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I feel compelled at this time to articulate my perspective in relation to the issue as a current resident of the community of Lower Maraval, without fear of retribution, for it is an issue that I am very passionate about. 

My passion does not stem from an opposition to the education of the youths of the country but stems from the desire to ensure...

Friday, September 12, 2014
At the Chamber of Commerce’s annual post-budget forum, Finance Minister Larry Howai thanked God
Friday, September 12, 2014
I write to concur fully with the letter of Ms Joanne Hall (September 10) of La Horquette, re Tobago. Like many domestic tourists, my wife and I also look forward to escaping to Tobago as often as we can
Thursday, September 11, 2014
The Government has made an underwhelming 2015 budget presentation
Thursday, September 11, 2014
A most laudable offer of $1m will be paid to families of officers in the protective services who lose their lives in the war being waged against the criminal elements.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
​In the 2010/11 budget the old age pension, funded totally by the state, was increased to $3,000 per month. While happy for those pensioners, those under the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) felt aggrieved that that sum equated with their pensions...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Please allow me to comment on the predicament for NIS pensioners from excerpts of the 2015 budget. One newspaper headline read Slice of pie for all, but really, as a NIS pensioner with no increase to my NIS monthly pension, I say my slice is missing...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Cheap is good! In fact, cheap is so good in downtown Port-of-Spain that my two house guests, one living for the past 35 years in Brooklyn, and the other from my old stomping ground of London, bought items of clothing on Charlotte Street.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A most welcome recent news item was the formation of the non-profit organisation Democracy Watch “which focuses mainly on young people.”
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
​I would like to congratulate you on a very well-written editorial of August 22, 2014 headlined, Prevention can help reduce substance abuse.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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