Compensation and Grants
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Editorial

Compensation and  Grants

Compensation and Grants

We’re now in the aftermath of a major flooding issue caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Bret, and from the looks of it, many areas are in need of assistance. Flooding is not an unusual issue in this country, and almost every year there is a localized case due to heavy ...

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June 27th, 2017

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“Out of Bret”

“Out of Bret”

Tropical Storm Bret hit this country hard. Not as hard as some countries have been hit by other storms, but definitely hard compared to what we here have experienced before. The impact has been widespread, and it will take some time for life to return to normal in many ...

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June 23rd, 2017

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IS God Really A Trini?

IS God Really A Trini?

Given that we survived the effects of Tropical Storm Brett on Monday evening into Tuesday morning, Trinis would be breathing a collective sigh of relief. At least in the bigger picture. No deaths and no major injuries to human or animal life. There is however, the nasty ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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Time To Stop The Handouts And Encourage Innovation

Time To Stop The Handouts And Encourage Innovation

Writing in the one of the local dailies recently, Michael Harris described as foolishness, the pandering by successive governments to various cultural, social and religious organizations seeking to fund their parochial festivities. More than foolishness, he said giving away ...

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June 21st, 2017

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Two Burning Issues

Two Burning Issues

Two issues today, which we feel are worth repeating, although in both instances…it seems that we’ve joined, or been forced into the proverbial “voices in the wilderness”. We cry out against the defacing of our public spaces by budding entrepreneurs and well-established ...

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June 20th, 2017

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After 12 is NOT Lunch!

After 12 is NOT Lunch!

Finally. The Miscellaneous Provisions Act aka the Marriage Bill was passed with a resounding majority last week, effectively outlawing Child Marriages, that is, marriage to children below the age of 18. The highly contentious topic was one of hot debate over the past months,

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June 16th, 2017

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Hitching A Ride

Hitching A Ride

We’re in 2017, the national bus service has been in operation for decades and it’s no secret that thousands of citizens seek transportation on a daily basis to get around. At the same time, the Public Transport Service Corporation, one of the main modes of transportation in ...

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June 14th, 2017

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A Society In Rapid Decay

A Society In Rapid Decay

Just take a good look at our national landscape and it could be easily concluded that we Trini’s lack national pride. And by national landscape we do not mean our physical surroundings only but anything and everything that makes up this island nation of Trinidad and ...

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June 13th, 2017

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Immigration Forms

Immigration Forms

Today we take a look at the immigration forms citizens and visitors have to fill out before entering this country. The long form, which asks for persons’ travel document information and personal information, also has a second form attached to it to be handed to Customs. In ...

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June 12th, 2017

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Fix The Laws To Arrest The ‘Known Criminals’

Fix The Laws To Arrest The ‘Known Criminals’

One reaction to the recent terrorist attacks in England is a petition for drastic measures to be taken against anyone known to be, or suspected of being, a radical terrorist. At last count, just two days after last Saturday’s incident in London, over 145,000 people had ...

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June 9th, 2017

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