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Sunday, December 3, 2017

The country can exhale now. Kamla has annihilated her opponents. Some, like Christine and Chanda (the two C’s) rashly picked up the formidable gauntlet. Some, like Vasant, declined after vaunting much their eagerness to accept.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Once again, it’s the season of peace and goodwill. The country is abuzz with preparations for the traditional year-end festivities, many already contemplating their resolutions for the New Year.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Despite pleadings from the Police Traffic Branch and Arrive Alive, speeding and driving drunk on the nation’s roads have now become the norm, all because drivers are getting off with a ticket and a measly fine.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

I have been a Canadian citizen for 43 years. I was born in Guyana and I love my Guyanese heritage. My husband was born in Trinidad; he is also a Canadian citizen. We always travel together with Canadian passports.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Every society and culture has its own ideals and standards of beauty for both men and women. These ideals inform our personal choices about our physical appearance and our perceptions of ourselves and others.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

On September 28, 2017, when we had all the heavy rains and flood due to the Santa Cruz river over flowing its banks, we lost our retaining wall and 30 per cent of the property. The erosion continues to this day and is now threatening the foundation of our home.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Why did it take Caribbean Airlines (CAL) so long to implement a basic system of a fee for changing a booking date and time for the Trinidad to Tobago air bridge? This is a common practice across the world for almost all airlines. I am glad that good sense has prevailed despite it being late.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

I wish to commend Ms Rosanna Farmer for the magnificent work she has done and is doing for the recycling industry in this country particularly where the disposal of plastic waste and bottles are concerned.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Our children are under attack by paedophiles who are viciously, sexually abusing them. I believe that the decline in moral and spiritual values in our society is a major contributory factor to this wickedness against our children.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

There is a suggestion that what is needed on the Beetham is unimpeded access to the dump to rummage through garbage for the scraps of the nation.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Government is lamenting that the country is facing a drastic shortfall of foreign exchange in particular US dollars.

This is clearly evident by the Finance Ministry curtailing the sale of US dollars to the ordinary citizen for travel and online purchasing.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

After the last mega winner was announced for the draw on Saturday, November 11, the NLCB restarted the Lotto Plus jackpot at a guaranteed $2.0 million for Wednesday, November 15.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

I read in the papers on Saturday that Plastikeep is being shut down due to lack of funds from the Green Fund and/or the Government.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Due to lack of funding and any clear direction from the Green Fund, Plastikeep is being forced to pull in its bins at the end of this month and terminate its activities. The following are reasons why the termination of this project is not in the best interest of the country:

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Central Bank Governor has recently acknowledged that arguments for exchange rate adjustments (re: devaluation) for countries suffering from terms of trade shocks do have merit.

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