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Less than a week after Parliament degenerated into a shouting match on the issue of race, House Speaker Bridgid Annisette George yesterday read the riot act to Parliamentarians, telling them in no uncertain terms she will not tolerate disrespect or unruly behaviour in the House.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

There is no other way to explain the situation that affects Reyes and her family.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

By her demeanour and responses when she appeared before Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) on Monday, Natasha Brown, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sports, appeared out of step with her responsibilities as the most senior public servant in that...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

According to the story, King Canute placed himself on a beach to show his courtiers that his secular powers were irrelevant when compared to God’s divine powers. He did so by, without success, ordering the incoming tide to stop and not wet his feet and throne.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

London Bridge did not fall down on Saturday night. In the eight minutes that terror reared its ugly head, death, hatred and fear did not triumph.

This is the most important message from the latest attempt by jihadists to strike a crippling blow at an important European landmark.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Chief Justice Ivor Archie’s cryptic declaration that he does not intend to resign, after a majority of attorneys voting at a special meeting of the Law Association called on him to do so, places T&T’s judicial system in a potentially disastrous situation that this country can ill afford.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Historic as it was, the fact that members of the Law Association of T&T have by an overwhelming majority expressed loss of confidence in Chief Justice Ivor Archie and Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) members Maureen Manchouk and Justices Roger Hamel-Smith, Humphrey Stollmeyer,...

Friday, June 2, 2017

Yesterday’s announcement by BP’s chief executive of upstream, Bernard Looney, that the global energy giant had discovered 2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the Savannah and Macadamia fields off Trinidad’s east coast is certainly great news for T&T, as it provides some measure of...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

According to the child’s mother, Penal resident Kerisha Crawford-Webb, little Khaleesi has been denied entry to at least three schools—Dayanand Vedic, Tulsa Trace Hindu and the St Brigid’s RC—because, as her mother feels, she has a disability.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Until last week’s statement about cases left unfinished by Marcia Ayers-Caesar, there had been a deafening silence from Chief Justice Ivor Archie and the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) on the status of the former chief magistrate.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Controversy and issues over state contracts with home or foreign suppliers have become a constant on this newspaper’s pages recently.

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