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It is about time we face reality and face up to the truth that this country is no longer worth considering as a democratic nation. This is the clear impression given in relation to what is now going on in the nation. We must be considered as a corrupt, thieving, dog eat dog society that has now become the killing field of the Caribbean.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Do the crimes of those already dead deserve to be punished or even tried? That is the crux of the argument in defence of UNC corruption.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

There is an old lawyer joke which goes like this: you know when a lawyers is lying when his lips are moving.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

With all due respect to Hollis Chalkdust Liverpool, his column entitled: “Who controls the Chief Justice?”, is purely a pedantic piece. Many would agree that Liverpool is ordinarily a pedantic type of person, who exhibits those traits in some of his lyrics over the years.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

On Sunday, June 4, the Prime Minister made an historic trip on the ferry, T&T Express, to Tobago, from the port of Port-of-Spain, without the fanfare and press coverage that such an occurrence would have normally attracted. But, I wonder...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Since former chief justice Michael de la Bastide was quoted in the T&T Guardian on Monday, June 5, on the recent vote of no confidence in the Chief Justice (CJ) and the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) by members of the Law Association, I have detected a stifled calm in the...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The topic of diversification of the T&T economy is once again at the forefront.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Is it not odd how we can be strangers in our own land? For all the years I grew and lived in Trinidad I never visited the Caroni Swamp, an oasis of natural peace and beauty.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Among all the bad news that bombard us daily came the good news that two foreign fast food franchises (FFFFs)—Denny’s and Pollo Tropical—had closed their doors.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The world is changing and T&T also has to make sacrifices. The poor and jobless do not benefit from subsidised gasoline and ferry rides to Tobago, as they cannot even feed themselves.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

There is a saying that people who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

It is laughable that former Minister of Education Dr Tim Gopeesingh is now complaining about alleged corruption at the Education Facilities Company Limited (EFCL).

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

As I look at the current economic situation, I am amazed that the Minister of Finance and his advisers appear to be only concerned with improving revenue and do not seem to be looking as much at ways to reduce expenditure.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

I had heard rumours of a secluded beach tucked under the hills of Paramin that boasted a 200-year-old statue of an unknown Saint. The intrigue was too much to bear and I was immediately overwhelmed with a desire for adventure.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

On June 1, Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) issued a statement advising that as at May 29, it has acquired more than 90 per cent of the outstanding ordinary shares in Readymix (West Indies) Ltd (RML).

Saturday, June 3, 2017

St Theresa Girls’ RC Primary School, assisted by Environmental and Social Consultative Association (ESCA), held a school beautification project from May 22.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

I have taken note of what appears to be a public outcry against what I describe as profligate spending by two ministers, more especially given this period of general austerity which the country is facing.

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