Editorial

The Mental Status Of Our Nation

The Mental Status Of Our Nation

Is Trinidad and Tobago a nation of individuals suffering from mental health issues. Seriously, are we? And we’re not asking in a sarcastic or condescending tone but one of serious concern for our wellbeing. We ask the question based on several factors, mainly our ...

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November 6th, 2017

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Gambling With Gaming Legislation

Gambling With Gaming Legislation

There are a number of vices that see a spike in activity during hard times. One is gambling and another is alcohol consumption. While bars and other watering holes may dispute this theory, we must acknowledge that many drinkers choose to do so within the confines of their ...

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November 3rd, 2017

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The True Christmas Spirit

The True Christmas Spirit

It has begun. Christmas is perhaps the most popular of all the holidays and T&T has already switched into gear for it. Some people might be listening to this and think “Why an editorial on Christmas? It is still 7 weeks away”. Others though are likely to be “Christmas!! ...

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November 2nd, 2017

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Good Trinis

Good Trinis

Whoever said Trinis were self-seeking and uncaring, they lied. Many, believe the art of kindness seems to be dying, and the scourge of criminal incidents, ‘bad driving’ and other “unneighbourly behaviour” are not helping to defend that notion. Point in case: Hurricane ...

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November 1st, 2017

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Highlighting The Excellence In Education

Highlighting The Excellence In Education

Today we choose to focus not on any bone of contention or controversy. Instead, we opt to highlight what we see as not just commendable but critical towards the continued upliftment of our country, i.e. educational achievements par excellence. Government awarded almost 400 ...

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October 31st, 2017

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Banning Camera Phones In Schools Won’t Stop Criminal Activity

Banning Camera Phones In Schools Won’t Stop Criminal Activity

In our editorial last Thursday we touched on the issue of an apparent mobile phone video of what appeared to be a schoolboy physically assaulting another. We talked about the consequences of such an attack taking place in a school and the repercussions for all parties ...

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October 30th, 2017

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Time To Clean House

Time To Clean House

Now that the resentment and rage has begun to subside somewhat over the devastation from recent flooding, we are probably in a better position to put some rational thought behind what has happened and the way forward. It’s time to identify what we want to keep and what

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October 27th, 2017

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A Lesson  Not Learned

A Lesson Not Learned

This week the citizens were up in arms online about a video depicting questionable interaction between two students at a secondary school. The material was only a few seconds long, and has divided the population as to what was going on. First things first, the video has ...

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October 26th, 2017

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Stepping up the Social  Media game

Stepping up the Social Media game

More than 1900 reports in a matter of days is no small thing. Those reports were made to the ODPM from various areas of the country, following siginificant rainfall that led to flooding issues and landslides. Yet, the head of the country’s disaster management agency said ...

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October 25th, 2017

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ODPM, A Disaster Itself

ODPM, A Disaster Itself

Yesterday we echoed the Nation’s disappointment and outrage over the lack of dependability from the first-response authorities during our darkest hour. On the front burner is the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management. That debate has not simmered and today we ...

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October 24th, 2017

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