Editorial

BEWARE OF QUESTIONABLE MEDICAL ADVICE

BEWARE OF QUESTIONABLE MEDICAL ADVICE

Last week, many were appalled to see a video on social media of a man claiming to be a herbalist spraying himself in the eyes with what appeared to be a can of aerosol insecticide saying it was a cure for conjunctivitis or red eye as we call it here in good ole T&T. ...

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October 5th, 2017

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The Hunting Dilemma

The Hunting Dilemma

It’s hunting season again in T&T and with it comes both excitement and dread. The excitement can be seen with hunters and wild meat enthusiasts, who once again have the opportunity to satisfy their taste-buds. The dread is apparent when one talks or listens to ...

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October 4th, 2017

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Hall of Fame or Hall of Shame?

Hall of Fame or Hall of Shame?

Being nationally recognised for one’s achievements can be a rewarding feeling, and hopefully serve as an inspiration to others of similar persuasion to strive for greatness themselves. The National Awards of this country seek to highlight those who have made sterling ...

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October 3rd, 2017

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Budget Day

Budget Day

If there’s just one time for the year some persons wait patiently to genuinely listen to what a politician has to say, it’s a day like today – Budget Day. And this year it’s going to be a particularly interesting one, given the state of the economy and the country as a whole

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October 2nd, 2017

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Careful What You Say Mr PM

Careful What You Say Mr PM

No, no, no, no, no! Mr Prime Minister, you do not talk to anyone, be it citizen, or politician, in that manner. Even if you disagree with them. Almost everyone will have, by now, heard the infamous “Shut yuh mouth and let Trinidad and Tobago strive”. It came after the public

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September 29th, 2017

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100KM/H Is A Reasonable Compromise But When Will It Happen?

100KM/H Is A Reasonable Compromise But When Will It Happen?

As we told you earlier this week, good news is hard to come by these days given the way thing are going. And coming from politicians especially, it is undoubtedly sporadic. Today’s good news is the recent announcement of an increase in the speed limit from 80 ...

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September 28th, 2017

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A Prime Example Of Our State Of Mind

A Prime Example Of Our State Of Mind

To say we are peeved to see a full-grown adult posing with primary school children singing the lyrics to a popular song “It Bunnin'” is an understatement. Especially when this adult is the entertainer herself, and the lyrics to the song are as blatantly sexual ...

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September 27th, 2017

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A Good Gesture That May Benefit Us

A Good Gesture That May Benefit Us

It’s not very often that we get the opportunity to hear political figures making statements that could be considered intelligent, so whenever the exceptional opportunity arises, we savour it and share in the enjoyment with our audience. Today’s focus is on the ...

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September 26th, 2017

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Being Our Brother’s Keeper

Being Our Brother’s Keeper

It’s a bleak and sad time for the Caribbean, following the devastation caused by the passage of several storms this season. Hurricanes Irma and Maria proved to be the worse of our fears, and there are not many words to describe how much pain and anguish many of our regional ...

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September 22nd, 2017

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A Lack Of Diplomacy

A Lack Of Diplomacy

The poet Marie De France once wrote – The fool shouts loudly, thinking to impress the world”. She lived in the late 12th Century in England, but her words are very fitting today. Yesterday, US President gave his first full length address before the United Nations General ...

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September 21st, 2017

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