Thursday, January 18, 2018

Features

Quick fix solutions a waste of time*

Jan. 9, 2018, 9:54 PM AST Comments

I often wonder if I am afflicted with an intellectual disability. I raise this issue because I cannot understand why we in Trinidad and Tobago—from the man in the street to our high profile professionals—continue to articulate quick fix solutions to our hydra-headed social, economic and

Please WASA, we need your help*

Jan. 9, 2018, 9:51 PM AST Comments

Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA), our family needs your urgent help to fix the lack of water supply to our home which has caused a health crisis for the entire family. We have received no water supply for the past seven to eight months. To add insult to injury we continue to get a WASA bill!


Disaster waiting to happen on north coast Road*

Jan. 9, 2018, 9:47 PM AST Comments

The Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) has its hands and trucks filled with the debris and sludge sliding down the Northern Range in the vicinity of the Maracas lookout. The MOWT has done an impressive job of battling to keep the North Coast Road open but this has been at a great cost.


Black the red carpet star*

Jan. 8, 2018, 6:39 PM AST Comments

The highly anticipated wear-black protest at the Golden Globes took off on Sunday as soon as the red carpet opened...


No THA reshuffle*

Jan. 8, 2018, 6:36 PM AST Comments

There's no reshuffle of Tobago House of Assembly (THA) secretaries. Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles said the restructuring of his administration is only a rumour.


TEMA early warning systems put to the test*

Jan. 8, 2018, 6:33 PM AST Comments

THE Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA.) tested its four multi-hazard early warning systems at Crown Point, Bon Accord, Canaan and Scarborough on January 4 between 11.30 a.m. and noon.


A play park for Sea Lots*

Jan. 8, 2018, 6:28 PM AST Comments

The children in Sea Lots, Port of Spain, are in their glee as they now have a newly installed play park to call their own...



Silent heroes*

Jan. 7, 2018, 10:17 PM AST Comments

The Express newspaper, in association with Cause An Effect, continues the series of stories written by people living with differently-abled loved ones. These Lions display courage, determination and support in the face of daily challenges. These are the qualities which make them an inspiration to us


No freedom of expression?*

Jan. 7, 2018, 9:7 PM AST Comments

In her fifth thematic report (A/HRC/23/34), submitted on behalf of the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner, the Special Rapporteur focused on the right to freedom of artistic expression and creation. It includes the right of all people to “freely experience and contribu


Enforce it: no more fireworks in residential areas*

Jan. 7, 2018, 9:4 PM AST Comments

Where are the “adults” in this country? Where are the people responsible for keeping peace and safety here? Words fail me as to how irresponsible citizens are when it comes to being a neighbour. I cannot even begin to talk about the police and their inability to act. Fireworks should be