Time To Stop The Handouts And Encourage Innovation
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Time To Stop The Handouts And Encourage Innovation

Time To Stop The Handouts And Encourage Innovation

Writing in the one of the local dailies recently, Michael Harris described as foolishness, the pandering by successive governments to various cultural, social and religious organizations seeking to fund their parochial festivities. More than foolishness, he said giving away ...

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June 21st, 2017

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Two Burning Issues

Two Burning Issues

Two issues today, which we feel are worth repeating, although in both instances…it seems that we’ve joined, or been forced into the proverbial “voices in the wilderness”. We cry out against the defacing of our public spaces by budding entrepreneurs and well-established ...

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June 20th, 2017

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After 12 is NOT Lunch!

After 12 is NOT Lunch!

Finally. The Miscellaneous Provisions Act aka the Marriage Bill was passed with a resounding majority last week, effectively outlawing Child Marriages, that is, marriage to children below the age of 18. The highly contentious topic was one of hot debate over the past months,

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June 16th, 2017

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Hitching A Ride

Hitching A Ride

We’re in 2017, the national bus service has been in operation for decades and it’s no secret that thousands of citizens seek transportation on a daily basis to get around. At the same time, the Public Transport Service Corporation, one of the main modes of transportation in ...

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June 14th, 2017

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A Society In Rapid Decay

A Society In Rapid Decay

Just take a good look at our national landscape and it could be easily concluded that we Trini’s lack national pride. And by national landscape we do not mean our physical surroundings only but anything and everything that makes up this island nation of Trinidad and ...

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June 13th, 2017

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Immigration Forms

Immigration Forms

Today we take a look at the immigration forms citizens and visitors have to fill out before entering this country. The long form, which asks for persons’ travel document information and personal information, also has a second form attached to it to be handed to Customs. In ...

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June 12th, 2017

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Fix The Laws To Arrest The ‘Known Criminals’

Fix The Laws To Arrest The ‘Known Criminals’

One reaction to the recent terrorist attacks in England is a petition for drastic measures to be taken against anyone known to be, or suspected of being, a radical terrorist. At last count, just two days after last Saturday’s incident in London, over 145,000 people had ...

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June 9th, 2017

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Is This What They Meant By ‘Bringing Out The Big Guns’?

Is This What They Meant By ‘Bringing Out The Big Guns’?

Can we ever get a straight answer for anything these days? Seems not, especially when it comes to matters of national importance and public concern. We’ve said many times that the intelligence of the populace is continuously being insulted, and well, here we go again. ...

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June 8th, 2017

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Judging those in charge of the Judges

Judging those in charge of the Judges

Our Judiciary is facing an upheaval of titanic proportions. The Chief Justice no longer has the confidence of the majority of the legal fraternity. And in addition to that, the Judicial Legal and Services Commission is facing allegations in the court that it is operating ...

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June 7th, 2017

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If It Tastes Like Rice and Looks Like Rice…It Probably Isn’t

If It Tastes Like Rice and Looks Like Rice…It Probably Isn’t

Fake news. Fake eyelashes. Fake friends. It certainly seems that there’s more fake stuff today than a few years ago. And there are several reasons for that. Greed? A need for attention? Technological developments? Yes, they have all contributed to what seems like a ...

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June 6th, 2017

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