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Friday, May 11, 2018

The only thing that could be achieved by the Prime Minister’s visit to China and will be beneficial to the Chinese economy is an enticement to borrow more money at a long-term payback rate, which, in the long run, will leave the nation with an obligation to the Chinese.

Friday, May 11, 2018

This is an open letter to our innocent, law-abiding citizens who know:

• the persons with illegal firearms in their communities

• where persons wanted by law enforcement are hiding

• where kidnappers reside

• persons responsible for robberies and those who benefit

Friday, May 11, 2018

While the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services must be congratulated on their efforts in the drafting of a National Parenting Policy, it must be noted that their approach is a misguided one.

Friday, May 11, 2018

In his third mid-year budget review, and sixth economic address to the nation, our country’s economic saviour, Colm Imbert, delivered his most spirited performance, finally delivering the news of our carefully planned economic turnaround.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Dr Morgan Job was a brave and principled man. He was unusual in his dedication to research and academically informing in his opinion, while at the same time expressing these ideas in purposefully confrontational ways.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

With deep concern, I am writing about the increasing number of crimes in Trinidad and Tobago over the years. Crimes against women and children have increased manifold during the recent past.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

We are all mourning the loss of Morgan Job, but couldn’t care less about the man when he was alive! He was constantly maligned and criticised for his blunt language and his habit for calling a spade a spade.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

I do hope that the recent shootout event between the two cops at Grand Bazaar really puts a full and final end to all the talk of allowing cops, prisons officers and other security personnel to take home weapons and/or have personal guns.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Having read that there are hundreds of unemployed local doctors, and having read that local doctors are refusing to work in rural communities, and having read that an off-shore medical school involving UWI and a Canadian entity will be created within the Couva (Children) Hospital, and having...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

I have recently learnt in my science class how the respiratory system works. For this reason, I have written this letter to voice my concerns about uncontrolled fires and their effects on our health (mostly our respiratory system) and the environment.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The recent incident of an attempted larceny of items from the San Fernando Nazarene Church and the swift response of the police officers should not go by without comment.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The latest actuarial report on the financial position of the NIB has indicated that receipts have actually been on the decline with the value of contributions falling short of payments in respect of claims, making it impossible to finance claims without dipping into income from investments to...

Saturday, May 5, 2018

The current bacchanal in Pan Trinbago is a total disrespect to pan ancestors. It is really dancing on the graves of the men who took police batons on their backs, went to jail, got slashed with white-handled razors, took iron bolts to the body, even “buss heads”, all in the name of pan.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

President Donald Trump has indeed made a considerable difference noting some of his policies. The most responsible way for us to judge his presidency is on a fair-minded, piecemeal basis. When he is wrong or reckless, we must say so.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

First of all, is there a plan to detect where potholes are located? Meaning, is there a person or persons who’s job it is to drive around and look for potholes that need to be fixed?

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