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The track and field team, led by double sprint queen Khalifa St Fort, and the swim team, led by Gabriela Donahue, who had a five gold medal haul, made their parents and compatriots proud with their performances. For this they must be congratulated, since their achievements represent the culmination of months of hard work and commitment towards the goal...

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Friday’s downgrade of T&T’s long-term sovereign credit rating by the ratings agency Standard and Poor’s is a signal to Finance Minister Colm Imbert that he needs to do more to either substantially increase the country’s revenue or reduce its expenditure or both.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

A raging debate has now developed over the National Primary School Principals’ Association’s (NAPSPA) recommendation of a change in primary school hours. In particular, the suggestion that the lunch hour be cut in half has drawn criticism from many education stakeholders.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

With a statement, information on its website and with full-page newspaper advertisements, the Ministry of Finance began in earnest the process of collecting taxes from owners of all properties in T&T, signalling a return of this tax after an eight-year hiatus.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Non-Violence Begins With Me Movement, which began with 40 days of prayer, followed by 40 days of action and culminated on Easter Monday with a peace rally and concert at the Queen’s Park Savannah, is a strong starting point for initiatives aimed at developing a culture of peace and non-...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The father of a teenager was asked by the mother to speak to their daughter to try and change her view of the world.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

No death penalty and no licks in school. These were the Easter messages coming, in separate sermons, from Roman Catholic Archbishop Joseph Harris and Fr Martin Sirju.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

In the two interviews he conducted last week—one with CNC3’s Morning Brew programme and the other with a radio station—Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley raised the issue of the possibility that proper procurement procedures were not followed with regard to the Super Fast Galicia, the inter-island...

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Days into the fire storm over what appeared to be a total failure to plan and properly manage the crucial inter-island cargo transportation service, comes the revelation by the Attorney General that the contract securing the services of the Super Fast Galicia may have been compromised.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Wednesday’s announcement of a new housing initiative from two private sector entities—Canada-based Wylde Orchid Design and Management Ltd and local firm Prime US International Ltd—was a breath of fresh air to many citizens.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It is one of the striking paradoxes of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley that sometimes it can be perceived that he is beyond the boundary and at other times he is very much the captain on the field, directing his players on the appropriateness of their positioning and making intelligent changes in...