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It has been reported that the government and the Communication Workers Union have now agreed terms for the closure of TDC, which is now scheduled to close its doors on September 28.

TDC was the purpose-built state enterprise that evolved from TIDCO, and was created with the express purpose of guiding, directing and promoting the development of...

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The hype over the possibility of a Sandals Resort in Tobago ushered hope that T&T could advance its economic diversification. In the context of an undeniable recession, it is praise-worthy that Dr Rowley embraced the initiative to broker a possible deal with Jamaican mogul Butch Stewart.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

I applaud the business community in its initiative of coming together to assist the Government in dealing with crime and sincerely hope that this does not turn into another talk shop as so often happens because of the “perceived” trampling of the “rights” of the minority that have us in this...

Sunday, July 30, 2017

The Clico Policyholders Group (CPG) has paid close attention to the media conference held last Thursday regarding inter alia the hitherto non-disclosed sale of Clico’s Buccoo Estate in Tobago, popularly known as No Man’s Land (NML) to the Government for $174, 806,775 million.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

What a night! Congratulations to the organisers of the first ever International Steelband Foundation (ITF) concert which was held on Saturday, July 22 at the Queen’s Park Savannah. It was a night of exhilarating pan music.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

There is no doubt that our country is facing difficult times in its development. Several issues need to be addressed.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

When the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago recently spoke about individuals questioning his blackness he was alluding to an issue that is extremely complex.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The latest episode in the CL Financial farce is that the Appeal Court has given permission to the government to appoint provisional liquidators to preserve the assets of CLF pending the outcome of the substantive action filed in the courts by the government to dispose of, liquidate, the assets...

Friday, July 28, 2017

The highway to Point Fortin was unwisely embarked upon by the past government using some $7.5 billion upfront money from the Treasury. We know it will take many years for the Treasury to recover from that particular piece of financial rape.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Criminal behaviour, at the end of it all, has to do with making intelligent choices.

Friday, July 28, 2017

There is no doubt that our country is facing difficult times in its development. Several issues need to be addressed—crime, education, health, public utilities, infra-structure and the Judiciary—are but a few of the challenging areas of daily life in T&T.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

We need an additional State prison like a drowning man needs to be rescued because, believe it or not the entire prison population, officers, and inmates are drowning in the mud of years of neglect.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

This is a notification for those responsible for this shortcoming in the T&T Police Service, when one hears of an audit within it, to understand how the manpower is deployed.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

At an award ceremony recently, it was reported that Basdeo Panday seemed to suggest that “with one stroke of the political pen” one should not be able change the history of a people.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

We know which political party is in power here now. We have had enough years of the PNM in power since our independence to recognise their presence. We have the same pattern of governance that they usually apply when in power. Things such as deprivation of the poorer areas of this nation.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In light of the flooding that takes place each year throughout the country in the rainy season, it might be a good idea to consider the construction of a dam in the northern range.

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