Editorial

TOO MUCH FAKE ABOUT THE QUAKE

TOO MUCH FAKE ABOUT THE QUAKE

The biggest story last week was our country being affected by the earthquake, no doubt. With no lives lost, no injuries and minimal damage to road and infrastructure, we are definitely counting our blessings. The intensity and length of the shake was a firstexperience for ...

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August 27th, 2018

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What about the Pepper Spray, Mr. Commissioner?

What about the Pepper Spray, Mr. Commissioner?

As is the case nowadays, crime continues to be a daily topic and one which citizens do not enjoy talking about. It’s important though, to continue the discussion on how we can become safer, and how we can protect our families from the criminal elements that are ‘worse than ...

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August 24th, 2018

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Sending Gun Emojis to the Police Commissioner

Sending Gun Emojis to the Police Commissioner

It’s widely known by now that the country, after several years, finally has a fully-appointed Commissioner of Police who is now eager and willing to do something about crime. Gary Griffith has officially taken office and one of his first moves as Top Cop was to establish a ...

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August 23rd, 2018

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Sorry about the Sari?

Sorry about the Sari?

  After the sari debacle caused uproar amongst large parts of our population, the Prime Minister finally apologized last Saturday. For those who may not have the incident directly in their recollection, let us revisit what the issue entailed. Two Sundays ago, at the PNM

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August 22nd, 2018

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Apology of the Century

Apology of the Century

After a spark of backlash from the Hindu community over a skit performed at the recent PNM family day in Central Trinidad, the Prime Minister has finally apologized for his party’s misdeed. The National Security Minister also apologized, and oddly enough, these were not the ...

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August 21st, 2018

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BIGGER FISH HAVE BEEN FRIED

BIGGER FISH HAVE BEEN FRIED

Garry Griffith has just completed his first weekend as the nation’s newest Police Commissioner. This after 6 years of having an Acting Commissioner at the helm while criminals seem to have gotten the upper hand on civility in every possible sphere. And while we are not

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August 20th, 2018

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Vote For We and We Will Set You Free

Vote For We and We Will Set You Free

Today, we focus on a hot topic that is often overlooked, but is something that needs addressing in a big way. That is, representation at the highest level by Parliamentarians who ask for your vote and hardly ever show up again. On Tuesday, we saw MP Fitzgerald Hinds visit ...

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August 17th, 2018

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More Than Just A Sari…

More Than Just A Sari…

For a country that prides itself on being a “melting pot”, we just can’t seem to give each other basic respect. Worse yet, there are some who merge politics, race and culture, creating a flawed and misinformed perspective. The ‘sari skit’ is the culmination of this, and it ...

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August 16th, 2018

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Speak Only When Spoken To

Speak Only When Spoken To

Is it just us or has everyone else noticed a spike lately in the tit for tat childishness between government and those opposed to them? And is it just us or is everyone else sick of reading about this daily nonsense rather than probable solutions to the myriad of problems we

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August 15th, 2018

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What Sweet In Goat Mouth…

What Sweet In Goat Mouth…

Ask any Trini about the national state of affairs and they should be on the ball. The media makes our situation quite vivid, sometimes even sensationally so, so it’s no secret really. Whether it be the scourge of crime, our economic insipidness or anything in between, locals

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August 14th, 2018

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