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It has been reported that the government and the Communication Workers Union have now agreed terms for the closure of TDC, which is now scheduled to close its doors on September 28.

TDC was the purpose-built state enterprise that evolved from TIDCO, and was created with the express purpose of guiding, directing and promoting the development of...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Businessman Gary Aboud, of Syrian descent, believes working 12-hour days for 30 years creates success. He is also reported as saying there is corruption in the property business, in the supply of goods and services and in the energy sector.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

President Carmona’s decision to move the National Awards ceremony to Republic Day has initiated much debate. This outcome powerfully demonstrates an argument that I have pursued for some years albeit with limited success ie the need for clarity in defining the issue(s) to be resolved.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

I once found myself in a police station because I helped out a little girl. 

You see, in our society, we’ve become so afraid of groomers that we no longer make it possible to be our brother’s keeper.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A community outreach meeting was held on August 2, 2017 at the Reform Community Center to address the concerns of residents within Reform and environs. A key concern was the deplorable condition of the Guaracara Tabaquite Main Road.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A community outreach meeting was held on August 2, 2017 at the Reform Community Center to address the concerns of residents within Reform and environs. A key concern was the deplorable condition of the Guaracara Tabaquite Main Road.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Gary Aboud’s challenge to Ancel Roget’s threat of a boycott of the infamous “one per cent” is understandable but totally unrealistic.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The IMF has commended the efforts of government of T&T in tackling the current fiscal challenges (re: reducing the gap between revenue and expenditure) but has indicated that more needs to be done.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

There is a quote that goes “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” The “one per cent” pronouncement, and all that goes with it, is Mr Roget genuinely expressing his deepest heartfelt feelings.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Bravo to you Gary Aboud. Well said and done! You are the only one to publicly stand up to the present day Massa and bully. Not a single word of protest from any one of our institutions particularly the Chambers of Commerce, manufacturers et al.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Let’s give praise where it’s due. If the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service says that its crime detection rates for four of its nine police divisions have surpassed the international benchmark of 30 per cent, well, great job.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The success of any country, big or small, lies with the attitude of the working class. The patriotic poor are the ones who willingly offer themselves to the military. They give their lives in exchange for the advancement of their countries when there are wars.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The cultural and natural heritage are increasingly threatened with destruction not only by the traditional causes of decay , but also by changing social and economic conditions which aggravate the situation.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

“In lust, in greed, in fraud, in strife they specialise

Double deals, double deals they idolise.

If you brave enough to open your mouth and criticise,

One time you are ostracised and or victimised.

Still they go unpunished and unaccused of any crime,

Saturday, August 5, 2017

In an Emancipation Day speech, President of the country Mr Anthony Carmona threw his support behind the now long-running campaign for reparatory justice to be provided for the heinous practice of the Atlantic slave trade, which lasted for over 400 years in the Caribbean.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

When I read the report which Information officer ASP Pierre presented saying that at present the detection rate for serious crime was at 30 per cent, my mind went back to my school days.

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