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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

With international oil prices in excess of US$100 a barrel, several economies are grappling with the higher cost of energy which has translated into intensified inflationary pressures. Many of our Caribbean counterparts have some sort of a pass-through mechanism whereby fuel...

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

It is difficult to measure innovativeness, just as it is difficult to measure worker productivity, but certainly Minister Mary King is on the right track when she emphasises innovativeness in management as the correct approach to rebuilding the economy.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Every time I hear former Prime Minister Basdeo Panday comment on anything, my mind races to Maestro’s Boom Bam calypso. You might ask what’s the link. Remember Maestro poured scorn on the use of the bass in pan music at one time? Well the bass that emanates from Bas is similar.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Now that all the emotion over T&T’s exit at the semi-final stage of the WICB’s four-day championship tournament has returned to normal, it may be a good time to reflect on the circumstances surrounding this elimination by Jamaica.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

New head of the Police Service Commission, Ramesh Deosaran, like other wanting leaders, has determined that the path of least resistance ought to be taken to seem effective.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Works and Transport Minister Jack Warner should be more concerned with explaining why inter-Caribbean travel is so ridiculously expensive rather than taking issue with whether REDjet has its papers to operate in Trinidad.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

On Tuesday last I wrote a fairly long letter to your newspaper in an attempt to explain the grave need for the careful safety and commercial certification of start-up air carriers. This letter is again for your ease of reference.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Visionaries blocked avenues to ventilation, abolished the children’s recreation
Introduced elements of conflict and divisiveness, confused their own language
Created monstrosities, armed suicide bombers, empowered death angels.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The newly appointed chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Prof Ramesh Deosaran, in his first media briefing, demonstrated complete certainty and clarity as to the nature and scope of the job of the PSC.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Let’s talk ethnic imbalance. The Government has an ethnic imbalance. It is predominantly East Indian in composition. Most of the parliamentarians and Cabinet ministers are of East Indian descent. Our farming community has an ethnic imbalance.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

As four-year-old Ezekiel Renne-Cambridge continues to fight for his life at hospital after suffering attacks by two dogs—a German shepherd and an Akita, mixed with German shepherd—what are those delegated with authority for public safety against dog attacks doing about the hundreds of “hard...

Sunday, April 24, 2011

In the reports about the child bitten by dogs while walking in Palmiste, very little is being said about why the dogs chose to bite the child, and not the accompanying adult. If both adults and children regularly walk past the house where the dogs are kept and from which they are known to escape...

Sunday, April 24, 2011

T &T’s failing social and education systems should concern us all as we gallop towards a future of more violence, chaos and uncertainty. In this regard I would like to tell the story of a recent pathetic escapade of a Tobago youth I will call “Mulligan” for the purpose of this very true...

Sunday, April 24, 2011

 

Sunday, April 24, 2011

I  note with interest an application before the court by the EFPA Policyholders Group (EPA) to “piggyback” on our existing legal proceedings against Clico and also claim that those were the proceedings which they had planned to file. What took them so long? I would first like to point out that...

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