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Thursday, October 26, 2017

The region’s education system has been a hot topic as of late due to scepticism regarding its capability as our head examining council.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Well, flood hit big time in Trinidad. We did receive quite a lot of rainfall—more is expected too. The Met Office informed us in the week of May 19-24 (check their bulletin of that period) that they were expecting a “dry” wet season 2017. Guess we all now know better.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Message by Dennis Moses, Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs, on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations

Monday, October 23, 2017

Almost every continent in the world experienced severe floods this year. Developed cities like Miami and Paris had extraordinary levels of flooding. Spain, Texas, Ireland, India and Barbados all made international news with regards to the flood in those areas.

Friday, October 20, 2017

San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello was high in praise of the South Central Zone of Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (Tuco) for taking calypso to the schools of our country.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

I wish to endorse the government’s injection of the three million dollars for the development of the Chaguaramas Golf Course (CGC).

Thursday, October 19, 2017

This is an open letter to the Minister of Public Utilities. Firstly, let me congratulate you on your appointment to office; a huge challenge is in front of you and we wish you all the success.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

One of the more important platforms upon which the present administration came to power in general elections 2015 was that of dealing with allegations of corruption.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

As a citizen of the country, I have no problem if my taxes are used to enhance the Chaguaramas golf course provided that reasonable justification of the benefits are explained in some detail to us.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Recently there was a proposal by the Minister of Education to reduce the one-hour lunch break in primary and secondary schools to 30 minutes in an effort to cut down on school violence. This was not agreed to by TTUTA.

Monday, October 16, 2017

A weekend newspaper quotes the Minister of Education, Mr Anthony Garcia, as saying, “The days of corporal punishment are behind us.” This statement came in response to a call by some citizens to bring back corporal punishment to deal with an upsurge of violence in schools.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Oil pumps life into our economy’s veins. However, when it is carelessly handled and allowed to leak into our ocean, as it did on October 15, 2017, it can spell death to marine life as well as death to the fishing and yachting industries that are already struggling to stay afloat!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Once more, the Hindu population in T&T is faced with a dilemma of choosing the correct date for Divali 2017. The declared date is Wednesday, October 18. However, astrologically, the sunset time on New Moon in the month of Kaartik this year occurs on Thursday, October 19.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The burden of adjustment to the realities of the 2018 budget is as inevitable as death. What makes T&T people believe that freeness is the right of the individual? Who sends food and money from some heaven to finance the governments of the world?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

So, just as I expected, President Nicholas Maduro’s United Socialist Party (PSUV) won 17 of the 23 governorships that were up for grabs in Sunday’s gubernatorial elections in Venezuela.

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