Editorial

The Irony of Minister Cuffie’s Plight

The Irony of Minister Cuffie’s Plight

We were very pleased to see photos late last week of Communications Minister, Maxie Cuffie actually on his feet and moving about after suffering a debilitating stroke last September. Since his hospitalisation in the United States, we were dependent solely on Cabinet News ...

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May 7th, 2018

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Put our labour to work!

Put our labour to work!

There was some welcoming news this week regarding agriculture, not in Trinidad, but in Tobago. We learned that 145 pounds of cocoa had been harvested by URP workers from several square miles of fields in the Roxborough area. What’s good about this particular matter is that ...

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May 4th, 2018

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The Plastic Bag Debate

The Plastic Bag Debate

The plastic bag debate rages on. Ever since Massy Foods decided that from July it will charge 50 cents per grocery bag, there has been a firestorm. But not all of it however has been negative. Massy explained the move as an environmental one, aimed at encouraging persons to ...

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May 3rd, 2018

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Held To ‘Ransom’ Over A Free Public Event

Held To ‘Ransom’ Over A Free Public Event

It is so maddening…so frustrating, and so glaringly corrupt. We shout about it, we object and complain, but from the top down they stonewall their brazen action. Whenever there’s a public event being planned, promoters go through the process of applying for various ...

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May 2nd, 2018

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SHAMEFUL POST BY SHAMELESS PEOPLE

SHAMEFUL POST BY SHAMELESS PEOPLE

Technology can be a curse as much as it is a blessing. Maybe not so much a curse as a nuisance, sometimes bordering on disgust. We draw reference to the pictures of the mother who was gruesomely chopped by her son almost two weeks ago. The story itself gripped the nation ...

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May 1st, 2018

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A Potential Death Trap Awaits While Health Ministry Sleeps

A Potential Death Trap Awaits While Health Ministry Sleeps

It comes as no surprise to many that certain local pharmacies have been peddling counterfeit drugs while shoppers remain non the wiser in making these purchases that are potentially harmful to their health. The revelation was made last week by the Minister of Health who told

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April 27th, 2018

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TURNING A BLIND EYE TO ANOTHER CRIME

TURNING A BLIND EYE TO ANOTHER CRIME

We are inclined today to bring to the fore a topic that will surely stimulate heated debate, or more likely, controversy. Found along most major highways, especially where traffic congests on a daily basis, are peddlers of nuts fresh and salt, drinks – cold in the ice,

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April 26th, 2018

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The Trini Obligation to  Venezuela

The Trini Obligation to Venezuela

By now, most would know about the situation in neighbouring Venezuela. Hyperinflation coupled with political turmoil has created an environment that even the tough are struggling to survive in. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos recently said that “Venezuela is on the ...

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April 25th, 2018

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Ramp Up Distribution of Firearm Licences

Ramp Up Distribution of Firearm Licences

Gun violence remains high, and persons are being murdered on a daily basis, through illegal firearms acquired through the black market. And these disgusting criminals continue to thrive. Sure, there have been a high number of gun seizures by the police in the past year or ...

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April 24th, 2018

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Why Such A Brutal Attack On His Mom?

Why Such A Brutal Attack On His Mom?

Late last week we learnt of a very distressing situation in central Trinidad where a teenager attacked his mother with a cutlass, inflicting life threatening injury because she reprimanded for some reason she thought was of importance. It was reported that, in a fit of rage,

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April 23rd, 2018

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