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There are reports of an illegal quarry operating in the Matura forest. An excavator is on site, destroying the trees and digging for gravel. It’s been going on for months. The worst thing is that it’s happening in plain sight of the police. An investigation must start. It is alleged that Mack-sized quarry trucks park near to the Matura police station...

Saturday, March 25, 2017

I have read, and continue to read, the best science-based parenting books around. And yet I am continually surprised at how surprised I am by my children.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Parliament’s highly dedicated security corps was on the alert outside its Waterfront Complex location yesterday.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Lines at the bank can be like one of those post-carnival comedy shows. There’s always a character pulling for a laugh amid an atmosphere of tension and frustration.

“Only two teller on dis big Friday mornin’ and everbordy else walkin’ rong like iz ah muddlin show!”

Friday, March 24, 2017

Brazil is usually known for its sensual Carnival activities that heat up the same time as our Carnival. Now, however, the matter of rotted corned beef and chicken nuggets imported from there is also a boiling matter of national concern.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Between sexual violence statistics and the slow pace of legal progress for domestic workers, feminist activism often feels like running in the same place or, worse, pushing a boulder uphill each day only to start again at the bottom the next.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

By twinning investigative journalism with reporting on development stimulated some very interesting perspectives from regional reporters assembled for the event.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha had no choice but to seek redress from the Privy Council when the former PNM Government denied it a radio licence.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

According to a full-page ad published by the Equal Opportunities Commission, it appears putting on weight may be a sign of sexual harassment. So when women get fat, they can now blame men instead of cake.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Really, there should be a limit on how long after Carnival you can continue to talk about it uselessly, but the rabble babbles on. The latest is, or will be, UTT Carnival Studies students’ Carnival Review 2017 tomorrow.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Last Wednesday in Parliament, Minister Stuart Young said I never told the country about the curtailments of natural gas supply. He declared that I had continuously blamed it on maintenance and blamed it on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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