When Will Our Children’s Education Be Taken Seriously?
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When Will Our Children’s Education Be Taken Seriously?

When Will Our Children’s Education Be Taken Seriously?

As the smoke clears and the euphoria subsides over the results of the SEA Exams released on Tuesday, many families are today thinking a bit clearer about the future of their young children who sat the exam and the path that they must now journey. At times like these, the ...

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July 6th, 2017

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The Dangers Of Overindulgence

The Dangers Of Overindulgence

About two weeks ago, a Doctor Rolston writing in a local newspaper said he or she would be wealthy if there was a dollar for every time someone said alcohol does NOT affect them or that they do not drink heavily. The article said “there are those who genuinely don’t ...

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July 5th, 2017

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Citizens, Stand Up for Our Children!

Citizens, Stand Up for Our Children!

We as citizens need to get serious about protecting this nation’s children. On Saturday a video went viral, showing a woman physically, verbally and emotionally abusing a toddler. The child is just 22 months old. In the video, his mother forcefully hits him with a handbag, ...

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July 4th, 2017

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“Much Ado About Nothing”

“Much Ado About Nothing”

It is said that with great power comes great responsibility. But how that power is wielded will always remain debatable, somewhat. Mario Sabga-Aboud faced a fierce backlash after his statement that the Syrian community, though the smallest representation in T&T’s diverse

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July 3rd, 2017

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More Action on Crime, Please

More Action on Crime, Please

What would it take again for more action on crime and instilling additional fear into criminals or potential criminals in this country? We’re almost through six months in the year and the murder toll continues to rise. The latest round has seen heinous activities, including ...

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June 30th, 2017

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Floods…Or The Fire Next Time

Floods…Or The Fire Next Time

When will our political animals…our parliamentarians…..our state-related heads of enterprises, do their best for us? That is, stop the one-upmanship, the bickering and noisy, unnecessary squabbling over all things large and small? For the most part, it seems there will be no

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June 29th, 2017

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Litterbugs

Litterbugs

Some people NEVER learn. Tropical Storm Bret brought howling winds, torrential rainfall and some choice lessons. For one, we learned that this country is NOT prepared to handle a storm that wasn’t even the strongest of systems. Bret had just qualified to be a storm when it ...

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June 28th, 2017

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Compensation and  Grants

Compensation and Grants

We’re now in the aftermath of a major flooding issue caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Bret, and from the looks of it, many areas are in need of assistance. Flooding is not an unusual issue in this country, and almost every year there is a localized case due to heavy ...

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June 27th, 2017

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“Out of Bret”

“Out of Bret”

Tropical Storm Bret hit this country hard. Not as hard as some countries have been hit by other storms, but definitely hard compared to what we here have experienced before. The impact has been widespread, and it will take some time for life to return to normal in many ...

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June 23rd, 2017

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IS God Really A Trini?

IS God Really A Trini?

Given that we survived the effects of Tropical Storm Brett on Monday evening into Tuesday morning, Trinis would be breathing a collective sigh of relief. At least in the bigger picture. No deaths and no major injuries to human or animal life. There is however, the nasty ...

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June 22nd, 2017

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