Standing in line to be registered to stay in Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuelans were being offered jobs by local companies. These migrants will work hard, be pleasant at their job, because they have to support themselves and family back in Venezuela. Trinis saying: “The crime rate going to go up.” “They going to take away our husbands/wives.” Well the marriage must have been “on the rocks” long before.

And “they going to take our Trini jobs”. If all along you were lazy, wanting a specific job near to home, why did you not take any job till the opportunity that you wish comes along?

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IF, in the midst of the upsurge of carnage, the best that the Government could do is lean heavier on Crime Stoppers then it is evident that it has no roadmap for leading the country out of the criminal quagmire in which it is caught.

Trinidad and Tobago has been ranked within the top ten countries in the world for online porn consumption per capita on the Google search engine too many times. This is a startling fact. What does this mean? What in our past or present reality has driven us to pornography in such desperate numbers? This is alarming to say the least. 

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has to be eminently aware that by virtue of his appointment to a job to which the prime minister holds veto power, he would not be free from political interference—more so, the nasty politics which has ensnared our country.

Oilfields Workers’ Trade ­Union president-general Ancel Roget has no moral authority to rant on the expected lay-off of 199 non-teaching University of Trini­dad and Tobago (UTT) workers who are members of his union.

WE are now 185 years on from emancipation. Recently deceased historian Colin Palmer made the fact of an African diaspora in the Americas a pillar of his scholarship. 

Theresa May, Britain’s tortured prime minister, will leave Number 10 Downing Street, London, for good on Wednesday, deeply scarred by the Brexit crisis.