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To The Stadium We Go

To The Stadium We Go

We’re at the start of a cricket season in the region that is becoming more and more popular as the years go by. The Caribbean Premier League has continued to outshine itself with regard to the staging of the tournament and the hype it brings. This year is a bit different as ...

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August 4th, 2017

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Time To Move Past Oil And Gas

Time To Move Past Oil And Gas

Trinidad and Tobago continues to be stuck in the “oil mentality” despite repeated signs and warnings that it’s time to move on. For decades, oil has been the juggernaut of the world economy. It is one of the most in demand products across the globe. Petroleum is used to make

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August 3rd, 2017

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Media Fueled Nonsense

Media Fueled Nonsense

We find it really difficult to understand WHY two newspapers and a small section of the population are criticizing the President for changing the date of the National Awards from Independence to Republic Day. They claim that not enough national consultation was given to the ...

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August 2nd, 2017

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Police Body Cams

Police Body Cams

The newest development in crime fighting in this country is the introduction of body cameras to police officers across all nine divisions. It’s in a testing stage though, since only sixty cameras are available for use at a time, and the pros and cons will be studied at the ...

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July 31st, 2017

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Would You Consider Having A ‘Designer Baby?’

Would You Consider Having A ‘Designer Baby?’

There’s a company here in Champs Fleur that can test you and your proposed spouse for genetic disorders. Once the test is done, couples can decide whether to have children with or without the likelihood of hereditary diseases. Its called genetic engineering or designer ...

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July 28th, 2017

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The Downside Of Lowering UWI Entry Requirements

The Downside Of Lowering UWI Entry Requirements

Lowering the requirements for University entry does not help students. This week came news that the University of the West Indies intends to lower the entry requirements for the Faculty of Social Sciences. According to reports, this was prompted by a drastic drop in the ...

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July 27th, 2017

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Sweet Surprise For Children

Sweet Surprise For Children

The commencement of any academic year usually brings with it a fresh beginning for new both students and parents alike, and the start of this upcoming school term has an accompanying  a sense of hope, riding on a revelation made by Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh last ...

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July 26th, 2017

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Judiciary

Judiciary

Both men are astute, intelligent senior counsel…….men of silk, as its also known in their profession of law.  The personal thoughts and opinions of both are fairly well known to the general public, one perhaps a little more so because of his years of writing in the local ...

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July 25th, 2017

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Does Too Much Homework Makes Jack A Dull Boy

Does Too Much Homework Makes Jack A Dull Boy

We like Debbie Jacob’s writing. Its always interesting, sensible and sometimes “thought provoking”. Today, we refer to her thought-provoking topic last Friday in which she advocated abandonment of home work for school children. Yes, no more homework. Quoting from the ...

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July 24th, 2017

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Our International Reputation Is Now On The Line

Our International Reputation Is Now On The Line

As the busy holiday season heats up and travellers prepare for the annual family trek abroad, comes news that there’s going to be a longer delay in actually arriving at your destination. That is, in addition to the unexplainable hold-ups by the air carriers themselves.

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July 21st, 2017

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