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We are sorely lacking in the arrest and successful prosecution of criminals. Once criminals know that they can be caught quickly and that they stand a high probability of being prosecuted and convicted, it can lead to a deterrence in crime.

We often read of so many marijuana trees being burnt, so many guns and ammunition retrieved etc, but not...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

 The decision to make your diet one that is low in sugar, low in toxins and that’s filled with high-fibre foods is one of the best decisions you can make as following such a diet is crucial for supporting your liver.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The media are referred to as the “fourth estate” to keep checks and balances on the other three estates. In early times, the three estates were the clergy, nobility and commoners. In contemporary time, they are referred to the executive, judiciary and the legislature.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

 It seems to be a weekly pattern now. I speak of retrenchment or the non renewal of contracts in the public sector. This week we have over one hundred TDC workers receiving retrenchment letters. And it seems to be no big thing by those who are doing this.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Heartiest congratulations and highest commendations are in order for our 4x400 quartet of Jarrin Solomon, Jereem Richards, Machel Cedenio and Lalonde Gordon for winning gold at the World Championships in London. They have brought great pride and joy to our land.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

I remember a time, not too long ago, when I caught myself thinking that a particular mother was somewhat delinquent because I’d never seen her drop or pick up her kids.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

We sat at the edge of our seats watching history in the making for our beloved Republic Sunday at the World Games in London. Jarrin Solomon, Jareem Richards, Machel Cedenio and Lalonde Gordon are our real life super heroes.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

As Lalonde Gordon took over the baton from Machel Cedenio, I could see the fire in his eyes. This was the last leg of the men’s 4x400m relay final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Expectations were lukewarm for this Trinidad and Tobago team for the 2017 IAAF World Championships. There was optimism that Keshorn Walcott in javelin, Jereem Richards in the 200 metres, the men 4x400 relay team would be on the podium.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Our Chinese have always been welcomed in T&T. They are polite and always smile with everybody. Never an unkind word, never rude to anybody. So why are these new people opening restaurants being attacked?

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

After a few days in Grenada for Bishop Clyde Harvey’s ordination as Grenada’s new Bishop, I returned to Piarco with a plane load of 63 other travellers, including Archbishop Joseph Harris, many of whom were likely in Grenada on the same mission.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Devaluing T&T’s currency steals purchasing power from every citizen holding TT dollars as savings or to pay for daily goods and services. Devaluing the TT dollar by 25 per cent instantly devalues international purchasing power by 20 per cent.

Monday, August 14, 2017

I have been listening very carefully to the call of the President of OWTU to boycott the one per cent in Trinidad and Tobago who are the descendants of the Syrian/Lebanese community and are citizens of T&T by birth.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Some time ago, one of T&T’s distinguished retired bankers suffered a horrible home invasion where his apartment was ransacked and a number of items stolen. Among the items stolen was his wife’s handbag.

Monday, August 14, 2017

At a very early age my parents, who were unable to read and write, stressed having an education as they understood it to be the future.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

One of the hallmarks of good leadership is the ability to set priorities that are best for the organisation or the country’s development.

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