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Speeding in Tobago!

Speeding in Tobago!

Speed guns have been the talk of the town for the past few months, as their implementation have had motorists keeping an eye on their speedometers regularly. However, that situation was only applicable to drivers in Trinidad, up until this week when the speed guns were being

Amrit Maharaj

July 25th, 2016

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We are in very real trouble

We are in very real trouble

We can’t help pressing the point about the failing, and downright inadequacy and incompetence of our police service. The corruption openly whispered about for over forty years, and the increasingly bold actions of those who’ve promised to serve, are the source of

Amrit Maharaj

July 22nd, 2016

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Optimize spending please…

Optimize spending please…

This country can learn a lesson from Haiti. Under the French, it was perhaps the most profitable of all the new world colonies. History showed us that Haiti’s wealth was greatly diminished after its hard earned independence, because of pure mismanagement. Successive Heads of

Amrit Maharaj

July 21st, 2016

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Students at the GATE

Students at the GATE

Education Minister, Anthony Garcia was in the news again this week expressing sentiments similar to last week, that he was concerned about a leak in information to the media. On this occasion though, his anxiety was over portions of the report on the GATE programme in the ...

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July 20th, 2016

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All Eyes On The Police!

All Eyes On The Police!

If a survey was done about our Police service, 9 out of 10 Trinis will probably say they have little or no confidence in them. In a law-abiding nation, one of the hallmarks of its functionality is a general respect for and adherence to the country’s rules of the roads. For ...

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July 19th, 2016

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Tobago Sandals

Tobago Sandals

Tobago tourism, the subject of recurring and repetitive rhetoric, was in the news again the past few weeks, with the announcement that the internationally known, up-scale resort chain SANDALS, is planning to build a 750 room hotel on the island. No one it seems, is rejecting

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July 18th, 2016

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Vacation Safety

Vacation Safety

This year’s July/August vacation is now in full swing and many parents may be taking some time off from their busy work schedules to spend time with their kids. The time home though, is eight weeks long and it’s there are several things parents need to consider in keeping ...

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July 15th, 2016

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Will GATE signal the end of gimme gimme syndrome?

Will GATE signal the end of gimme gimme syndrome?

For the next 2 weeks or so, hundreds of our nation’s tertiary level students will be biting nails and contemplating their next move as the government is set to rule on the future of the GATE programme. GATE is the acronym for Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses ...

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July 14th, 2016

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Hold Up Mr Selector!

Hold Up Mr Selector!

Despite having a new Chairman of Selectors, the West Indies Cricket Board continues to draw heat, with its approach to managing regional cricket. And Courtney Browne himself isn’t helping matters. Browne is (of course) the new Chairman of Selectors, taking over from the ...

Amrit Maharaj

July 13th, 2016

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Time to talk. Lets learn English first.

Time to talk. Lets learn English first.

Recent headlines proclaimed that the University of the West Indies had teamed up with the Mexican government to make the teaching of the Spanish language compulsory for all UWI students. And this to take effect from next year. The announcement was made at a symposium in ...

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July 12th, 2016

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