Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Making illegality normal*


“PH drivers get taxi stand” screamed the headlines of a news item in the Express yesterday. Yet we continue to ask ourselves why we are in this untenable position.

Look no further than that headline to recognise and appreciate the root cause of all our troubles in Trinidad and Tobago: another “illegal” industry that has been allowed to operate and ­flourish, while a blind eye was turned by all political administrators because it filled a gap left by their incompetence.

 

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