Tuesday, January 16, 2018


Desperate delusions!*

Jan. 14, 2018, 9:48 PM AST Comments

I have no problem with an annual address to the nation which seeks to reflect on the year past and on what is to come. Indeed, when such annual statements become traditional, they give to reviewers and commentators excellent material for comparative analysis over time.

Money worries for schools*

Jan. 14, 2018, 9:46 PM AST Comments

As a recently retired principal, I wish to inform the population that schools are slowly grinding to a halt, with all the attendant consequences, for the reasons provided below.

Towards a world class cricket academy*

Jan. 14, 2018, 9:43 PM AST Comments

A study carried out by researchers SMG Insight has revealed that the hosting of the preliminary and play-off matches of the Caribbean Premier League has brought US$23 million to T&T of which the Lara Cricket Academy has contributed in no insignificant measure.

US leader harsh but honest*

Jan. 14, 2018, 9:42 PM AST Comments

Whilst I disagree with the exact words uttered by US president Donald Trump when he referred to Haiti and countries in Africa in a derogatory manner, he is just saying it as he sees it, being the outspoken individual that he is.

Don’t add this ‘credit’ to Manning’s legacy*

Jan. 14, 2018, 9:41 PM AST Comments

The time has come to correct gross inaccuracies pertaining to the widespread claim that former prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago and also former political leader of the People’s National Movement (PNM) Patrick Manning had coined the term “community leaders”.

Fishy business with Arima bus service*

Jan. 14, 2018, 9:39 PM AST Comments

I did not think it was possible for the Public Transport Service Corporation’s already abysmal Arima service to reach new lows and for them to keep on digging.