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On Carnival Friday evening a relative went to the airport to pick up two friends arriving from Maimi at 3.20 pm. She arrived at the airport at 4 pm allowing 40 minutes to clear immigration and customs. The flight arrived on time. My relative waited until 5 pm and not yet seeing her friends emerge, she called them. The response was that there were...

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Our Prime Minister openly stated that he had no issue with capital punishment as it is there in the law. I am once again in agreement with this, we cannot continue this way, losing the battle against crime in this country. Implement all that is legally available at our disposal.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Two Form Three pupils of the Ste Madeleine Secondary School were suspended earlier this week as a result of their actions against protesting teachers.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

I saw recently that yet another conference on education was held at UWI recently which was addressed by Minister Lovell Francis. I remember that nearly a year ago another education conference was held at the same venue and nothing came of it.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

The last line of your editorial on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 “Decision time on CAL’s future” stated that “ it makes no sense holding on to a loss-making entity.” I, and I am sure other rational thinkers, would agree to that assessment.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

The kind of robust interrogation reported in the media, of State Enterprises and government agencies at the Parliamentary Committee level, is cause for some optimism that the laxity of the past will no longer be allowed to continue.

Friday, March 17, 2017

The decision by the Government to introduce a bill to abolish trial by jury is receiving mixed reviews.

Friday, March 17, 2017

As a citizen of T&T I would like to express my support for the abolition of jury trials.

As pointed out in recent articles in the print media, trial by jury is a very time consuming and costly affair and usually results in the acquittal of the accused.

Friday, March 17, 2017

I really can’t see any real or logical reason for the urgent desire to scrap the trial by jury system. This is a democratic nation where the jury system has always been an essential part of the legal apparatus.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

I really can’t see any real or logical reason for the urgent desire to scrap the trial by jury system. This is a democratic nation where the jury system has always been an essential part of the legal apparatus.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Given the low esteem in which tourism has so obviously been held by successive governments, and the revolving political door that has resulted in the rotation of a half dozen tourism ministers, and as many TDC boards of directors over the last six years, the announcement of TDC’s impending...

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Victims of bullying in primary schools have now been more visible to the public. I have previously listed several research reports that found that bullying is widespread in the schools of T&T.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Our engineer Finance Minister, Colm Imbert, ignited a firestorm when he accused the last government of attempting to hide the losses of Petrotrin, which are really some $4.2billion (TT) between 2011 and 2016, since to him it should have been explicitly shown in Petrotrin’s books.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

This year as we celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, we stand behind women who challenge bias and inequality, campaign against violence, champion women’s education and who forge the advancement of women.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

We acknowledge the tremendous job done by SWAT men and women in uniform under the blazing sun and pouring rain at times to ensure the safety of everyone taking part in the biggest and most beautiful festival in the world, T&T Carnival.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Much of the news on Monday, March 6 focussed on groups of people praying about the upsurge of crime including but not isolated to crime/violence against women.

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