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Editorial

The Prime Minister’s appointment of a “sole investigator” into the circumstances surrounding the procurement of the Cabo Star, the Ocean Flower II and the charter party agreements for both vessels, is welcome and overdue.

That the sole investigator has been named as Christian Mouttet is noteworthy. Mouttet, whose business acumen and track record...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

What happened in Charlottesville over the weekend—and the subsequent controversy over President Donald Trump’s choice of words—was simply ugly. It was ugly because one of the most horrible aspects of mankind is racism.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago’s men’s 4x400 metres relay team’s gold medal feat at yesterday’s World Athletics Championships in London could not have come at a better time for the country.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Whoever is responsible for the calamitous state of the sea bridge, the inconvenience to those who depend on it—on both islands—and the repeated public embarrassment of the Prime Minister, given the number of times he has had to apologise for the issue, is not just incompetent, but their actions...

Friday, August 11, 2017

After several more stake­holders broke their silence on the Port Authority of T&T’s (PATT) decision to cancel the contract of the Ocean Flower II, what was promised to have been a smooth transition on the sea bridge service now seems to have turned into an utter fiasco.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan’s decision to cancel the contract of the Ocean Flower II following its failure to arrive in Trinidad and Tobago within the agreed period, is of little solace to travellers hoping for overdue relief on the sea bridge.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

As the country’s labour movement tries to elbow its way to the front of the line to an almost empty Government ATM to demand unsustainable companies be kept afloat and job cuts be taken off the table, they are putting not just the state or the private sector in a difficult position, but the...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The drowning of four-year-old Natalia Samuel in Columbus Bay on Sunday is another tragic reminder of the number of people, young and old, who die on our beaches and rivers every year. Over the past weeks, we registered at least two deaths for every weekend in T&T.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The apparent rebellion by military personnel in Venezuela yesterday looks like another step into the unknown for our neighbours.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The passengers on board American Airlines flight 2713 en route to Trinidad on Wednesday night, went through an ordeal attributed to turbulence.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

The call by three of this country’s largest labour groupings for its membership to boycott more than 120 businesses across the country is not just counterproductive but lacking in wisdom.

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