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Madam PM, his life is in your hands

My heart broke when I read the article in Friday’s Express headlined “Kublalsingh’s mom writes PM”. Read More »

Culture has much to do with law enforcement

It defies understanding that midway in the second decade of the 21st century a government minister in T&T could assert, with aplomb, that “culture has very little to do with dealing with law enforcement”. Read More »

We need a new approach to battle crime

While I agree wholeheartedly with Rudy Chato Paul’s assessment that a real issue is the “lack of crime detection” letter–“Detection, not crime, main issue this year” to the editor published on Tuesday in the Express, hand-in-hand with it is the early detection of crime accompanied by prompt and timely prosecution, expeditious, fair and legal sentencing and timely execution of sentence. Read More »

What our police commissioner must have

Should a Commissioner of Police be chosen purely on his ability to physically capture a felon, shoot straight and be willing to work 24/7 in all kinds of weather, trail through marijuana bushes, crawl under dilapidated and infested houses and still come up smiling? Read More »

Pastor: No election gifts from any Govt

A Charles in his letter to the Express (17.12.2014), in reference to my letter which was published on the previous day, enquired, “are you implying, pastor, that if for instance, the PNM were to form the next government, you would accept gifts from that government?” Read More »

CAL ticket prices should reflect drop in oil price

With the price of oil dropping below US$60 a barrel, which is about a 40 per cent decrease since June 2014, I would expect the price of airline tickets from CAL to also drop by about the same percentage points. Read More »

Good Samaritans in the season of goodwill

On behalf of my father and my siblings, I would like to express our sincere thanks to the members of the public who lent a helping hand and the officers of SWAT and the staff at Accident and Emergency at the Arima Hospital who all assisted our father in his time of need. Read More »

The path to justice and equity

Growing disagreeableness and unease in the country may likely worsen as the economy weakens, and the election nears. Despite marked political differences, Read More »

Poor management key to Petrotrin’s slide

Petrotrin is in trouble. That is clear. Petrotrin is in trouble not because of any action by the workers. It is in trouble because of bad business decisions made by executive management Read More »

Free programmes actually help those in need

I REFER to Linda Dass’s letter, “Time to downsize all those free programmes” (Express, December 15, Page 14). Read More »

That line between church, state

Sunity Maharaj has again captured the pervasive sentiment of the nation in her article, “The many shades of corruption” (Sunday Express, December 14). Read More »

Improved inter-island ferry service

It is customary at this time of the year to hear complaints from Tobagonians, in particular, about the inadequacy of the inter-island ferry service, the source of which were said to be: Read More »

In defence of the hampers

I am amused at the folly of some church leaders. They think so hegemonically, similar to their prime minister-in-waiting, that they lay bare their naked ambitions. I really wonder who asked those among them to develop a code of ethics for political parties? Read More »

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