Sunday, February 26, 2017

Letters



Pan is the man in the van

Feb. 24, 2017, 9:41 PM AST Comments

Hype and money go together like love and marriage which, as the old song says, go together like a horse and carriage and we can go on indefinitely until we get to who begat what when. The Americans, still and increasingly the most parochial people on earth, were able to disguise this brilliantly.

All Stars jammin’ still...

Feb. 24, 2017, 9:40 PM AST Comments

This year we wear our hearts on our chest. We, the Massy Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra, felt it necessary months ago, to use our gifts and talents to do something uplifting for our country by way of our performances at this year’s Panorama and Carnival activities. Something to make people


We doh business?

Feb. 24, 2017, 9:39 PM AST Comments

The perimeter fences which were erected at the Queen’s Royal College and Roxy roundabouts to prevent trampling of the shrubbery over Carnival are now shrouded in advertising bunting. This has the, I hope, unintended consequence of restricting the 360 degree view normally afforded by a roundabo


Politicians need to step up

Feb. 24, 2017, 9:38 PM AST Comments

a great weight came off many shoulders—financial institutions, businesses and citizens—after the passing of the FATCA bill. After also six months of back and forth, debates, disagreements, walkouts etc, an agreement has been reached between the Government and the Opposition.


Many top black males in T&T

Feb. 24, 2017, 9:37 PM AST Comments

Steve Smith (“Ethnic politricks from Prof Lewis”, Express, February 24) gave an appropriate response to Prof Theodore Lewis’s Express article on February 23 headlined “Black male youth missing”. However, Prof Lewis’s article in the Express of February 17, headlin

Please let Fya Empress sing

Feb. 23, 2017, 6:26 PM AST Comments

Decision-makers need to decide where they want take our country, and the means by which they do so, because currently, it would appear being neither fish nor fowl, decisions are made on “how it go look” rather than what is best for a country of 1.4 million people.


Outstanding performance by 3-Canal

Feb. 23, 2017, 6:25 PM AST Comments

I had the absolute honour to see the opening night of 3-Canal's Blue Forever, Forever Blue performance at the Queen's Hall last night, and what a tremendous spectacle it was.


Let’s talk about sex

Feb. 23, 2017, 6:25 PM AST Comments

I NOTED with some alarm the debate on whether there should be distribution of condoms in school.



My mother got great care

Feb. 23, 2017, 6:21 PM AST Comments

MY APPRECIATION to the staff of the Casualty Department at the Port of Spain General Hospital who worked the night shift on February 3.