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Editorial

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.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Carnival formally began in the early hours of the morning, the launch of two semiofficial days of street revelry in which the normal rules of comportment are supplanted by the 48 hours of the Merry Monarch’s reign.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

The International Soca Monarch competition on Fantastic Friday lived up to quite heady expectations, with a capacity crowd filling the Hasely Crawford Stadium to hear the best of the season’s performers in competitive concert.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Some members of the T&T Police Service have been making the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Yorke Inc has done it again. This time the fete promotions teamed up with the Mendez Drive Posse for the annual Mendez Drive Carnival Fete in Diego Martin last weekend. Always a crowd-puller, patrons filled every space in the yard of Franklyn Ollivierrie’s residence.

Friday, March 4, 2011

It is reassuring that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has committed, in a very public way, to making $7 million available for the completion of the Pan Trinbago headquarters.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Notwithstanding the shouting, condemnation and ascription of blame on both sides, it must be said that perhaps the Opposition and Government did not reach far enough across the aisle of the Parliament chamber, and outside of it, to cooperate in the negotiations necessary to have advanced the...

Thursday, March 3, 2011

 It was Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States and, prior to that, a movie star, who made the term “Trust, but verify” famous. Mr Reagan is reported to have used the phrase often in relation to the arms control negotiations between the US and the Soviet Union during his two-term...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Last week’s inflation report by the Central Bank, based on data collected by the  Central Statistical Office, indicates the extent to which the country may be at risk of an inflationary spiral which has the potential to do serious damage to the quality of life of thousands of...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The latest ANSA McAL Psychological Research Centre poll puts hard numbers to the general sense of concern about the government’s response to criminal activity.

Monday, February 28, 2011

The judgement on Friday by Justice Devindra Rampersad that the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) should pay the sums owed to the 13 footballers who represented Trinidad and Tobago in the 2006 World Cup campaign should bring closure to not just a longstanding issue, but also makes...

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