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Fake Local News

This week we learned that laws may soon be passed to control the public’s behaviour online, when it comes to spreading false information on crimes, or other content to cause panic and fear among the public. Currently, if one were to glance on their Facebook timelines and ...

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February 17th, 2017

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How much pan is too much pan?

How much pan is too much pan?

At one time, a few years ago, it seemed as though serious efforts were being made to reduce the show, to bring it to an end at least before midnight. Not this year, so hundreds of pan lovers, maybe more, took to their Facebook and social media pages to vent their feelings ...

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February 16th, 2017

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Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way

Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way

It’s time citizens start to truly think about the role they play in making this country a better place. It’s something we say all the time, yet far too often, the scope of such a task is not fully understood. This week we came across a blog written by a Mr Shane Jitta, which

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February 15th, 2017

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An Injustice To Event Promoters

An Injustice To Event Promoters

Now that the CSM, the Chutney Soca Monarch competition is over and done with, we want to take up an issue raised by the organizer, George Singh of SouthEX promotions, and more particularly by one of his lawyers. Its the seemingly unconscionable matter of police charges for ...

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February 14th, 2017

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‘A Feeding Trough For Cultural Hogs’

‘A Feeding Trough For Cultural Hogs’

Each year, with the approach of Carnival, there’s of course the usual argument and bacchanal from either Pan Trinbago, TUCO, the Carnival Bands Association, or…… all three. And increasingly every year, we also have the complaints about loud noise from fetes in residential ...

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February 13th, 2017

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Transport Woes

Transport Woes

Today we take a look at an issue that continues to affect the wider general public, especially those who use public transportation to get to their destinations on a daily basis. For one thing, there have not been many good comments on the various types of transport ...

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February 10th, 2017

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Choose your words wisely, Mr. PM

Choose your words wisely, Mr. PM

We continue the argument we delved into yesterday, joining in the chorus of disapproval towards the Prime Minister’s comments regarding women and their choice of partners as it relates to domestic violence. Unsurprisingly, this utterance continues to be met with widespread ...

News Room

February 9th, 2017

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Victim Blaming!

Victim Blaming!

Over the last couple of days, citizens on social media have been focused on a comment made by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley during his first “Conversation” stop in Arouca/Maloney on Monday night. On the matter of domestic violence, the PM highlighted the importance of ...

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February 8th, 2017

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WHAT IS CULTURE?

WHAT IS CULTURE?

Today, another item that caught our attention in last weekend’s newspapers! Its to do with culture, and written of by Professor Ramesh Deosaran. The dictionary defines culture as the customs, civilization and achievements of a time, and of a people. Deosaran says culture is ...

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February 7th, 2017

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The Trump Dilemma

The Trump Dilemma

There has been an wealth of activity over the last week regarding President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations into the United States. Protests, demonstrations and rallies have sprung up across the US and the ...

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February 6th, 2017

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