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Seventy-two minutes! That’s the length of time it took me this evening to get from Bamboo Junction to Sunset Ridge. Guess what? Both points are located in the same district: La Romaine. They say that there’s a price for progress, but this is way past the point of ridiculous. With my current stress levels, I am doubtful if I will even live long enough to...

Why must the Caribbean people pay compensation money to the BCCI when we never had a say in the affairs of the WICB?

It would not be an exaggeration to say that the withdrawal of the West Indian Cricket team from the tour of India, which should have been taking place now, is one of the most significant tragedies to have befallen cricket in its 86-year history. At the same time the opportunity has been presented

Violence, historically, has been part of the culture of many societies. Because of this we must never overlook the role of entertainment when it comes to dealing with the emerging trends of violent behaviour among youths. There are many in T&T who cannot separate reality from entertainment.

I read in the newspaper that Mr Azmon Alexander, T&T’s most wanted man, has 38 cases pending dating since 2004, plus four convictions! 

This is an open letter to the Minister of Transport on a situation that exists at the corner of Luis Street and Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain. This corner is a dead end and on the left side on Wrightson Rd, a National Insurance Office is situated.

Much ado has been made of the so called $28,000-a-month housing allowance for the President.

Ever so often I read of gates falling on people all over T&T, the latest victim being the 75-year-old grandfather from Chaguanas. Adults, children and even animals are being severly injured by these improperly installed gates. 

I refer to the article in yesterday’s T&T Guardian on the attempt to demolish the buildings on the Greyfriars site on Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently in their meeting in Dubai came strongly criticising the actions of the West Indies players in aborting the India tour.

T&T is not yet a literate society. Our education system neither promotes a culture of research and analysis, evidence-based decision-making nor critical thinking for informed public opinion.

In the 35 years that I have resided in Lower Santa Cruz I have never experienced such contempt and utter disregard for the travelling public as I do now. Santa Cruz today is nothing but a river basin of potholes created by WASA and its inefficient contractors. 

For some of us differently qualified folks, we met the criterion of falling into either middle or lower income bracket and as such qualified for homes designed for such people, whether it was single-dwelling, apartment, duplex or condominium. Excluding the single-dwelling unit, the alternate home

The current issue of the President’s entitlement to a $28,000 monthly tax-free housing allowance in addition to furnished accommodation recalls to mind the popular TV comedy series of the ’60s and ’70s entitled Hogan’s Heroes, in which the portly German Sergeant, Schultz, in a prisoner of war cam

The Republic of T&T is a single state comprising two distinct islands.

In the 35 years that I have resided in Lower Santa Cruz I have never experienced such contempt and utter disregard for the travelling public as I do now.

Santa Cruz today is nothing but a river basin of potholes created by WASA and its inefficient contractors. 

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