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The prompt decision by Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat to ban and recall all processed meat imported into this country from Brazil once again underscores the peril the population of this country faces as a result of the lack of proper public testing facilities for chemicals, foods and drugs.

This is not the first time the lack of...

Saturday, March 4, 2017

The technology that has simplified so many areas of life is the same technology being exploited by criminals for easier access to victims. This is particularly true for offenders who prey on children.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Yet another lengthy Carnival season has come and gone and at the end of it, comes yet another concern raised about the perennial problem of a low turnout by students at schools throughout the country on Ash Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

From the fete scene to Soca Monarch, Dimanche Gras to Chutney Monarch, Kiddies Carnival to Ole Mas, Carnival has a way of reflecting the current state of the nation.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dimanche Gras productions at the Queen’s Park Savannah celebrates their 70th anniversary next year and for many of those years the show was considered to be one of T&T’s premier pre-Carnival events, showcasing some of the main elements of Carnival and paving the way seamlessly for J’Ouvert...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

By now the All Stars’ musicians should have recovered from partying after winning this year’s Large Band Panorama, together with Medium Band winners, Pan Elders, in what was a great celebratory night of Trinidad and Tobago’s musical gift to the world.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

The chairman of the Regional Carnival Committee, whose stick-fighting championships concluded last week, has given the assurance that this martial tradition will survive as part of the culture of Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

“Have a safe Carnival”...we may have said this to each other a few times in the last week as Carnival has reached frenzied pitch. The expression of caution over the old casual wish for a “good Carnival” may be reflecting the growing sense of anxiety in our beautiful country.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

T&T exhaled with relief following Thursday’s night’s unanimous vote by the 39 government and opposition Members of Parliament present on the legislation that serves as a precondition to this country’s implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Agreement (FATCA).

Friday, February 24, 2017

It takes a village to raise a child the saying goes. If we are to take this old African proverb to its meaning, then something is drastically wrong with the current scenario involving the Laventille community and members of the TT Police Service.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Out of a population of 1.4 million, recent developments involving 130 nationals might appear too miniscule to be bothered with in the normal scheme of things.