Editorial

What Sweet In Goat Mouth…

What Sweet In Goat Mouth…

Ask any Trini about the national state of affairs and they should be on the ball. The media makes our situation quite vivid, sometimes even sensationally so, so it’s no secret really. Whether it be the scourge of crime, our economic insipidness or anything in between, locals

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August 14th, 2018

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Transparency Is Disappearing

Transparency Is Disappearing

The recurring issue of Trinidad and Tobago’s low productivity should never be cast aside as it is directly related to the state of the economy today. And by low productivity we refer to our general lack of passion to work hard or smartly as is glaring when one enters ...

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August 13th, 2018

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Filling The Health Sector

Filling The Health Sector

Questions have been circulating in the public domain regarding the intentions of the Ministry of Health to venture outside of Trinidad and Tobago to fill key positions within the health sector, including specialist doctors and nurses. The reason for this, according to the ...

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August 10th, 2018

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What’s Our Policy Towards Venezuelan Refugees?

What’s Our Policy Towards Venezuelan Refugees?

Does Trinidad and Tobago have a plan to deal effectively with the influx of Venezuelans escaping adversity in their homeland? That’s the question on the lips of most Trinidadians whether they sympathise or not with their plight. There is no question whether they are ...

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August 9th, 2018

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The NLCB’s Million $$$ Boo-Boo

The NLCB’s Million $$$ Boo-Boo

Acting without due diligence. That seems to be the order of the day, and in the latest case, it has created a million dollar funk. On July 30th the National Lotteries Control Board informed the public via newspaper ads, that from that very day, it would begin to collect a ...

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August 8th, 2018

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STUART NOT-SO-LITTLE

STUART NOT-SO-LITTLE

Running the affairs of a country is never an easy task. Especially one such as ours, where despite resources like past oil wealth and tremendous human capital, it remains inculcated with crime and undergoes substantial economic volatility. While we should never expect a ...

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August 7th, 2018

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AWAITING SIGNS OF THE PROMISED ECONOMIC RECOVERY

AWAITING SIGNS OF THE PROMISED ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Matters engaging our attention nationally at present are numerous and while mostly serious, Trini’s have an innate ability to make light of almost anything. The recent appointment of a new Police Commissioner, runaway crime, prisoners partying and smoking more ganja in

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August 6th, 2018

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Cautious  Tourism

Cautious Tourism

Oh what a beautiful country we have! While many citizens work hard all through the year and save their money to leave Trinidad for a vacation, many others opt to stay at home and make the best of it. While it’s fun to see other countries and their cultures, taste different ...

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August 3rd, 2018

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Jovi’s Fight

Jovi’s Fight

A technicality. That is what has prevented 8 year old JoviMitchell from accessing money from the Children’s Life Fundfor surgery to correct a terminal condition. He has something called beta thalassemia major, which is the most severe form of the disorder known as beta ...

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August 2nd, 2018

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GOOD LUCK, GARY!

GOOD LUCK, GARY!

The official approval of Gary Griffith as the next Police Commissioner came swiftly on Monday, even amidst the abstinence of Opposition MPs from voting. There has never been such ubiquitous positive feedback from the public regarding a crime fighting gesture like there has ...

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August 1st, 2018

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