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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Children are most often the ones who have sensitivity to red 40, whether or not their parents have realised it or not. Reactions include temper tantrums, hyperactivity, aggressive behaviour, uncontrollable crying and screaming, kicking, nervousness, dizziness, inability to...

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Our indomitable and irrepressible Mayor of Port-of-Spain has once again managed to find himself in a starring role, landing in the centre of controversy and bacchanal with his attempts to deal with illegal parking. This time, he has managed to incur the wrath and ire of a wide cross-section of...

Saturday, February 12, 2011

I am pleased to note that the Minister of Health has finally appointed a new Medical Council.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Daren Ganga has reached the pinnacle of success in the world of cricket. The injury that beset him prior to the finals of the Caribbean T20 tournament should have been an excellent exit for him from international cricket.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

A short time ago, Minister Jack Warner announced plans for the commencement of the highway to Point Fortin, which will no doubt redound to the benefit of those on the southwest peninsula, and to the country at large.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

I write to correct an error contained in a story which appeared on page 5A in your newspaper on Thursday under the headline “FIU gets acting director.” In the said article it was stated that the Attorney General, Senator Anand Ramlogan, told the Parliament that he had personally spoken to the...

Friday, February 11, 2011

I think that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar must be given 10 out of 10 for her approach to dealing with the issues surrounding appointment of Reshmi Ramnarine as director of the SSA.

Friday, February 11, 2011

I looked on with amazement at the public relations exercise of the PNM leadership in San Fernando East last Thursday. I saw the de jure leader Keith Rowley sometimes leading the walk and then at times to be overtaken by the de facto leader Patrick Manning.

Friday, February 11, 2011

On February 8, my wallet fell unnoticed from my friend’s lap as she alighted from my car on the Diego Martin Main Road.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

On January 29 at the Chutney Soca Monarch preliminaries at the Samar Entertainment Centre in Penal, there was a K9 security unit with dogs (pit bulls) that were not muzzled. Those animals were tied close to the portable toilets and barking at everyone.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Congratulation to distinguished son of the soil Kenneth Ramsanta Lalla whose long and meritorious service has once again been recognised by another university, the University of T&T, which conferred on him an honorary doctorate of law.

Friday, February 11, 2011

I will support our Government assisting T&T citizens who are in Egypt as tourists or studying there, or those whose visit there is work-related, to escape the madness that has engulfed the land of the pyramids and the sphinx. 

Friday, February 11, 2011

The Congress of the People (COP), led by Winston Dookeran, in May of 2010 joined with others in coalition and signed the Fyzabad Agreement for the specific purpose of removing Patrick Manning from office as the people were tired of his dictatorial and megalomaniac tendencies and the unchecked...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Dr Emmanuel Hosein is incorrect in his assessment of where the majority of support came from for the historic NAR victory in 1986. I was part of the Siparia constituency executive and attended several national strategy meetings in the run-up to the election.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

In my involvement with courses on parenting which I have attended locally and also helped to arrange, I have often heard it said that no child comes with a manual on its back indicating how he or she ought to be brought up.

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