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Thursday, June 14, 2018

From time to time we have lamented the persisting decline in productivity in this country, which is an issue in both the public and private sectors. Productivity is generally defined to mean measurable quantitative or value output per unit of labour input over a specific period of time.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

With the recent passing away of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade due to suicide, depression and other mental health issues have been trending on social media.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

By themselves, substantial trade surpluses—facilitated by single market conditions involving our Caribbean neighbours—establish T&T as a net beneficiary of the Caricom process.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Like a child playing with their favourite toy, Trinbagonians have become obsessed with the contemporary socio-economic term “the 1%”.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Driving through Normandy some years ago, we saw a group of cows in a field and, as Trini cars are wont to do, slowing down going uphill or accelerating at a red light, the car stopped by itself. We jumped out to macco! Think Normandy, you think! Cows, creamy, white milk, soft cheese. Look!

Monday, June 11, 2018

The time has come to correct gross inaccuracies pertaining to the widespread claim that former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago and also former political leader of the People’s National Movement (PNM) Mr Patrick Manning had coined the phrase “community leaders.”

Sunday, June 10, 2018

We are nearing the exciting and glamorous graduation season, when five years of hard school work pays out its dividends.

It is also a time of serious reflection as so many students prepare to enter the world of work while others push on to further their education.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Some years ago, I visited a friend at Golden Grove prison and was jolted by the treatment meted which not only left an indelible mark about our gatekeeper’s injustices to man and propelled my intrinsic passion for the rights of the incarcerated amid such fetid if not heartless conditions, but is...

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Warnings against President Donald Trump converting the USA into a Third World dictatorship have been eclipsed by the emerging, far more apocalyptic threat of him seriously undermining the political, law and order systems, and the economic and social structure of that country.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

The landslide victory by the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) in the general election on May 24 instant has had two significant outcomes. The first was the fact that they won all 30 seats at stake and that removed the prospect of there being any opposition in the House of Assembly.

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