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Monday, August 20, 2018

Once upon a time, there was a drain. This drain was located at the corner of Treasury and Edward Streets in Port-of-Spain.

Clean water ran in the drain and, for many years, there was a constant supply of guabine in it. No one knew how the guabine got there.

Monday, August 20, 2018

I am glad that our new Commissioner of Police Mr Gary Griffith has hit the ground running and I must say I love his final words “less talk and more action”.

Monday, August 20, 2018

As a challenging economic future is confronted, Trinidad and Tobago is entering a new era of maximisation of financial returns from exploitation of its natural resources, namely oil and gas.

Monday, August 20, 2018

The recent judgment of the Privy Council is worthwhile reading for everyone in T&T.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Our politicians are receiving some wake-up calls, but if they are taking serious notice of this is the question. In my humble opinion, I believe that our politicians are taking the citizenry for granted and this has developed over the years.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

The recent judgment of the Privy Council is worthwhile reading for everyone in T&T.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

In all of the coverage that has been given to the incident surrounding Fitzgerald Hinds and his public humiliation, there are two elements being overlooked which really warrant further investigation.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

I read all three dailies and the two weeklies consistently.

Friday, August 17, 2018

If VS Naipaul had remained in T&T, which he left at 18 in 1950, no one would have bothered. No one would have discovered him.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Born out of humble beginnings, I wonder if Aretha’s parents, now deceased, would have ever imagined that the baby they were entrusted with would have impacted the world as she did. This powerful singer with her sensational voice touched lives in every continent.

Friday, August 17, 2018

It is with deep concern that we view the recent dramatised episode of the disrobing of a woman at the mercy of some gloating men. What a lesson for our youths! What a lesson for our women! What a carrot to dangle to our men!

Friday, August 17, 2018

In many first world countries, key functionaries are appointed from the bosom of partisan politics—namely by elected officials. Due to space limitations, let us look at the United States of America.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

I was very concerned reading recent news reports that the MP for Laventille West was chased out of a community in his constituency by a band of men who were aggressive and threw muddy water at him.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The criticism of the Prime Minister (PM) will never cease. Some of it can be considered fair, and some unfair and mischievous. That is all a part of the territory and Dr Keith Rowley was aware of this before accepting the portfolio of leader of the People’s National Movement (PNM).

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The news of the death of VS Naipaul jolts global attention upon this Nobel Prize laureate, in terms of his life and legacy.

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