Editorial

Nobody Is That Foolish

Nobody Is That Foolish

The excuses for blunders we encounter sometimes from grown men in positions of trust could result in serious shock over our plight as a small nation trying to come to grips with the real world. Ridiculous proclamations like financial records of a billion dollar publicly ...

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July 31st, 2018

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Maintaining What We Build

Maintaining What We Build

Electrical upgrades, roof replacement and asbestos abatement works. Listening to that list, one would immediately think of a derelict, rundown building. In a way, you would be right. The building earmarked to undergo the aforementioned work is none other than the San ...

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July 30th, 2018

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SHORT PANTS AND SHORTER TEMPERS

SHORT PANTS AND SHORTER TEMPERS

We’ve seen an issue divide opinion recently, one which shouldn’t even be an issue to begin with, if respect and good sense prevailed. Ashiyana Ali and her party were unceremoniously ousted from the Dattatreya Yoga Centre compound this week, after a person in authority deemed

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July 27th, 2018

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Plastic Bottle Cash Refunds

Plastic Bottle Cash Refunds

We applaud the higher authorities and the Government for moving swiftly to get legislation in place to deal with recycling and the reduction of plastic waste in this country. It is something the world has started to take note of, and this country’s usage of plastic products ...

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July 26th, 2018

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The Impression We Create Of Ourselves

The Impression We Create Of Ourselves

We often wonder why do some communities have to descend to fiery protests and roadblocks to highlight their plight. Whether it’s a road that needs fixing or a neighbourhood ‘hero’ that’s been killed by the police, rowdy demonstrations that always seem

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July 25th, 2018

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MISPLACED PRIORITIES & UNNECESSARY RESISTANCE

MISPLACED PRIORITIES & UNNECESSARY RESISTANCE

This country’s inability to tackle crime is obvious. Manyhave tried to identify where the problem stems from and of course several experts, some self proclaimed, tend to offer advice all towards abating the crime scourge. For a system such as ours to fail so miserably and ...

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July 24th, 2018

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CRIME PLAN OR PR PLAN?

CRIME PLAN OR PR PLAN?

In a country virtually battered to shreds with criminal activity one would have thought that government’s new crime initiative would have garnered greater enthusiasm  from the various fronts, especially the greater population. After all, it’s the man on the ...

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July 23rd, 2018

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Bye-Election Lessons

Bye-Election Lessons

We are on the aftermath of municipal bye-elections in Belmont East and Barataria, and as expected, divisions were played upon by the two main political parties to achieve their ends. The talk of “us” versus “them” was used constantly, and in many cases, the message between ...

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July 20th, 2018

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Sail on the Galleons Passage

Sail on the Galleons Passage

Finally, our boat has arrived. Yes, on Monday night, the shiny new Galleons Passage docked at the port of Port of Spain, after leaving China in February and making its way through several countries. It’s supposed to help with the demand for transportation between Trinidad ...

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July 19th, 2018

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Perception Is Reality

Perception Is Reality

It never ceases to amaze us how uncanny and utterly baffling the logic that emerges from within some of our government institutions could sometimes be. From individuals being suspended for indefinite periods with pay to others using state owned luxury vehicles as if they ...

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July 18th, 2018

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