Paul Colman Edwards: "I want the hospital to be completed and better infrastructure. Arima is a nice place and safe for walking around the savannah."
Jenelle Dyer: "We need a better and bigger market away from town. The place is nice, could be better and there are a variety of shopping places."
Sherwin Mark: “Arima needs a regular pipe-borne water supply. Be safe and pay special attention when walking on the streets.”
Quantos Rigsby: “We need a new government, young people with bright ideas. Prices of food should be controlled. Borough Council employees should work from 7 am to 4 pm and not 7 am to 8 am and still get all benefits, it is unfair to other workers. Coming to Arima, expect to pay high prices generally. You see, I now pay $10 for seven hot peppers.”
Valerie Dolland: “We need to have the vagrants removed from the streets of Arima and provide housing for them. We want a new hospital to be completed and to provide all public conveniences in Arima. Arima has a variety of places to choose from. Also there are many supermarkets in the area, but be prepared to pay high prices.”
Allison Jackson-Baptiste: “Develop parks and repair the Velodrome, we need better drainage. Arima is nice. Some people are very friendly.”
Bobby Abasali: "We want lights in some areas. PNM should be removed. We have nice people who can interact with other people. Arima was a pleasant place.”
Krisann Wells: “We need better roads and water supply. We need more paediatricians in Arima. People are hostile because of unemployment, some have good manners and are friendly.”
Ramona Minors: “We need better health care, the hospital completed, and the prices of foodstuff controlled. We need a cleaner environment. The people of Arima are warm and friendly, some are hospitable and show concern for others.”
Michael Thomas: “We need the police to stop harassing youths. Their attitude towards us should be more professional and not only consider us as bad boys. We want a stop to crime. There is love in Arima. It is a blessed place.”
Tristian Bullen: "We want employment for the youths, more co-curricular activities and added safety and protection for the disadvantage. We need to stop police harassment. Arima is a welcoming place, people are jovial and kind, older heads give strong advice to the youth. There are plenty events in Arima."
Tommy Lee: “The police should stop branding the youth as criminals, we want our space and police should stop harassing us. In fact, they should be more youth friendly. We need more training in the field of sports so as to develop potential sportsmen and women. Arima is love, there is one love, people live as family.”