Editorial

Divali In Our Malls

Divali In Our Malls

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION We’re into October and Christmas is in the air! Indeed, in some shopping complexes, decorations began going up before September had even ended. Some persons are already enjoying the festive vibe. For others though, it is a stark reminder that in ...

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October 5th, 2016

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Windies Cricket Issues

Windies Cricket Issues

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION Despite our grievances with the West Indies over the last decade and a half, their T20 exploits have given us reason to be proud. In the ongoing series with Pakistan though, it was yet another case of another series, another humiliation. Even ...

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October 4th, 2016

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Personal pride should determine dress code

Personal pride should determine dress code

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION In Toronto the past few days, the question of values and standards existing and sustained in the education system, resurfaced in some sections of the media, as it often does. And as it also often does, the discussion contrasts the benefits and ...

Amrit Maharaj

October 3rd, 2016

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Setting the wrong example for the country

Setting the wrong example for the country

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION Our editorial yesterday referred to the attentiveness we sometimes give to other people’s interests while turning a blind eye, so to speak, to our own interests. It was suggested in direct reference to the intrigue of Donald Trump-Hilary ...

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September 30th, 2016

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Keeping abreast of local politics

Keeping abreast of local politics

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION The US Presidential debate happened on Monday and it was easily the event of the year. It was THE trending topic online and the on the screen of countless televisions. According to Nielsen, the debate broke the US record for a televised event of ...

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September 29th, 2016

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Being Vigilant and Prepared

Being Vigilant and Prepared

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION The rainy season bring lots of showers, winds and the possibilities of flash flooding that can hamper the lives of citizens in one way or the other. It doesn’t matter if they’re in the city of Port of Spain or in a rural part of Trinidad, ...

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September 28th, 2016

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The Child Marriages debate continues

The Child Marriages debate continues

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION Recent developments on the national scene have sought to fully occupy our attention in recent days. The most prominent of these were the still-unsolved kidnapping of a mother of 2 from Debe last week, and the upcoming National Budget this Friday.

Amrit Maharaj

September 27th, 2016

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Worker Salary Bonuses and Increases

Worker Salary Bonuses and Increases

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION Very recently in England a few companies started abolishing annual bonuses which are separate and apart from salary increases. In some quarters the move is seen as an unprecedented step, but regulators who have long given mixed signals about the ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 26th, 2016

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Death by Hospital.

Death by Hospital.

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION Like most of you, we have lost count of the number of incidents that remind us our health system is in a state of absolute crisis. And these are only the ones that have reached the public domain. The intensity at which the system’s inefficiencies

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September 23rd, 2016

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Litterbugs

Litterbugs

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION For far too long, citizens have been getting away with littering and the problem has become a major one as attitudes towards the issue remain the same. Littering occurs in every part of the country, and despite the appeals from several quarters, ...

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September 22nd, 2016

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