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Monday, June 4, 2018

Twenty years ago, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) began representing Maracas Beach shark and bake vendors. The problems then were never sufficiently addressed but instead have gotten worse.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, speaking to the media upon his return from China and Australia last week, made a number of questionable and erroneous statements as it pertains to border security and the fleet of vessels currently owned by the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG).

Monday, June 4, 2018

I just cannot understand why the Opposition or their sympathisers, who enjoy the privilege to be heard or read, through newspaper columns, are still trying to politicise the crime situation by blaming the Government and the Minister of National Security in particular.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley needs to provide the nation, the Joint Select Committee of Parliament investigating procurement of ferries and the Integrity Commission, and even perhaps the Police and Director of Public Prosecution, more information on what he described as “Horror in Hobart”.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Maybe it is because of the efficiency of transmission of social media or maybe it is because it has become so glaring and boldfaced but it is now a widely held view that our country is in the midst of a crime pandemic.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Now is the time to determine if there in need for a third political force!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Tobagonians, normally a peaceful and rational people, were recently provoked to voice their disapproval of the THA’s approach to upgrading the Crown Point Airport. This unfortunate explosion forcefully emphasises that we in T&T are deficient in community and development planning.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

I have been following the debates on the Parliamentary Channel in T&T, and I am in full agreement with Mr Basdeo Panday, one of the best prime ministers in our beloved country, when he has genuinely called for constitutional reform to move our country forward.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

On May 25, 2018, while travelling on a PTSC bus from City Gate to West Mall on the Chaguaramas/ Carenage bus, which probably left City Gate late at 6.30 am as the buses don’t run on time—it’s hard to tell if it’s the 6 am or 6.30 am bus.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

“Politics based on race, ethnicity or religion is “low politics” and serves only to limit the potential of constituencies represented by such politicians and therefore, the nation as a whole.”

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Trinbagonians who relished the opportunity during their much anticipated visits to Britain to shop for the St Michael’s brand of quality clothing, lingerie, men’s wear, and pre-cooked food will be disappointed with the news that the flagship of high street retailing, the iconic Marks and Spenser...

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Like most citizens tired and frustrated with our paradigm of ineffective governance we wait with bated breath to see what an aspiring Mickela Panday and her group has to offer as we grasp for even a scintilla of truthful politics.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Calls for sexual harassment legislation have become more vociferous over past months. As well as the expected lobby from gender activists, all three newspapers have editorialised in favour of such a law and several leading citizens have expressed support as well.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

The demon of domestic violence seems to be getting a stronger hold on our nation. Last year we had over of 1,100 reported cases and so far for this year 100. Now do not forget these are reported cases.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

The eye which dares to peek at the debate on the controversial hijab row on social media is not to be greeted by a refreshing sight.

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