Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Features

SAGHS bids to be carbon-neutral*

Feb. 7, 2018, 10:28 PM AST Comments

January 24 saw the launch of Project Zero at St Augustine Girls’ High School (SAGHS). In a landmark venture, staff, pupils and stakeholders pledged to work with the Carbon Zero Initiative of Trinidad and Tobago (CZITT) to make the school carbon-neutral.


Sexual orientation irrelevant*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:59 PM AST Comments

It is indeed extremely unfortunate that President-elect Paula-Mae Weekes was essentially forced to declare her sexual orientation after social media trolls began spreading propaganda and hate, asserting that she is a lesbian.


Yes, ‘Something Wrong’*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:58 PM AST Comments

When it is said that calypso is dying, we have to understand just why one of our cultural artforms seems to be fatally stricken. I have no problem laying the blame right at TUCO’s feet. When the authorities decided that the same singers were always making it to the finals, their response was t

Paula-Mae ent fraid nobody*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:57 PM AST Comments

If that was me, I done steups already. But our President-elect, Paula-Mae Weekes, continues to prove that she ent fraid nobody. I applaud her demeanour in replying to questions from all and sundry.


‘No money, no love’*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:54 PM AST Comments

Kevin Baldeosingh (“When marriage makes a difference”, Express, January 31) entered the debate between Kumar Mahabir and myself, misrepresenting my position.


A perfect case of poor planning*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:50 PM AST Comments

Most of Trinidad and Tobago’s infrastructure could be considered reasonably adequate for about half the current number of homes and about one quarter of the number of vehicles. How has such an important imbalance come about? The short answer is an almost complete lack of intelligent planning


Ultimate One Premium All Inclusive 2018

Feb. 7, 2018, 3:22 PM AST Comments

Another year, another carnival, another fete! Or is it? Ultimate One is not JUST another company having a carnival fete! What you may not know, is that we have been alive and very active for many years and our focus has always been…pleasing our patrons!

Take tents to the people*

Feb. 7, 2018, 12:6 AM AST Comments

Valerie Green, widow of the celebrated calypsonian Lord Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts), said people are not patroni­sing tents because of crime, and it was imperative to take the tents to people in the respective communi­ties. She also said the family was grateful Kitchener was still recei­ving posthumo


Please answer these crime questions*

Feb. 6, 2018, 10:47 PM AST Comments

This is an open letter, with some questions addressed to the following persons: the Commissioner of Police; the Minister of National Security; the Prime Minister; the Leader of the Opposition; and the President.


The PSC, its quorum and the SSC*

Feb. 6, 2018, 10:44 PM AST Comments

Among the questions now bothering the public are 1. Was the Police Service Commission (PSC) constitutionally appointed with its full membership when it made its recommendations for Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner? Can there be a quorum from an incomplete commission? 2. Does Parliament have the


Mr Lok Jack, please advise*

Feb. 6, 2018, 10:42 PM AST Comments

Once again, on behalf of the Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL) minority shareholders, I am persuaded that kudos are in order for the hard-working men and women of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) for the crucial role they played in ensuring that the NCB Financial Group’s (NCBFG) US$2.35


Blood Bank must do better*

Feb. 6, 2018, 10:39 PM AST Comments

I went to the Blood Bank one morning last week to give blood for a sick friend. I have given blood many times in the past. On this occasion I was told I could not give blood because when a drop of my blood was placed into an open container with a blue solution it floated. The woman (there was no ind