Editorial

How Happy Are You?

How Happy Are You?

A two-island nation, nestled in the tropical Caribbean. Decades of overwhelming financial prosperity brought on by its natural resources, namely oil and natural gas. And for the most part, a forward-thinking population that continues to uplift itself and evolve. Sounds like ...

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March 23rd, 2018

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Rocking the Boat

Rocking the Boat

Sometimes it seems that our politicians do not have two cents to rub together. It boggles the mind that our twin island nation, does not own a ferry or a cargo boat. The case of the Superfast Galicia is testament to the lack of vision by successive governments to serve those

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March 22nd, 2018

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Criticism or Introspection

Criticism or Introspection

We refer to a recent media statement issued by Naparima MP Rodney Charles, who called for an apology from the deputy chairman of Sandals Resorts Adam Stewart for remarks he reportedly made about Trinidad and Tobago via a video conference. Mr. Charles said Mr. Stewart ...

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March 21st, 2018

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THE USUAL SUSPECTS MAKING THE ROUNDS

THE USUAL SUSPECTS MAKING THE ROUNDS

We’ve been in the business for some time now. 25 years actually. Yet we haven’t heard of any written or unwritten code that says media houses should not criticise each other. And by and large we don’t. There are references to “another newspaper or tv or Radio” but never name

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March 20th, 2018

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Why Work When Free $$$ Sharing?

Why Work When Free $$$ Sharing?

 Tobago is very much in the news these days. Actually its been headline news for several weeks with the issues swirling around transportation woes, the sea-bridge, the airbridge, the chief justice, the empty hotel rooms, the business community in shambles, even talk of a ...

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March 19th, 2018

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The Continuous Neglect Of Tobago’s Tourism Potential

The Continuous Neglect Of Tobago’s Tourism Potential

The people and government of our neighbouring country of Barbados are this week basking in the glory of their success in satisfying the needs of its most important sector, visitors to the island. According to a story in the Jamaica Observer last Sunday, Barbados was named ...

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March 16th, 2018

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The Blurred Line Of Cricket Sledging

The Blurred Line Of Cricket Sledging

Cricket, like most sports, can be a heated affair. Passionate men and women are vying for victory and their opponents won’t ever readily accept defeat. So, in a move to throw the opposition off their game, they sometimes sledge or make taunting or teasing remarks. Some see ...

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March 15th, 2018

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Transparency for Maxie Bills

Transparency for Maxie Bills

The pavement talk during last week’s Parliamentary sitting has captivated the nation. Trinis like bacchanal and that was an incident fitting of the definition. And in true Trini fashion, the confusion allowed a very important issue to go unnoticed and unaccounted for. For ...

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March 14th, 2018

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Foreign Exchange Madness

Foreign Exchange Madness

The state of our foreign exchange problem is not getting any better, and there’s nothing being done about it. We’ve heard numerous times about the woes of the business sector, especially the medium-sized businesses who are finding it difficult to get goods shipped to this ...

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March 13th, 2018

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OUR SORRY STATE IS THE PRODUCT OF BACKWARD LEADERS

OUR SORRY STATE IS THE PRODUCT OF BACKWARD LEADERS

As an Independent nation State, over the 55 year mark, surely we have reached the bottom of the barrel, the turning point of our downward slide, the end of our collective tether. How else can we ponder what is going on, what has gone on, and what, with each new day, is ...

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March 12th, 2018

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