Friday, November 27, 2015


Why are our children so angry?

Nov. 26, 2015, 8:8 PM AST Comments

The family structure has morphed into an unsustainable matrix where older siblings are asked to assume the responsibility of taking care of the younger ones...

Challenge to EBC will benefit us all

Nov. 26, 2015, 8:8 PM AST Comments

Whatever one may think of the UNC and its challenges of the EBC’s decision to extend the hours of voting on election day, it must be acknowledged the issue needs to be ventilated.

‘Retarded’ outmoded, offensive

Nov. 26, 2015, 8:7 PM AST Comments

Is the Trinidad and Tobago Association for Retarded Children unaware the word “retarded” was deemed derogatory, offensive and demeaning and its use is no longer politically correct?

Couva hospital a vanity project

Nov. 26, 2015, 8:6 PM AST Comments

The Couva Hospital is of no use to anyone until it can be successfully staffed. This hospital remains closed because there is, in general, an acute shortage of doctors and nurses in T&T.

PNM, don’t get me angry, please

Nov. 25, 2015, 7:41 PM AST Comments

Dear People’s National Movement (PNM) administration, I have a few concerns—the Brian Lara Stadium is going to be completed and a new hotel is going to be built where St Clair Police Station was located, but there is no money to complete things at the Couva Hospital? Excuse me?

Our chronic corruption woes

Nov. 25, 2015, 7:40 PM AST Comments

MINISTER Franklin Khan was recently quoted in the newspapers saying “the squandermania, waste, leakage and haemorrhaging of State resources (under the previous regime) was unparalleled in the history of this country”.

What about the poor?

Nov. 24, 2015, 6:8 PM AST Comments

The Keith Rowley Economic Advisory Board, in the advice it renders concerning the Government’s approach to providing “low-cost housing” for the “poor”, cannot be guided solely by income considerations.

Make better use of police resources

Nov. 24, 2015, 6:7 PM AST Comments

Over many years we would have all noticed, on a daily basis, commercial vehicles, especially those being carried on long-bed trailers, being escorted by police cars or motorcycle outriders, or sometimes both.

Think before you vote

Nov. 24, 2015, 6:3 PM AST Comments

Kindly permit me to share an opinion on the United National Congress (UNC) internal elections scheduled for next week. I am not a member of the UNC, and caution those members who shall be casting their votes to think first and think carefully about who you vote for.

Is $45,000 a month middle income?

Nov. 23, 2015, 7:44 PM AST Comments

The decision of the Government to reduce the ceiling to qualify for Housing Development Corporation (HDC) homes from $45,000 per month to $25,000 per month has met with severe criticism from some Opposition politicians.