Editorial

New Energy Is Expected With A New NPTA Leader

New Energy Is Expected With A New NPTA Leader

After almost 2 decades of reporting in the news on the activities of NPTA President, Zena Ramatali, it would to take some getting used to saying the name of the newly elected leader of the National Parent Teachers Association. After all, saying the same thing repeatedly for ...

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November 20th, 2017

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Make Hay While The Sun Shines

Make Hay While The Sun Shines

The Prime Minister says public servants would not be allowed to hold the country to ransom as he expresses outrage over the absence of Immigration Officers at Piarco last Sunday. The National Security Minister says, action will be taken against Immigration Officers found to ...

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November 17th, 2017

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For The Mental Health of Our Children

For The Mental Health of Our Children

Mental health is an issue that is NOT being talked about enough in Trinidad and Tobago. It is unsurprising therefore that the matter of mental disorders in children, is not even on the radar. On Wednesday, Parliament’s Joint Select Committee convened to discuss this very ...

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November 16th, 2017

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Grow The Food, Reduce The Bill!

Grow The Food, Reduce The Bill!

The national budget presentation has come and gone, and citizens are mostly aware now of what they’ll have to face financially in the coming year. Government has been pushing to get their revenues up and costs down, and many areas are being impacted, directly affecting ...

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November 15th, 2017

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Pitching A Message To The Right Audience

Pitching A Message To The Right Audience

A couple weeks ago, we came across an article that highlighted the feature speaker at a prestigious school’s Graduation and Awards Ceremony conveying a debatable message to the impressionable young minds there. While we were lukewarm about highlighting this in an Editorial ...

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November 14th, 2017

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Unnecessary Aggravations Plaguing The Nation

Unnecessary Aggravations Plaguing The Nation

The continuous inconvenience that motorists face on a daily basis without any sort of intervention is quite likely a contributing factor to the anger displayed in every facet of life here in good ole T&T. In a newspaper column earlier this month, entitled T&T –

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November 13th, 2017

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Increasing Utility Rates

Increasing Utility Rates

We’ve been warned on multiple occasions by those most high in authority about an impending increase in the rates for our water and electricity. And, with the country facing such harsh financial woes, it may well be on the cards for the Government, as mentioned in the ...

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November 10th, 2017

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Psa’s Troubling Call To Stay Home

Psa’s Troubling Call To Stay Home

It comes as no surprise that condemnation has been pouring in, left, right and centre of Watson Duke’s call earlier this week for workers of the Board of Inland Revenue and Customs and Excise to take ‘holidays’ today and tomorrow. The reason: Duke feels the

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November 9th, 2017

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Time To Clean Up Our Act

Time To Clean Up Our Act

Trinbagonians need to start working for the environment. This week, international media houses highlighted a worrying development: a gigantic mass of garbage just floating in the Caribbean Sea. It consisted primarily of “plastic and polystyrene” and was spotted off the coast

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November 8th, 2017

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Transparency Lacking. Again.”

Transparency Lacking. Again.”

One of the pragmatic pillars of an accurate democracy is lucidity in political acts. This holds sturdy for any rightly-functioning Government. Based on a recent newspaper article though, we are again perplexed the degree of condescension, if any, from those in upper echelons

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November 7th, 2017

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