Thursday, November 23, 2017

Letters

Help women to speak out*

Nov. 22, 2017, 10:1 PM AST Comments

It is a shame to witness the vile and depraved manner in which women are treated in T&T, but yet we have to question whether we invited this type of behaviour through our own actions As women continue to be harassed and ogled by strangers and colleagues alike, there has been very little protest eith

Bring them all back home*

Nov. 22, 2017, 9:55 PM AST Comments

I refer to the article in the Sunday Express of November 5 headlined, Analyst: Embassies using up scarce US$. I note with serious concern the information contained regarding the Auditor General’s report on the High Commission in South Africa.


Folks, after leaving a vehicle, back is best*

Nov. 22, 2017, 9:54 PM AST Comments

ATTENTION all drivers, especially maxi-taxi and bus drivers. I want them to instruct their passengers when they have disembarked to cross the road from the back of the vehicle instead of the front.


Educating for the future*

Nov. 22, 2017, 9:50 PM AST Comments

I would like to address the issues highlighted by the head of the NPTA and other school principals. These points that pertain to students with regard to the use and abuse of technology, as well as understanding and dealing with behaviour that can arise from a lack of self-esteem—especially by

A project we need to keep*

Nov. 22, 2017, 9:49 PM AST Comments

It is incomprehensible to me and to many others that this Government cannot appreciate the inestimable worth and value of the Plastikeep Project.


Mr CJ, please clear the air*

Nov. 21, 2017, 9:35 PM AST Comments

I must state at the outset that I am not privy to any information other than what is in the public domain on matters involving the judiciary. For quite some time now questions have been swirling in the public domain about the actions of the Chief Justice, commencing with the faux pas surrounding the



Protecting T&T’s precious patrimony*

Nov. 21, 2017, 9:27 PM AST Comments

Ian Ramdhanie wrote an excellent letter in the Express of November 21 in which he questioned whether the country is earning what it should from the exploitation of its oil and gas resources. I chair the Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Steering Committee that

Thank you, Massy All Stars*

Nov. 21, 2017, 9:25 PM AST Comments

Paul G Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, said: “In my own philanthropy and business endeavours, I have seen the critical role that the arts play in stimulating creativity and in developing vital communities….the arts have a crucial impact on our economy and are an important catalyst for l


Pursue your mission with passion*

Nov. 21, 2017, 9:21 PM AST Comments

Thank you Sophia Chote, for your inspiring article in the Sunday Express of November 19. The story of Sylvia and Luise speaks of courage, tenacity and purpose. Their life passions became their life’s mission and through their contributions they enriched our society.



Future of our prison officers looks dim *

Nov. 20, 2017, 6:48 PM AST Comments

The tragic news regarding the murder of the two prison officers last month should serve as evidence of the urgent need to address the safety of prison officers outside of the workplace.