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Former United States President, Barrack Obama once said, “If you think education is expensive, wait until you see how much ignorance costs in the 21st century.” No matter how one interprets and applies this statement, it is inevitable that we have a lot to pay for in the days ahead. National institutions are simply falling apart under this administration...

Saturday, July 22, 2017

She may have been low profile, post (second) Ministerial dismissal recently, but PNM MP Marlene McDonald’s back “in the political saddle” in other areas.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

As a former Deputy Director of Education/Head of Quality Assurance in a London Borough, my observation is that if we are committed to excellence in teaching and learning, then our education system needs to be restructured.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The thought of bringing children into this de­praved world used to give me pause. Three years of working in non-profits to support victims of sex crimes placed ten thousand nightmares into my mind’s eye. I have learned to eliminate that fear by fighting to make a difference.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar SC is right! At the recently held meeting between her and Prime Minister Dr Rowley, she refused to support any legislative avenues which the Government may be considering in an effort to solve the recent judicial/JLSC mess.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

I have been coming across a growing number of people who, like me, have become addicted to the Parliament Channel. In my view, it is one of the best things on local television.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

I am asked time and time again, if I were prime minister what would I do differently. Within the first 100 days of my administration, I would take legislation to Parliament to change the way we manage ourselves. I would establish over 80 communities categorised into cities, towns and villages....

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The answer simply is...many times. 

Not because they’re harden, it’s because they’re human. 

Sunday, July 16, 2017

My last column couldn’t fit all the inspiring post-SEA messages for families with children bound for the nation’s lowest-ranked secondary schools that I received from a generation of high achievers who’ve graduated from them.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

It’s been over a month since Trinidad was featured on the now infamous “Bourdain show”. Considering what we saw, or to be more precise, what was shown to us, we need to ask ourselves what the expectation was in the first place.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Last Tuesday at the Conversations with the Prime Minister event in Point Fortin, Prime Minister Keith Rowley made the following statement:

“You know that I am the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. I am the only person here who can call the elections.”

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