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The Art of Learning

The Art of Learning

The pursuit of knowledge. Is this even a thing anymore? Since the dawn of civilization, humanity has sought to learn. Learn more about the world around them, about how things work, and about human nature itself. Some of the most important periods of human development were ...

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May 25th, 2017

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Ferry Service Barely Staying Afloat

Ferry Service Barely Staying Afloat

Earlier this week we saw yet another manifestation of the sordid state of affairs in Trinidad & Tobago, or more specifically in this case , between Trinidad and Tobago. The only functioning inter-island ferry – the T&T Express – was forced to turn back ...

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May 24th, 2017

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Defending The Abuse of the Public Purse

Defending The Abuse of the Public Purse

The Minister of Tourism’s gargantuan phone bill was exposed in Parliament last week, and this revelation had the entire nation wide-eyed and stumped. To add insult to injury, a handful of fellow Ministers sought to defend this preposterous bill by stating that roaming rates ...

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May 23rd, 2017

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‘ Two Issues Today’

‘ Two Issues Today’

Publicity seeking, activist lawyers: and Crime and our Gross Domestic Product In its latest study, produced by surveying 3,000 people in each of five Caribbean countries – Barbados, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago, the International Development ...

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May 22nd, 2017

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Political Games

Political Games

“Don’t be a UNC activist’s foot stool”. That quote came from Laventille West MP Fitzgerald Hinds, after fiery protests on Tuesday in the PNM stronghold of Morvant. Disappointing doesn’t even begin to describe this comment. It continues what seems to be a trend, with ...

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May 19th, 2017

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Spotlight on the Auditor General’s Report (Part 2)

Spotlight on the Auditor General’s Report (Part 2)

So today, we end our focus on the recent Auditor General”s report, which like every other year in our short history since Independence…tells tales of woe, of inadequacy, of implied corruption, inefficiency, and downright indifference. The Ministry of Finance continues to ...

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May 18th, 2017

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Spotlight on the Auditor General’s Report (Part 1)

Spotlight on the Auditor General’s Report (Part 1)

We’re amazed and flabbergasted that there has not been a large hue and cry, or  even a mild protest over the recently released Auditor General’s report. As we repeatedly say, rampant corruption and tolerated incompetence is driving us quickly along the path to failure as a ...

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May 17th, 2017

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“Gridlock”

“Gridlock”

First off, we’d like to say that suffering through traffic jam day after day is never an easy thing. It takes a toll on motorists, especially those driving to work and back, with many having to drop and pick-up their kids off to school along the way. While it’s become a norm

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May 16th, 2017

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More Voices Are Not Necessarily Better

More Voices Are Not Necessarily Better

Economic Adviser to the government, Dr. Terrence Farrell said last week that the plurality of voices allowed by 35 radio stations, several local television channels, three daily newspapers and several weeklies, had not created more light and debate in the society. In fact he

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May 15th, 2017

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Doing The Right Thing Is Not Always The Easiest Way

Doing The Right Thing Is Not Always The Easiest Way

In the midst of all the chaos and frustration of daily life here in Trinidad and Tobago, it becomes very easy for many to relate harrowing stories of individuals who seem to know little more than bad manners, disrespect and absolute disregard for good customer service. In ...

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May 12th, 2017

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