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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Now that all the emotion over T&T’s exit at the semi-final stage of the WICB’s four-day championship tournament has returned to normal, it may be a good time to reflect on the circumstances surrounding this elimination by Jamaica.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

New head of the Police Service Commission, Ramesh Deosaran, like other wanting leaders, has determined that the path of least resistance ought to be taken to seem effective.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Works and Transport Minister Jack Warner should be more concerned with explaining why inter-Caribbean travel is so ridiculously expensive rather than taking issue with whether REDjet has its papers to operate in Trinidad.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

On Tuesday last I wrote a fairly long letter to your newspaper in an attempt to explain the grave need for the careful safety and commercial certification of start-up air carriers. This letter is again for your ease of reference.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Visionaries blocked avenues to ventilation, abolished the children’s recreation
Introduced elements of conflict and divisiveness, confused their own language
Created monstrosities, armed suicide bombers, empowered death angels.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The newly appointed chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Prof Ramesh Deosaran, in his first media briefing, demonstrated complete certainty and clarity as to the nature and scope of the job of the PSC.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Let’s talk ethnic imbalance. The Government has an ethnic imbalance. It is predominantly East Indian in composition. Most of the parliamentarians and Cabinet ministers are of East Indian descent. Our farming community has an ethnic imbalance.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

As four-year-old Ezekiel Renne-Cambridge continues to fight for his life at hospital after suffering attacks by two dogs—a German shepherd and an Akita, mixed with German shepherd—what are those delegated with authority for public safety against dog attacks doing about the hundreds of “hard...

Sunday, April 24, 2011

In the reports about the child bitten by dogs while walking in Palmiste, very little is being said about why the dogs chose to bite the child, and not the accompanying adult. If both adults and children regularly walk past the house where the dogs are kept and from which they are known to escape...

Sunday, April 24, 2011

T &T’s failing social and education systems should concern us all as we gallop towards a future of more violence, chaos and uncertainty. In this regard I would like to tell the story of a recent pathetic escapade of a Tobago youth I will call “Mulligan” for the purpose of this very true...

Sunday, April 24, 2011

 

Sunday, April 24, 2011

I  note with interest an application before the court by the EFPA Policyholders Group (EPA) to “piggyback” on our existing legal proceedings against Clico and also claim that those were the proceedings which they had planned to file. What took them so long? I would first like to point out that...

Saturday, April 23, 2011

I am a voluntary blood donor and on arriving at the Mt Hope Medical Sciences Complex I was informed of the new policy instituted by the Minister of Health: Donors no longer have a reserve for themselves or a close relative.

Friday, April 22, 2011

I listened to Prof Ramesh Deosaran as he spoke during his first public interview after being sworn in as chairman of the Police Service Commission and I thought he displayed poor management skills as he adopted a very antagonistic style as to his future dealings with the Commissioner of Police...

Saturday, April 23, 2011

I was so pleased on my last visit to Tobago (I go every year). The island has hardly changed. In fact , its  getting better. It was even more peaceful than last year. Strangely, what tourists value most about Tobago is that there are so few tourists.

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