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Editorial

Editorial

If T&T was always a sane, rationale country—in which politicians seek the nation’s interest, however that is construed—when Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, gets up in Parliament today to put the Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEA) bill to a vote, he would have the unanimous support from the attending Opposition Members of Parliament.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Out of a population of 1.4 million, recent developments involving 130 nationals might appear too miniscule to be bothered with in the normal scheme of things.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

It may seem odd that Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest crude oil exporter, set itself bold targets to reduce its own dependency on oil and gas for its energy needs.

Monday, February 20, 2017

It has been frequently noted that a mere 30 minutes of heavy rainfall brings the capital city to a standstill.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

An article in today’s Sunday Guardian reporting that T&T nationals in the United States are feeling extreme anxiety as a result of the crackdown by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on undocumented immigrants is both understandable and regrettable.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The hue and cry raised this week over lead leaching into water courses from the Guanapo landfill is a textbook example of too little, too late. No amount of haste now by the Government to remedy the problem can erase years, perhaps decades, of neglect of the country’s waste management systems....

Friday, February 17, 2017

Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi’s recent pronouncement of an intention to amend the Cybercrime Bill to deal with social media abusers has brought the country to another crossroads in its still young life.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

One of the axioms of 21st century life in the Caribbean, and elsewhere, is that people and companies are paid for the work they do for others.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

It is time to change the direction of the national dialogue on violence against women, time to move on from the current postures of blaming and shaming and allow room for healthier conversations that can lead to solutions.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A few months ago, in a strongly worded public statement, the Industrial Court warned that any attempts to “impugn its impartiality or diminish the importance of its role and function will not be countenanced.” It also cautioned critics against blurring the boundaries between “criticism and...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A few months ago, in a strongly worded public statement, the Industrial Court warned that any attempts to “impugn its impartiality or diminish the importance of its role and function will not be countenanced.” It also cautioned critics against blurring the boundaries between “criticism and...

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