Editorial

Time to end Gov’t ‘freeness’

Time to end Gov’t ‘freeness’

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION From all reports, and despite a depressed economy and decreased funding from government, it seems this years Divali celebrations came off successfully as usual. All over the country, celebrations were held culminating in the grand show at the ...

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November 1st, 2016

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Good Service at the Piarco Airport

Good Service at the Piarco Airport

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION It so easy at times to highlight all that is wrong in our society, from failings in the system to the attitudes of public servants and those in the customer service industry. Which is why today’s editorial will pay tribute to certain folks ...

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October 31st, 2016

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Forward ever, backward never

Forward ever, backward never

CLICK FOR AUDIO VERSION Like many others, we are concerned that almost one quarter of our population, 24.5% or about 300,000 live below the poverty line. Its a startling revelation, and also like others, we wonder why those results of research done in 2014, have only now ...

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October 28th, 2016

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Cash for Gas

Cash for Gas

CLICK FOR AUDIO VERSION Motorists were upset this week upon hearing news that from Friday they will not be able to pay for fuel without cash, at a majority of the nation’s gas stations. It’s become a norm now for persons to use with Linx or Credit Cards to pay for many items

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October 27th, 2016

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The dangers of Social Media

The dangers of Social Media

CLICK FOR AUDIO VERSION The circulation of viral videos on social media is nothing new as we have been bombarded with them for the past several years depicting everything from cute puppies at play to horrific murders. And the ones that surfaced last weekend allegedly of a ...

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October 26th, 2016

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Where’s the Sex Education?

Where’s the Sex Education?

CLICK FOR AUDIO VERSION On a yearly basis in T&T, approximately 2,500 teenage girls become pregnant by men who are significantly older than they are. So says former Education Minister and Caroni East MP Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, is response to a call from UWI St Augustine for ...

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October 25th, 2016

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The AJAMU Factor

The AJAMU Factor

CLICK FOR AUDIO VERSION Today, we’re more than happy to pay tribute to a young man of the Beetham, and to honour his single mother who brought him to the ripe “old age” of 18. Ajamu Crosby, against most odds, not only achieved excellence in his Advanced Proficiency ...

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October 24th, 2016

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Indiscriminate use of Fireworks

Indiscriminate use of Fireworks

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION The Divali Season is in full swing, not only in Trinidad and Tobago, but the rest of the world, as Hindus gear up for celebrations next weekend. Over the years in this country, the use of fireworks has become a popular way to celebrate, aside ...

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October 21st, 2016

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Errant Motorists

Errant Motorists

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION It’s been a few months since the Speed Gun laws were enforced and close to seven thousand tickets have since been issued to errant motorists. With the continued enforcement of laws on motorists comes word that plans are in place to begin sending ...

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October 20th, 2016

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Killers operating with impunity

Killers operating with impunity

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION The murders of 2 men in Curepe on Sunday evening and the recent newspaper headline ‘more murders than days in the year’ has resonated forcefully among the national community, hopefully creating a chink in the armour of our ...

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October 19th, 2016

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