Editorial

Banning Android Boxes Won’t Fix Poor Local Content

Banning Android Boxes Won’t Fix Poor Local Content

We are absolutely against attempts being made to scapegoat the use of Android Streaming Boxes as the cause of the slow and painful death of television and cable tv as we know them. Calls are being made by those with biased motives, and local operators of Cable and TV ...

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June 19th, 2018

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Why Shouldn’t We Want To Pay Property Tax?

Why Shouldn’t We Want To Pay Property Tax?

We’ve written quite a lot about the re-introduction of Property tax to the range of taxes citizens are liable for in this country. On reflection, maybe the previous regime which abandoned it, was short sighted in that having done away with a mere few dollars here and there, ...

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June 18th, 2018

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Appreciating Each Other

Appreciating Each Other

Trinidad and Tobago is a beautiful multicultural society. And we would like to think that it is also a tolerant one, where the various cultures also live in peace and harmony. That perception however has been hit hard in recent times, by some persons who feel they can say ...

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June 15th, 2018

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Challenging Our Right to Better Service

Challenging Our Right to Better Service

Another day, another uproar. This time, it has to do with reports of possible regulations to govern the use of Android boxes in Trinidad and Tobago. According to media reports, the call for such measures originates with subscription television providers, who reported a drop ...

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June 14th, 2018

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Two For One

Two For One

Commentary on instances of shootings in recent weeks or months have lamented the deaths of young, innocent boys, doing no more than opening their front doors, or sitting on their front steps playing with electronic tablets. That type of commentary comes often from either ...

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June 13th, 2018

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Social Media’s  View Of Police Credibility

Social Media’s View Of Police Credibility

The latest social media debacle that has confronted the local police service is the pictures that surfaced over the weekend of a marked patrol vehicle sunk in the sand on a beach. It is alleged that officers were investigating reports of guns and drugs on the beach when ...

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June 12th, 2018

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Our Lingering Race Issue

Our Lingering Race Issue

After half a century as an independent country, we here in Trinidad and Tobago still cannot seem to come to terms with our multi-cultural background. And what’s worse, we are hypocrites about it. How many times have we been proud to claim a Trinbagonian who has done well for

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June 11th, 2018

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A NATION DISGUSTED WITH NO ACTION AND CHILDISH BANTER

A NATION DISGUSTED WITH NO ACTION AND CHILDISH BANTER

Local politicians must know by now that the country is fed up, tired and perhaps angry with the constant bickering, nitpicking and stupidity of what passes for parliamentary debate, government, governance, formal opposition and leadership. We long ago reached the level of ...

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June 8th, 2018

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Tech Addiction is no LOL Matter

Tech Addiction is no LOL Matter

Here’s a valid question for you today. What would you do if you realised that you forgot your mobile phone home one morning and were already a good distance away heading to the office. Would you turn around and fetch the phone or just forget it until you got home after

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June 7th, 2018

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Saving Our Humanity in the Face of Crime

Saving Our Humanity in the Face of Crime

Crime is killing who we are as Trinbagonians. In the past, we here have always prided ourselves as being a warm, welcoming people. Trinis can get along with anyone, and rally around those in need. Lately though, some people have gone over to the dark side. The current crime ...

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June 6th, 2018

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