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Saturday, January 31, 2015

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Protect our rights from fete makers

As someone living in a residential area I would like to express my solidarity with the residents of Gulf View in their bid to stop a Carnival fete which would seriously impinge on their right to enjoy their property. Read More »

Many initiatives put in place to deal with corruption

PNM supporters and spokespersons tend to become hyper vigilant about corruption when they are not in executive office. Read More »

Captain, it is time to go out gracefully

I have been in the National Archives recently, reading The People, a lively pro-labour weekly of the 1930s and 1940s. Read More »

Good behaviour begins with you, the citizens

WE all look up to the professionals. By mimicking the way they conduct their lives we gauge our own aspirations. Read More »

Can we stop the smoke and mirrors?

Riveted by the picture of horrendous damage done to a seaside house in the Manzanilla area and fully aware of the community meeting where MP Peters told residents that the job was so technical they could not understand the issues. I ventured with much trepidation to Mayaro last week. What I met was not what I expected. Read More »

Judiciary should take action

So the Judiciary has issued a denial that they sent to the Speaker the correspondence he claimed they sent. However, in just issuing a denial the Judiciary has failed to fully address such a serious issue. The Speaker was let off with nary a pat on the wrist. The declaration made by the Speaker in Parliament had the Judiciary being held in disrepute by the public. The legal fraternity was aghast. Read More »

UWI has no case to answer!

I read the article published by Michael Harris in the Express of January 26. I was saddened to see that such a cheap shot was taken at tarnishing the image of such a longstanding and well respected regional institution, The University of the West Indies (The UWI). Read More »

Welcome clarity on wrecking rules

The very enlightening and valuable advertisement by the Police Service on the operations of the wrecking menace in Port of Spain will, one hopes, help to moderate the enthusiasm of the operators of the scheme and bring some relief to hard-pressed visitors to the city. Read More »

‘How’ and ‘why’ surrounding Larry

I am sorry to say, but the country does not appear to be too impressed with the perfor­mance of Finance Minister Larry Howai as his track record in public office has not been of the standard necessary to in­stil the confidence so desperately needed at this critical time. Read More »

Ministry out of bounds

It is quite mystifying that the Ministry of Finance is reported to have released a statement giving information on what is a private matter— the issuance of a pre-action protocol letter sent by Larry Howai. Read More »

Same Crix, different oven

The Bermudez Biscuit Co would like to assure our consumers that there has been no change made to the recipe of Crix. Read More »

From drunk drivers to blatant litterers

“Rum till I die” is not a good mantra, especially for the miscreants who insist they must drink alcoholic beve­rages and drive on our roads and highways. Read More »

Weak Trini men kill, abuse women

To tell how primitive a culture is, look at the way its men treat their women. Read More »

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