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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Much is being said about the highway from Cumuto to Manzanilla, the highway to Toco and by extension the proposed Port in Toco.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Carnival in T&T is not dying—not by a long shot. The Carnival feeling /fever will never leave us—we who are truly Trini to de bone.

Friday, February 16, 2018

The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) which was established about 14 years ago and which has been under the microscope in recent times, faces many challenges today.

Friday, February 16, 2018

The cork in the top of Tobago’s tourism bottle is, and always has been, airlift out of the island’s international source markets. In today’s tourism world, stopovers in Piarco are simply not a consideration.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

This is just to thank Kees for the music this year and in the past.

I don’t know about the rest of the world, but Hello Hello is the song of the year in T&T.

It may not have won any competition but you don’t need a panel of judges to tell you that your song is number one.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Just like old time calypso, J’Ouvert could also be heading for limbo.

Everything about the low turnout cannot be blamed on security threats.

With so many large scale events for carnival week and with less money to spend, J’Ouvert is just slowly dwindling away.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

I wish the Airport’s Authority and the police service can take corrective action on the following serious and embarrassing matters.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Many years ago we launched the VCIP (Venture Capital Incentive Programme) with the hope that it would provide support for emerging SMEs. Nothing happened and it collapsed.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

You can see the truth every time you walk through the precincts of the San Fernando General Hospital: the hundreds of people from all walks of life who stream through daily are testimony to the confidence which a huge section of the population has in this institution.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

I refer to Mr Mariano Browne’s attempt to re-write the early history of Point Lisas in his opinion piece in the Guardian of February 8, 2017.

Friday, February 9, 2018

I am in total disagreement with the newly appointed police commissioner when he says we need another 1,100 policemen.

Friday, February 9, 2018

“PH drivers get taxi stand” screamed the headlines of a news item in the press. Yet we continue to ask ourselves why we are in this untenable position. Look no further than that headline to recognise and appreciate the root cause of all our troubles in Trinidad and Tobago.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Most of T&T’s infrastructure could be considered reasonably adequate for about half the current number of homes and about one quarter of the number of vehicles. How has such an serious imbalance come about?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

It is indeed extremely unfortunate that President-elect Paula-Mae Weeks was essentially forced to declare her sexual orientation after social media trolls began spreading propaganda and hate asserting that she was a lesbian.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

On Sunday February 4, thousands of supporters around the world, held events to mark the final year of the ‘We can. I can’ campaign co-ordinated by the UICC, the international organisation dedicated to the reducing the world’s global burden of cancer.

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