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No right-thinking person would have been surprised at the recent resignation of former Justices of Appeal Roger Hamel- Smith and Humphrey Stollmeyer as members of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC). Indeed, both gentlemen, who have doubtlessly served this country well, have been subject to such vilification to the extent that they have...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Now that SEA results have been released, people are going to point out yet again that this exam remains a problem. I’d like to be contrary and suggest that the real problem begins with a lack of any real school choice for parents.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

This September marks two years of PNM government and the recent chaos involving the revolving-door appointment of Marlene McDonald brings into contrast its greatest failure: leadership.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Samaan tree, as we know it, a majestic, evergreen, protected, sprawling species that provides shade and beauty, can be seen in many places exhibiting its powerful presence. One of the places this tree is found is in the 3rd Company Cemetery, opposite Perry Young road, Indian Walk, Moruga.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Dear Mr Commissioner of Police,

It gives me no pleasure writing to you on the subject matter but this action is born out of frustration.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

This is an open letter to the TTPS ACP South Region and the Children’s Authority.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Former Prime Minister Basdeo Panday’s statement “that there is a deep racial divide in our country that is going to get worse,” has been stated by many.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

As Minister of Public Utilities and Prime Minister, Dr Rowley has an opportunity to show all of Trinidad and Tobago how to efficiently manage a ministry, one of the first things one expects is a change in water distribution.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

As someone who has worked in “hot spot” communities for many years, as someone who has seen many a “soldier” lost to the streets both literally and figuratively, as someone who works constantly to change lives for the better, I was appalled, disappointed and shocked to know that Marlene McDonald...

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The first response that politicians, when challenged on matters affecting them, is “Let’s move on.” They adopt this almost as a default position to deflect attention from their failings.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The Minister of Health announced in Parliament that the central block of Port-of-Spain General Hospital is to be demolished and a new block constructed. He stated that the new block would have at least 500 beds.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The hope for an early election call by the People’s National Movement, is the equivalent of the leader of the opposition asking the American President to disband his Twitter account. There is no dream scene for getting back into power for the UNC-led Partnership government.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

I was glad when I heard approximately a month and a half ago that Maracas beach would be allocated $60 million for an upgrade.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

One definition of criminal justice is the “system of practices and institutions of governments directed at upholding social control, deterring and mitigating crime, and sanctioning those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts.”

Sunday, July 2, 2017

In this 21st century, it seems to be a worldwide problem that people who should know better are so insecure, that they need to boast.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

I’ve just witnessed another dismal performance by the West Indies against India.

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