals arrested for such crimes be denied bail for up to four months.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

The Anglo-American Empire and its allies, the belt of Western Europe nations stretching from Scandinavia in the North to Italy in the South, are invaders and conquerors. They invade the world, conquer, kill, take what they want, leave. They have been doing this since their Medieval Era.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

It is that time of the year, people. A time of wine, beautiful women who disappear right after Carnival, and calypso, or however you choose to call it. We see how talented and productive we can be as a people when we choose to.

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