A Backward Approach to Fighting Crime
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A Backward Approach to Fighting Crime

A Backward Approach to Fighting Crime

Bringing criminals to justice isn’t easy. The key thing in this instance is making sure the right person is caught and prosecuted. Here in T&T, there isn’t much of that at all. And the fault may lie with the approach being taken. According to the TTPS, the average ...

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April 7th, 2017

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No Child Left Behind

No Child Left Behind

A lot seems to be happening in the Education Sector lately. There have been protests from parents over dilapidated conditions or for new facilities, while the discipline in some instances has been totally poor. We’ve seen videos go viral of serious violence involving ...

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April 6th, 2017

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The law is the law!!! Apply it now!!!

The law is the law!!! Apply it now!!!

We may differ on the issue of the abolition of the death penalty. We may differ as to whether it is a deterrent, and whether it will stop the rampant murders. It probably will not. But we cannot and should not differ on, or question the fact that the death penalty is the ...

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April 5th, 2017

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Inter-island transport

Inter-island transport

It seems as if nothing can go right in T&T these days. Sometimes we wonder why the realization of First World status seems so far-fetched, and then we are reminded when issues arise that make the simplest management tasks look complicated. The latest in a string of ...

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April 4th, 2017

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An Insult To The Intelligence Of The Population

An Insult To The Intelligence Of The Population

Murders of all sorts, gang related and otherwise, robberies, violence, disappearing teens, school children gone ballistic. It seems to be all that is dominating the news of late while the economy convulses. Not a day has gone by for several weeks without news of violent ...

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April 3rd, 2017

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Public Scanners

Public Scanners

This week it was made known via media reports that several of the country’s CT scanners were not functioning at the country’s major health institutions. Hospitals in Port of Spain, Sangre Grande and San Fernando are affected and it was reported that only emergency patients ...

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March 31st, 2017

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Rally On, Sports Fans

Rally On, Sports Fans

It’s not easy being a local sports fan. Cricket-wise, West Indies coach Stuart Law has been left ruing missed opportunities as the West Indies slipped to a 3-0 series defeat against England and a thrashing at hands of Pakistan in the 1st T20 International. Theyare losing ...

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March 29th, 2017

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Corruption

Corruption

Not only does it appear that more and more people in Trinidad and Tobago are being personally stricken with the cell disease of cancer, no matter the organ or part of the body…..but there’s now seemingly no doubt that the country itself, the nation state…..is riddled with ...

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March 28th, 2017

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The Facts on the Tax

The Facts on the Tax

Property taxes are the norm all over the world. In fact, it is a mainstay in developed countries from the United States and Canada, to the United Kingdom and France. In countries like Norway and Denmark, they play a central role in state earnings. In Norway it’s called a ...

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March 27th, 2017

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The Cost of Unpunctuality

The Cost of Unpunctuality

Issues at the nation’s schools continue to be bothersome and it seems one of our national watchwords continues to be absent in most cases. That word is “discipline” and it does not apply only to students, but we’ve come to learn this week that many teachers lack the quality ...

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March 24th, 2017

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