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No right-thinking person would have been surprised at the recent resignation of former Justices of Appeal Roger Hamel- Smith and Humphrey Stollmeyer as members of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC). Indeed, both gentlemen, who have doubtlessly served this country well, have been subject to such vilification to the extent that they have...

Monday, January 17, 2011

Some months ago, I had to renew my children’s passports, and I must say it was a pleasurable experience. Everything went smoothly, contrary to what I had heard before. The officers and staff were very pleasant, helpful and efficient.

Monday, January 17, 2011

I am appealing to the authorities to please address the growing crime situation in the Petit Valley area.
There is a group of young boys who are bent on terrorising law-abiding citizens. It is said that the oldest member of this gang has not reached his 18th year.

Monday, January 17, 2011

There was a recent suggestion to move horse racing from the present location in Arima to the abandoned location in Caroni and, having been involved in racing for the past 78 years, I wish to comment on this.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Prof Selwyn Cudjoe in his column of January 6, came to the conclusion that his niece Becky may have a point when she expressed to him that Minister Dr Suruj Rambachan is a racist (even though he did not mention a name, my reading between the lines leads me to believe it was Rambachan he was...

Sunday, January 16, 2011

The recent heavy rain and subsequent flooding that occurred throughout Trinidad and Tobago highlights not only the poor, dangerous infrastructure (roads, bridges, drains, canals, rivers) in the country but more importantly the chronic poverty that people are experiencing.  It also highlights the...

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Open letter to Jack Warner, Minister of Works and Transport: I write publicly since letters sent to your office are never acknowledged. I am certain that I can speak for the entire Borough of Arima and those who must visit Arima for whatever reasons.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

 I have been watching the debate on the issue regarding the priest putting out a band for Carnival. I listened and read alot of the comments for and against this act. It seems to me that the level of hypocrisy in Trinidad is so high that no one seems to see the clear picture now.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

It is with great alarm and dismay that we are witnessing the creeping dictatorship that is being attempted by Pan Trinbago on its membership. Mr Len “Boogsie” Sharpe is quite correct to stand up against this type of oppression from the new president of Pan Trinbago.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

This concerns the issue of fairness in the 2011 Chutney Soca Monarch Competition. I think it is only fair that all artistes who are employed with a radio station should not be eligible to enter the competition.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

 The residents of Orange Grove off Savannah Drive, Tacarigua, are extremely frustrated and disgusted about an untenable situation which has existed within our community for the past fifteen years. Our residents purchased properties in this forty-five year old development, looking forward to...

Saturday, January 15, 2011

As a proud Basque and as the Ambassador of Spain to Trinidad and Tobago, I’m writing to you with regard to the information published on page A17 of the January 11 Guardian on the ceasefire announcement by the terrorist group ETA.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

We recall the most devastating earthquake to occur in the developing western world in modern history—the event of January 12, 2010, in Haiti.

Friday, January 14, 2011

I have noticed where certain people condemn the Catholic Church for bringing out a band for the Carnival because they say that Carnival is of this world and as such true followers of Christ should not be part of it.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Students don’t go missing, something happens to them within the school walls that causes them to stop attending school. As a parent I know some students are scared of going to school.

Friday, January 14, 2011

The contrast in style was striking in the Senate: Senator Penelope Beckles, calm, pleasant, bal- anced, non-belligerent; Minister Rambachan, guns blazing, attacking the messenger and the message.

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