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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The government has really disappointed the youths of this country again.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Before we start jumping to conclusions and making vulgar statements of the people of Venezuela coming to this country, we should try to understand what has taken place there and what has propelled the people to flee.

Monday, February 5, 2018

I went to the blood bank Friday morning to donate blood for a very sick friend. I have given blood many times in the past. I was told I could not give blood because when a drop of my blood was placed into an open container with a blue solution, it floated.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

After viewing a recent newspaper headline entitled “Trigger-happy youth”, it appears that systems continue to fail us daily.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

This is a testing period for the energy industry and all ancillary sectors. Change is never easy, but change has met us here, whether we are ready to accept it or not. We would be foolish to expect that the conditions that incubated our industry will sustain its growth forever.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

I was a little concerned reading recent news reports that $7.6 million dollars was spent refurbishing the pool at Hilton Trinidad in St Ann’s.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Predictably the news that $7.6m has been spent by EtecK, the state enterprise belonging to the Ministry of Trade, for the renovation of Hilton’s pool and its surrounds, has caused something of an outcry on social media.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Reading the T&T Guardian newspaper dated yesterday, the headline T&TEC examines rate hike to offset $bn wage bill just plain upset me.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Trimming the “fat” at T&TEC will further decrease productivity and increase absenteeism at the company. Why? Because there is no fat to be trimmed.

Friday, February 2, 2018

The Honourable Minister of Education, Anthony Garcia, is fast becoming the quintessential politician.

He “accused the media of sensationalising a fracas outside the Valencia High School”, as reported in the press.

Friday, February 2, 2018

I read with amused interest a statement alluded to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley published in the media that deceased President George Maxwell Richards had requested information from then Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on the section 34 fiasco and legal experts questioned whether the...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The current standoff between the NGC and CNC should indeed be a cause for concern, if only from the point of view of possible job losses for some 400 employees of the company who stand to be negatively impacted directly or indirectly from the forced closure of the plant due the reported cut in...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

There has been much talk about whether the Police Service Commission, which is supposed to have five members but has four members as of now, had a quorum to make the recommendation of the new police commissioner and deputy police commissioners.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

It is long past the time when the Government of the day—current and past—working through Parliament, should have brought to an end the patently untenable and dysfunctional cycle of temporary appointments to the post of Commissioner of Police (CoP).

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

As a former Commissioner of the Police Service Commission (PSC), I write to add my voice to the debate.

I have read several articles (and news items) in our newspapers and they seem to bring into question the suitability of DCP Dulalchan as a potential commissioner of police.

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