Editorial

The Monumental Debate

The Monumental Debate

Recently, a letter was delivered to Port of Spain mayor Joel Martinez, calling for the removal of a Christopher Columbus statue in the capital. It was delivered by members of the Cross Rhodes Freedom Project and the First People’s Community, and argues that Columbus Square ...

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October 20th, 2017

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Time To Address Sexual Harassment In T&T

Time To Address Sexual Harassment In T&T

Sexual misconduct is a taboo subject that often is swept aside in the real world, despite being explicitly wrong. Allegations of such nature broke recently in the US Hollywood arena, with major film producer Harvey Weinstein being accused of sexual harassment, unwanted ...

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October 19th, 2017

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Would Legal Pressure Bring Relief

Would Legal Pressure Bring Relief

Our intention today was to highlight a recent decision by authorities in the Borough of Chaguanas that caused significant inconveniences to businesses and travellers in the vicinity of Divali Nagar over the last week. Anyone who has ventured into the area either to visit the

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October 17th, 2017

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Dealing With Unhealthy Spending

Dealing With Unhealthy Spending

We’ve all been through instances where we’ve seen items being marked up at rates beyond reason. And sometimes we shell out that said exorbitant amount for these items. Most times, we pay these prices unwillingly, because of two main reasons. One is the lack of options to ...

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October 16th, 2017

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Football Fever

Football Fever

Revenge may not have been on the Soca Warriors’ mind Tuesday night, but they still dished it out. They beat USA 2-1 at the Ato Boldon Stadium to send the Americans crashing out of World Cup contention. For many local football fans, it was comeuppance for the tragedy that was

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October 12th, 2017

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Respect Seems To Have Disappeared In All Spheres

Respect Seems To Have Disappeared In All Spheres

Once again, we return to the topic of respect, and the lack of it in our society. Not for ourselves, our elders, people in high office, institutions, no-one and nothing. This lack of respect and its cousins, discipline and tolerance, makes for the complete breakdown of ...

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October 11th, 2017

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Hosting the Divali Nagar

Hosting the Divali Nagar

A five million dollar figure is being tossed around this year by the NCIC, as being the cost of its annual Divali Nagar celebrations in Chaguanas. The nine-night event has grown tremendously over the last couple decades of its existence, and attracts thousands of persons. ...

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October 10th, 2017

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Wasting Time Protesting A Moot Point

Wasting Time Protesting A Moot Point

As the Opposition Leader delivered the response to the 2018 Budget last Friday, there was a massive anti-budget protest taking place outside the Parliament building that caused major distress to everyone entering the Capital. Traffic was backed up as far as Tunapuna due to ...

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October 9th, 2017

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Gambling Woes

Gambling Woes

There is currently an outcry from the local gambling industry, following Monday’s budget presentation. They’re now facing an increase in taxes, and they’re simply not pleased. There was an immediate warning from those within that the measures would cripple the industry, and ...

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October 6th, 2017

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What Women Should Know About Men Who Pretend To Be Harmless

What Women Should Know About Men Who Pretend To Be Harmless

unsuspecting women who are easily taken by who he appears to be. Knowing what to look for in these men will keep you from being sucked into their smooth and wily ways. Here’s what to look for in men who pretend to be harmless. What to Look for 1. He is a master manipulator ...

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October 5th, 2017

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