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Friday, September 22, 2017

With the increase in attacks against women in T&T and a government that is unable to effectively handle the onslaught of the criminal elements, it is my hope that pepper sprays are decriminalised in this country where crime has become completely out of control with no hope that the current...

Friday, September 22, 2017

Contrary to what many may think, the PNM and UNC are not without vision or awareness of what is required for progress in Trinidad and Tobago. The two major political parties and their leadership are aware of the need for unity among our people.

Friday, September 22, 2017

In the early 70’s I was attending college in San Fernando. I walked to Skinner Park to attend an intercol game. We sat and waited and waited. The away team never showed up. Maybe, just maybe they knew what was in store for them.

Friday, September 22, 2017

It would appear that in the fiscal guava season being experienced, much can be achieved by totally ignoring calls for Commissions of Inquiry. Taxpayers could do well to argue for a yearly Special Joint Select Committee to inform on the nonsense going on behind our backs.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Aggressive driving continues to be a major problem on our roadways and it is getting worse. Incidents of shouting, rude gestures and sometimes even violence where drivers get out of their vehicles to attack other drivers are happening frequently.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The recent hurricane Irma completely destroyed Barbuda’s way of life and according to reports the island is uninhabitable for the first time in three hundred years.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

When the Prime Minister appointed someone from the private sector to investigate the circumstances relating to the procurement of the Cabo Star and the Ocean Flower, there were many negative comments.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A few months ago, Nicole Dyer-Griffith launched a campaign, acquiring thousands of signatures to support the cause to allow law abiding citizens to have the use of pepper spray, which can assist them as a defensive mechanism when attacked by criminal elements.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago under the management of the two major political parties have spent over $1 billion on overpasses, road expansion and adjustments to the Churchill Roosevelt Highway without any major improvement to our traffic situation.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

In 2015, His Excellency President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona issued a statement from his office complimenting Dr Rowley, Prime Minister-elect for his victory speech at Balisier House. He endorsed the motif of the address as genuine inclusivity to all and that of a true statesmanship.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

As budget day is approaching, I am wondering if proper fiscal measures would be put in place, or just whims and fancies, or what sounds nice. A typical example is the hybrid vehicles that are tax free.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque reiterated the Community’s solidarity with the Republic of Cuba in the wake of Hurricane Irma’s impact on that country.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Let me tell you how happy I am that the construction at Maracas Beach is happening. For years when you go there, the bathrooms have given trouble and on a crowded weekend you don’t always get a good space to park. But I heard the Minister say that there will be new facilities.

Monday, September 18, 2017

With the increased incidence of murders and other personal assaults, the demand for the introduction of these devices has grown to a fever pitch.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Our Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, at the third conversation with the Prime Minister held at St Augustine sent a clear message concerning corruption in our society.

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