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Monday, April 16, 2018

Daily, we see newspaper headlines and stories chronicling the frightening reality that guns and ammunition, drugs and what sometimes appear to be human trafficking, are infiltrating our borders and are possibly contributing to our alarming crime statistics.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Daily, we see newspaper headlines and stories chronicling the frightening reality that guns and ammunition, drugs and what sometimes appear to be human trafficking, are infiltrating our borders and are possibly contributing to our alarming crime statistics.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

The Minister of Labour has announced that her ministry will be drafting a National Sexual Harassment Policy.

I hope that this policy will be fair to both genders, unlike the Ministry’s view towards employers. Otherwise, heaven help you if you are a male employer!

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Should more taxpayers’ money be spent to appeal the High Court ruling with regards to the LGBTQIA issue? This will involve:

• Cost of Appeal Court process;

• Cost of legal team for appeal for the State;

• Cost to be paid to other side, etc.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Heartiest congratulations to Jereem Richards on winning the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games men’s 200 metre final in Australia.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

The reason most Christians do not deem homosexuality acceptable is that they believe the body is the temple of God. Sinning against your own body desecrates God’s temple so it is a sin against God Himself.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

I refer to an advertisement in a daily newspaper headlined “WASA commemorates World Water Day 2018 and this year’s theme ‘Nature For Water.’”

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Were the people domiciled in Trinidad to continue in their laid-back complacent mode it could be a case of the unilateral, Tobago–centred and driven large scale amendment of the 1976 Republican Constitution using the back door of the Tobago Self-Government Bill that is now before a JSC for its...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Despite articles in the T&T Guardian and the desire of the Board of Inland Revenue and the Government of T&T to enhance their Tax Revenue Department, we are upon the deadline for Tax Returns of April 30 and citizens are unable to collect the necessary Tax Return Forms for their...

Monday, April 9, 2018

As a medical doctor over the many years, I have served many patients who were exposed to paraquat, a commonly used pesticide in T&T. The general public usually recognises this compound as “gramoxone”. This is a very dangerous weedicide which is used copiously in the agricultural sector.

Monday, April 9, 2018

The current social and economic problems facing T&T at this time pales when compared to our Spanish speaking neighbours in Venezuela. It is reported, via the media, that in the past year there has been rampant inflation and hyperinflation there.

Monday, April 9, 2018

A Christian NGO, T&T Cause, called the nation to come out April 6 and unite to preserve and protect the family and stop the following: The striking down of the buggery law legalising same-sex-marriage.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

I must say thanks to the athletes who continue to represent our beautiful land despite the many challenges that they face. Congrats to those who fought the good fight at the Carifta Games over the weekend and brought home medals.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

The foreign policy of T&T on any major international issue is usually dynamic, flexible and certainly not static nor cast in stone, except on certain fundamental human rights issues.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Since David Rudder sang Trini To The Bone, this expression has been bantered in many quarters, but are we patriotic towards T&T by our actions or words only?

Let us use as an example of the Pension Grant, better known as Old Age Pension, for those over 65 years of age.

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