Editorial

Tabloid Drivel Disguised As News

Tabloid Drivel Disguised As News

Today, another look at so-called journalism in Trinidad and Tobago.  Why is it we in the media repeatedly report with all the gory detail, the every action, word and exploit of gangsters, con artists, corrupt politicians, and as we lamented the other day….headline hogs and ...

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April 6th, 2018

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Our Broken Education System

Our Broken Education System

The Ministry of Education continues to stand by the antiquated beast that is the Secondary Entrance Assessment Exam. The SEA Exam took over from Common Entrance, as the means by which students are sorted and sent to secondary schools across Trinidad and Tobago. It is a ...

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April 5th, 2018

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Tobago Being Left Behind

Tobago Being Left Behind

Tobago is not suffering? That question continues to boggle our minds as the country’s top officials are blatantly denying the issues affecting the island, especially at this time. Sure, there is food on the shelves, and there are people catching fishes to ensure they can ...

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April 4th, 2018

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“The Consequences Of Batting Outside Your Crease”

“The Consequences Of Batting Outside Your Crease”

The cricketing world was left aghast and angry in the face of the Australian ball tampering scandal last week and its ensuing developments. Australian Captain Steve Smith, Vice Captain David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were at the centre of the whole debacle, with Bancroft ...

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April 3rd, 2018

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The Bad ‘Seeds’ Among Our Police Bloom Before Our Eyes

The Bad ‘Seeds’ Among Our Police Bloom Before Our Eyes

If ever you were told that there was corruption within the protective services and you were a sceptic like some of us, you may dismiss it as heresy or ask for physical evidence. Well, after the recent viral video of a man in a car asking a uniformed police officer for a ...

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April 2nd, 2018

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Has Social Media Made Us Dispassionate Beings?

Has Social Media Made Us Dispassionate Beings?

The gunning down of the infamous automotive dealer, Sheron Sukhdeo on Monday night is possibly one of the speediest distribution of local information via social media that we’ve ever witnessed. Within a few minutes of Mr. Sukhdeo being shot by assailants in Chaguanas, ...

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March 30th, 2018

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THE POLITICAL FOOTBALL THAT IS TOBAGOO

THE POLITICAL FOOTBALL THAT IS TOBAGOO

The audacity! Two Tobago based politicians presumed to dismiss and replace comments made by Tobagonians themselves, about the state of the island in the wake of our sea-bridge issues. Here’s a short recap. Last Friday in the House of Representatives, Tobago East MP Ayanna ...

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March 29th, 2018

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Help Them Before Its Too Late

Help Them Before Its Too Late

Well, it’s been an odd week or so for teenagers, especially students who have made headlines for one reason or the other. There were some good headlines, including that of Naps student Sydney Mohan who performed so well at the Trinidad and Tobago Music Festival, she copped ...

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March 28th, 2018

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THE SENSELESS AND HUMILIATING DEMANDS OF LOCAL BANKS

THE SENSELESS AND HUMILIATING DEMANDS OF LOCAL BANKS

In last Sunday’s newspaper, Consumer advocate, Trevor Hosten wrote on the vexing issue of demands made by banks when one tries to open a chequeing account. He says “Trinidad’s inflated requirements are: two picture ID’s, a job letter and pay slip, a utility bill, and ...

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March 27th, 2018

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Putting The Cart Before The Horse

Putting The Cart Before The Horse

Just about a week ago, we read in a daily newspaper, a report that stated, the government, through its Tourism Minister was contracting National Geographic to do a social media campaign to promote this country. And the look of bewilderment  on your face now was similar to ...

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March 26th, 2018

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