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Friday, February 2, 2018

Trimming the “fat” at T&TEC will further decrease productivity and increase absenteeism at the company. Why? Because there is no fat to be trimmed.

Friday, February 2, 2018

The Honourable Minister of Education, Anthony Garcia, is fast becoming the quintessential politician.

He “accused the media of sensationalising a fracas outside the Valencia High School”, as reported in the press.

Friday, February 2, 2018

I read with amused interest a statement alluded to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley published in the media that deceased President George Maxwell Richards had requested information from then Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on the section 34 fiasco and legal experts questioned whether the...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The current standoff between the NGC and CNC should indeed be a cause for concern, if only from the point of view of possible job losses for some 400 employees of the company who stand to be negatively impacted directly or indirectly from the forced closure of the plant due the reported cut in...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

There has been much talk about whether the Police Service Commission, which is supposed to have five members but has four members as of now, had a quorum to make the recommendation of the new police commissioner and deputy police commissioners.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

It is long past the time when the Government of the day—current and past—working through Parliament, should have brought to an end the patently untenable and dysfunctional cycle of temporary appointments to the post of Commissioner of Police (CoP).

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

As a former Commissioner of the Police Service Commission (PSC), I write to add my voice to the debate.

I have read several articles (and news items) in our newspapers and they seem to bring into question the suitability of DCP Dulalchan as a potential commissioner of police.

Monday, January 29, 2018

I write in response to the letter by Prof Stephan Gift in the press of Tuesday, January 23, captioned “Beware, the flu vaccine comes with serious health risks”.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

I am amazed that the Prime Minister states that the Port scanners cannot be activated. This is compromising the national security.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Late in 2017, a major–perhaps fatal–flaw was exposed in one of Trinidad and Tobago’s taxpayer-owned companies.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

For far too long we have been complaining about customer service in Trinidad and Tobago, yet we never make small changes to correct this issue.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Recent media reports carried a story on January 22 about a Russian naval vessel in T&T waters. The local media rebroadcast a story by US cable network CNN, a report by Brian Todd on the Russian communication vessel Viktor Leonov.

Friday, January 26, 2018

The Prime Minister should stop moaning about crime and political issues in which he says he has no control. With respect to the galloping rate of murders and crime here, all he needs to do immediately is to restore the death penalty and recommence hanging those already found guilty of murder.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Many complaints are currently being raised about the arbitrariness of the fees charged by banks and the lack of transparency in their dealings with customers.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Wednesday January 24, 2018 is the date of the consent order in the Appeal Court, in this long-running legal battle between the Ministry of Finance and The Economy and I. That consent order will allow the public much better insight into the CL Financial bailout.

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