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Friday, January 14, 2011

According to a newspaper report, the People’s Partnership (PP) government is making deliberate efforts to strengthen relations within the coalition. There is, however, an unfortunate trend emerging from elected parliamentarians who are also Cab-inet ministers.

Friday, January 14, 2011

After years of promises to the residents of the Western Peninsular, just prior to the last elections untold millions were spent by the previous government to widen the entrance to Diego Martin, as if to give the impression that the promises were being kept and that the bypass was finally being...

Friday, January 14, 2011

What really is the aim of the COP in opening an office in a constituency held by its coalition partner the UNC, knowing that it can bring about discord? Is it that the COP wishes to soon become the superior partner in the relationship and/or to eventually wipe out the UNC? 

Friday, January 14, 2011

Putting politics, governance and crime aside for the moment as issues which affect our daily living, I want to focus briefly on one which we often take for granted: the matter of high prices. The thing that baffles me about this is that money seems to be or should be in short supply, reducing...

Friday, January 14, 2011

 Why the pervasive disillusionment with the Government at this time, mere months after its May 2010 victory? What did we expect, even without knowing the depth of the corruption, the theft, the many sub- terfuges that were in place?

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

It is very hard when the Government gives free tuition for tertiary education and you go to school for five years, attain an associate degree in nursing but you are not a nurse because you failed the Nursing Council exams.  Why is there not another avenue for those who were...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

I have been reading some really excellent and exhilarating tributes to former President Ellis Clarke and appreciate the Prime Minister’s proposal to memorialise this great yet humble servant. Indeed he was a man!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

On July 9, 2009, Janelle Solo-mon was involved in a vehicular accident with an unmarked SAUTT vehicle. Solomon was proceeding to the main road while crossing the Bus Route in Arouca after her lights had turned green.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

To many people, the debacle and fiasco that was the funeral for this country’s last Governor General, first President and respected son of the soil, Sir Ellis Clarke, is leaving a very sour taste in their mouths.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

I listened to Works and Transport Minister Jack Warner telling us up front that he has predetermined that less than 50 per cent of the contracts to build roads and infra-structure will be given to local contractors.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

I was very much encouraged when I heard that Gillian Lucky had been appointed the new director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA). I believe she has the energy and enthusiasm to get the job done.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

This letter is a result of varying levels of frustration over the numerous interruptions/degradation in broadband services experienced in the short space of time I have had the Flow service.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

In Saturday’s paper, the article headed “Sir Ellis always got it right” by Richard Lord mentions that Chief Justice Ivor Archie spoke of the need for the work of Sir Ellis to be researched and captured in the interest of all.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

I commend Dr Theodore Ferguson for a well-written and very informative article on Hummingbirds (“Beauty in our midst”), published last Friday.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

I have no problems with the 2011 census which began yesterday, but I believe instead of placing those full-page newspaper ads that really are not worth the paper they are printed on, the Central Statistical Office should print a copy of the census form so that there would not be any...

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