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First, the dehumanising conditions engender resentment and rage against the wider society, hence strengthening the anti-social tendencies that landed the individual in jail in the first place. Secondly, interacting with more experienced criminals gives the same individual more confidence that he will not be caught again. And, thirdly, the prison itself...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

For the second time in less than two years, sod was turned yesterday for the start of the upgrade of the Maracas Beach Facilities.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Over the weekend former People’s Partnership minister Fazal Karim called the Government’s forthcoming changes to GATE an “education tax” about to hit the population soon after the property tax.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Chief Justice Ivor Archie and the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) which he heads can no longer maintain their unstudied silence now that calls are mounting for their resignations or rebuttals.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

West Indies fans were celebrating a rare victory last week when skipper Jason Holder’s men managed to come from behind to beat Pakistan by 106 runs in the second match of the three-Test series at the Kensington Oval in Barbados.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Tests can be flawed. They are, after all, usually prepared by human beings who can make mistakes.

Friday, May 5, 2017

In addressing members of the ruling party in Diego Martin on Tuesday, Finance Minister Colm Imbert suggested that the Government will soon implement the Gambling (Gaming and Betting) Control Bill, 2016 as a means of regulating the casino industry as well as ensuring that all casino owners, and...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

It is well known that Dr Anthony N Sabga’s determination and business acumen came to the fore early in his life when, still as a teenager, he helped look after his father’s small business in colonial Trinidad.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Today we mark World Press Freedom Day, the annual opportunity to stress the importance of world press freedom, defend the media from attacks on their independence and also pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The scene is familiar. It’s hard for anyone driving on T&T’s roads not to witness, at least once a day, an official government luxury car leaving us behind in traffic by using their blue flashing lights.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

The ties between T&T and Venezuela go far beyond close geographic proximity. The two nations have long shared significant historic and social ties and the level of economic co-operation goes well beyond the recently-signed Dragon gas deal.