You are here

Letters

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Judging from the responses of many citizens with regard to the reasons for widespread flooding in the country recently, the recurring theme is that garbage disposal in watercourses is the cause. Such a view is both common and simplistic.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

In his column of 07/07/18, Maha Sabha leader Sat Maharaj continues to propagate the historical falsehood that the ancient population of India was entirely indigenous and that there was no migration of Aryans into the sub-continent.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

When psychologist Philip Zimbardo delivered a TED Talk on ‘The Demise of Guys’ he joked sarcastically that apart from “flaming out academically” there was “not that much of a problem” faced by men.

Monday, July 9, 2018

1) Just like Spain four years ago and Italy in 2010, Germany proved that defending champions are now doomed to exit the World Cup at the group stage.

2) As the defending champions, not winning your opening game at the World Cup is usually a bad omen.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Lots of what is written fall on deaf ears because not everyone welcomes advice, especially those in high positions, but that is no excuse to stop writing and expressing your thoughts with the attempt to change things. Ray Bradbury once said, “You only fail once you stop writing.”

Monday, July 9, 2018

Hearing the pronouncements from the newly constituted Police Service Commission made me feel I was listening to J.K. Rowling giving us a sneak peek into the upcoming sequel of Harry Potter - “Fantastic Beasts and where to find them”.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

I read, in Monday’s Guardian, an article by Ralph Banwarie about work being done on the erosion at Manzanilla. I was elated to see at last that something was being done about the erosion and then the article cited that a boardwalk is to be constructed. I was horrified!

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Mr Minister of Health for a non-medical doctor you are surviving but only barely.
Let us look at the positives.
The Mayaro and Sangre Grande facilities are competent.
You cannot continue blaming the previous government for everything.
That time has passed.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

So Port-of-Spain flooded again and the current Minister of Works has a solution that is not water. And every Minister of Works before Mr Sinanan had a solution. And none of the solutions was ever implemented because it is a political solution.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

From what I hear/know/think these are my concerns. This refinery needs to be shut down as it is probably the highest user of foreign exchange in T&T.

To keep the refinery running the average crude oil imported into Trinidad in May was 86,000 Bbls of oil per day.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

In taking a vote on Amendment 2 of Clause 22 in the Committee Stage of the Anti-Terrorism Bill on Friday June 29, 2018, proposed by the Opposition, the Government voted 21 against with 18 in support by the Opposition. There were no abstentions.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Last week, the media reported an exchange in Parliament between Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Prime Minister Keith Rowley, in which the Ms Persad-Bissessar asked about protection of this country’s Muslims under the Anti-Terrorism Bill, who she said constitute about 12 per cent of...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

World Cup fever is in the air and Trinidadians are once again forced to support other teams. When will T&T develop the determination and fortitude to make it to another World Cup and make T&T proud once again.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Former prime minister Patrick Manning had a clear, decisive vision for the year 2020 with every possibility to fund it successfully as from a decade ago.

Monday, July 2, 2018

It is high time officials at the Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) get off their fat butts and take a serious look at providing a proper bus service to the already hard-pressed customers; as well as handrails for the elderly who use the City Gate facility.

Pages