Editorial

Too Much Rain Leads To No Water

Too Much Rain Leads To No Water

It’s very difficult for us to understand why in 2018 we’re still plagued by problems from our utilities that leave us stranded. In many cases, issues pop up at these companies that we refuse to believe cannot be resolved in this modern day and age. Take for instance WASA, ...

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October 19th, 2018

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About That Plastic Free Life

About That Plastic Free Life

Kudos to McDonalds. They may not be perfect, but they have taken a step to help mitigate the pressing issue of plastic waste. At the end of this month, McDonalds in Trinidad and Tobago will no longer offer plastic straws to customers. Instead, the fast food franchise will ...

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October 18th, 2018

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HOW THE MIGHTY WEST INDIES HAS FALLEN

HOW THE MIGHTY WEST INDIES HAS FALLEN

A lot has happened over the last weekend, but nothing was more subtle and stifled in the news as much as the West Indies being pummeled once again by a clinical India. Test match cricket may have lost its general appeal but it still remains the pinnacle of the sport, and ...

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October 17th, 2018

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INTERNATIONAL EVENTS TO MONITOR

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS TO MONITOR

His name has got to be a worldwide household one by now. For its been in all the news everywhere except perhaps, Saudi Arabia. On October 2nd, Journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into a Saudi consulate in Turkey looking for forms to file for a divorce. The papers were ...

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October 16th, 2018

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The Continuing Interchange Wrangle

The Continuing Interchange Wrangle

Work on the Interchange in the vicinity of Kay Donna continues, slowly but surely, and in the midst of it all, residents continue to fight for a fair settlement. And as the time draws closer for the deadline of the Section 4 Notice, this figurative battle is sure to begin ...

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October 15th, 2018

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A TINY NATION WITH MEGA ISSUES

A TINY NATION WITH MEGA ISSUES

The tiny island Republic of Nauru in the Micronesia area of the South Pacific, with a population now of about 13,000, is making the news again these days and for all the wrong reasons, imposed or coerced by Australia and  accepted for gain by Nauru. If flattened, Nauru would

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October 12th, 2018

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No More Land For Agriculture

No More Land For Agriculture

Our nation is in crisis yet some choose to laugh at and trivialize suggestions for re-growth. Such was the case after Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley stated last week that it is unfeasible for agriculture to be given much responsibility in our economic resurgence. The Prime ...

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October 11th, 2018

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Enforce The Litter Law

Enforce The Litter Law

The doubling of fines for littering and increases in the penalties for contributing to bush fires are a welcomed move by the Government to protect the environment, which is something we haven’t been doing as a nation successfully. These moves, along with the recent decision ...

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October 10th, 2018

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WE  MUST GET WITH THE TIMES

WE MUST GET WITH THE TIMES

Perhaps 25 years ago, Professor Ken Ramchand suggested in the Senate that we in TT consider legalising, if not de-criminalising, the limited use of marijuana or ganja, as some call it. He was largely berated and condemned. So he curled his tail and appropriately humbled, ...

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October 9th, 2018

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A LESSON WE COULD ALL LEARN FROM

A LESSON WE COULD ALL LEARN FROM

Today, we wish to draw attention to a matter that is not directly related to our local affairs but could be of influence over our younger generation. It revolves around the controversy in the United States and the appointment of Bret Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. And in ...

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October 8th, 2018

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