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Tropical Storm Bret has wreaked havoc on the homes and the lives of many in our country.

Whilst we are grateful as a country that there was no national disaster (of crisis proportions) and mass destruction, this feeling of relief does nothing for those whose homes were flooded out.

Restoration costs are estimated to the tune of millions at...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

June 15 was Corpus Christi, another pointless, superfluous holiday. It was almost exactly one week since an elderly gentleman, Mr. Christopher Phillip, was found dead on the grass in front of the Port-of-Spain General Hospital’s Accident & Emergency department.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Attillah Springer had the quote of the week.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

T&T and the United States share a deep respect for the rule of law and the tradition of helping other nations in need.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Among the pantheon of historical figures, few names inspire more fascination than Alexander III of Macedon, known colloquially as Alexander the Great. By age 33, his extensive military campaigns had conquered most of the known world.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Last Tuesday, the Guardian reproduced some of the questions that were asked of prospective judges for our High Court.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Another rise and fall in West Indies cricket is sweeping by us with the West Indies Cricket Board completely bereft and uncaring of an understanding of what is taking place and its implications.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

In 2000, the then UNC government passed the Deoxyribonucleic (DNA) Identification Act (“the 2000 DNA Act”), which was intended to be at the forefront of the fight against crime by providing for DNA forensic analysis and allowing DNA reports to be put into evidence.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

When Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley recently confessed dissatisfaction with the Finance Ministry’s public outreach on the property tax, he’d said it didn’t mean “anyone” would be fired “tomorrow.”

Saturday, June 17, 2017

For some reason the armed robbery of Father Clyde Harvey triggered reactions of shock from members of the public. It seemed inconceivable to many that criminals would target a man of the cloth. Father Harvey is, unfortunately, as eligible as any of us to be targeted by criminal predators.

Friday, June 16, 2017

An historic victory was won last week when child marriage was pro­hibited by amendments to the marriage laws of T&T.

This was a victory for the women’s movement, support­ed by male allies and working across race, class and religion, despite how fraught that can be.

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