Editorial

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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A Private Struggle In A Public Forum

A Private Struggle In A Public Forum

The case of Nishal Sankat is a teachable one for us here in T&T. When the story emerged that he allegedly attempted to steal a plane as it was undergoing maintenance at a Florida airport, the memes were not far behind. That’s because ‘trinis doh stick’ and pretty soon, ...

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October 5th, 2018

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Support Your Local Police Commissioner

Support Your Local Police Commissioner

Today, we wish to highlight a note of immense positivity coming out of the police service. And please, don’t get us wrong. We actually relish moments like these as the opportunity has been rare of late, with almost daily condemnation of the police coupled with repeated

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October 4th, 2018

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Education Spending

Education Spending

Today again, we take a look at the national budget presentation, as issues stemming from that continue to be the talk of the town. We spoke yesterday about the Super Gasoline price hike, and today we take a little look behind what’s to come in the Education Sector. It was ...

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October 3rd, 2018

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A BUDGET FOR THE PEOPLE?

A BUDGET FOR THE PEOPLE?

Citizens attempted to breathe a collective sigh of relief and scepticism at the same time yesterday, if that’s actually possible, following the presentation of the national budget. Relief that the dreaded fiscal package for the current period had finally been ...

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October 2nd, 2018

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Disrespect Of The Highest Order!

Disrespect Of The Highest Order!

Disrespect of the highest order! That’s the description some of our citizens have attached to a recent comment the San Fernando Mayor made about the naming of the auditorium of the Southern Academy of the Performing Arts, SAPA. Mayor Junia Regrello suggested that if it

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October 1st, 2018

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More Local Government Funding Please

More Local Government Funding Please

Budget day is nearing, and it’s that time of the year citizens get nervous, wondering what will be announced and what will impact their livelihoods. In the past few budgets we’ve seen the property tax which is yet to be implemented, we’ve seen several increases in the price ...

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September 28th, 2018

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The Predators That Lurk

The Predators That Lurk

This country is failing in its responsibility to Venezuela’s citizens. By now, everyone will know of the situation in the neighbouring South American nation. Inflation is sky high, food is scarce and its people are suffering. We have said it before and we will say it again, ...

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September 27th, 2018

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Our Evolving Views Revealed

Our Evolving Views Revealed

A recent national survey conducted by Market Facts and Opinions on our social values offered some eye opening statistics on how we feel about certain issues many consider taboo. During a discussion on 103FM last Friday, representatives of the organisation discussed largely ...

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September 26th, 2018

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Plugging The Financial Haemorrhage

Plugging The Financial Haemorrhage

Still relatively new to the job, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has hit the ground running. In fact, the high hopes placed on him prior to his instalment have not fizzled into oblivion. And we hope it doesn’t, but rather transforms our neglected and shambolic Police ...

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September 25th, 2018

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