Editorial

Bullying In Schools

Bullying In Schools

Today, we shall take a look an issue that is not native to this country, or is a recent development. Bullying is one of many issues plauging the school system and seems to be kept under the radar at most times. Only when there’s a publicized incident, then we hear from the ...

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February 3rd, 2017

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Sugary drinks ban, why not?

Sugary drinks ban, why not?

Sugar has been linked to obesity, and suspected of, or fully implicated as a cause in the occurrence of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia, macular degeneration, and tooth decay. Sugar also provides calories with no added nutrients and can damage your metabolism in ...

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February 2nd, 2017

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Sugar, we’re going down…

Sugar, we’re going down…

Sugar has been linked to obesity, and suspected of, or fully implicated as a cause in the occurrence of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia, macular degeneration, and tooth decay. Sugar also provides calories with no added nutrients and can damage your metabolism in ...

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February 2nd, 2017

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Are we serious about national security?

Are we serious about national security?

We have been extremely vocal about the crime situation in T&T, almost incessantly so. Being a topic that can never be overstated, we felt the need once again to express our anger, frustration and downright abhorrence to the level it has reached. Over the last weekend ...

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February 1st, 2017

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IT’S TIME TO WALK THE TALK

IT’S TIME TO WALK THE TALK

 Amid escalating crime, particularly the more than fifty murders in this month of January, the Prime Minister’s statement appealing to young people to stay away from crime, and his sympathy to those who have lost loved ones, is simply not good enough. At least, it seems its ...

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January 31st, 2017

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Please don’t exhale!

Please don’t exhale!

Today we wish to acknowledge a courageous and plausible move by our friends in Barbados who took a bold stance recently in protecting its citizenry from the damages of smoking. It appears that the Ministry of Health in Bridgetown has banned the smoking of e-cigarettes in ...

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January 30th, 2017

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Clean Up Your Act

Clean Up Your Act

Today, we take time to commend the Government for its positive move to clean up this country. For far too long, we as citizens continue to abandon our duty to keep our surroundings clean. Whether it’s our own yards, our communities or general public spaces – it’s a mess. ...

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January 27th, 2017

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The Point of Paternity  Leave

The Point of Paternity Leave

Should women be more responsible for raising children than men? Or should it be an equal job? Clearly, gender roles are still very traditional, despite modern times. It is true that women may feel a stronger connection to their children, given the fact that they’ve carried ...

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January 26th, 2017

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Change in Tobago?

Change in Tobago?

Another election battle came to a somewhat anti-climactic end on Monday. After weeks of campaigning on the sister isle, the tussle for the Tobago House of Assembly reigns fell to the ruling People’s National Movement once again – for an unprecedented fifth consecutive ...

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January 25th, 2017

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The Denominational advantage

The Denominational advantage

Jamille Broome writing in one Sunday paper, says that as a society, we have failed our students from underprivileged backgrounds, and that government at some stage will have to address the imbalance. He claims that for far too long, schools that are not considered “prestige”

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January 24th, 2017

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