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Are we serious about national security?

Are we serious about national security?

We have been extremely vocal about the crime situation in T&T, almost incessantly so. Being a topic that can never be overstated, we felt the need once again to express our anger, frustration and downright abhorrence to the level it has reached. Over the last weekend ...

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February 1st, 2017

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IT’S TIME TO WALK THE TALK

IT’S TIME TO WALK THE TALK

 Amid escalating crime, particularly the more than fifty murders in this month of January, the Prime Minister’s statement appealing to young people to stay away from crime, and his sympathy to those who have lost loved ones, is simply not good enough. At least, it seems its ...

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January 31st, 2017

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Please don’t exhale!

Please don’t exhale!

Today we wish to acknowledge a courageous and plausible move by our friends in Barbados who took a bold stance recently in protecting its citizenry from the damages of smoking. It appears that the Ministry of Health in Bridgetown has banned the smoking of e-cigarettes in ...

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January 30th, 2017

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Clean Up Your Act

Clean Up Your Act

Today, we take time to commend the Government for its positive move to clean up this country. For far too long, we as citizens continue to abandon our duty to keep our surroundings clean. Whether it’s our own yards, our communities or general public spaces – it’s a mess. ...

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January 27th, 2017

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The Point of Paternity  Leave

The Point of Paternity Leave

Should women be more responsible for raising children than men? Or should it be an equal job? Clearly, gender roles are still very traditional, despite modern times. It is true that women may feel a stronger connection to their children, given the fact that they’ve carried ...

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January 26th, 2017

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Change in Tobago?

Change in Tobago?

Another election battle came to a somewhat anti-climactic end on Monday. After weeks of campaigning on the sister isle, the tussle for the Tobago House of Assembly reigns fell to the ruling People’s National Movement once again – for an unprecedented fifth consecutive ...

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January 25th, 2017

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The Denominational advantage

The Denominational advantage

Jamille Broome writing in one Sunday paper, says that as a society, we have failed our students from underprivileged backgrounds, and that government at some stage will have to address the imbalance. He claims that for far too long, schools that are not considered “prestige”

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January 24th, 2017

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Archaic Laws are Weapons

Archaic Laws are Weapons

Trinidad and Tobago has had numerous aliases over the years – the land of steelpan and calypso, the home of carnival etc. The list is extensive albeit not entirely flattering. In recent years we have acquired ground-zero status for nefarious activities such as ...

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January 23rd, 2017

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Serious Crime Down, Citizens’ Fear Remains

Serious Crime Down, Citizens’ Fear Remains

Statistics are used by many organizations to analyze and understand success or failure, and help chart a way forward regarding the subject at hand. Take for instance crime statistics as reported by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service. While 2016 recorded a high number of ...

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January 20th, 2017

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The modern battle against Child Marriage

The modern battle against Child Marriage

Child Marriage. A topic that seems antiquated, yet is still occupying time in our country’s Parliament today. The Bill to increase the legal marriage age was passed in the Senate on Tuesday, but surprisingly, the vote was not unanimous: 23 in favour of, 0 against, and 5 ...

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January 19th, 2017

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