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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago under the management of the two major political parties have spent over $1 billion on overpasses, road expansion and adjustments to the Churchill Roosevelt Highway without any major improvement to our traffic situation.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

In 2015, His Excellency President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona issued a statement from his office complimenting Dr Rowley, Prime Minister-elect for his victory speech at Balisier House. He endorsed the motif of the address as genuine inclusivity to all and that of a true statesmanship.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

As budget day is approaching, I am wondering if proper fiscal measures would be put in place, or just whims and fancies, or what sounds nice. A typical example is the hybrid vehicles that are tax free.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque reiterated the Community’s solidarity with the Republic of Cuba in the wake of Hurricane Irma’s impact on that country.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Let me tell you how happy I am that the construction at Maracas Beach is happening. For years when you go there, the bathrooms have given trouble and on a crowded weekend you don’t always get a good space to park. But I heard the Minister say that there will be new facilities.

Monday, September 18, 2017

With the increased incidence of murders and other personal assaults, the demand for the introduction of these devices has grown to a fever pitch.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Our Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, at the third conversation with the Prime Minister held at St Augustine sent a clear message concerning corruption in our society.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

On behalf of the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Brazilian people, I avail myself of the opportunity to use this space to express once more our gratitude to the Government of the Republic of T&T and its people for their support to the evacuation efforts of Brazilian...

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Recently, I read letters in the newspaper talking about Customs at the Piarco Airport and I thought that I should add my experience.

A few weeks ago, I was on board a night flight for Grenada.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

It appears that the Opposition’s job is one of distraction. They are continuously asking questions when they know the answers.

On September 15, Ramona Ramdial asked Dr Rowley about protecting women.

Really, Ms Ramdial, you suddenly care! Where were you for the period 2010-2015?

Saturday, September 16, 2017

It would appear that politicians and other individuals of responsibility are getting somewhat jittery over the report of the fake oil saga. If they don’t believe its true or they are not involved in any underhand dealings they should not get hot under the collar.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Many institutions in T&T are failing to meet the felt needs of citizens because there is too much crime.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

I am a Trini to the bone and, despite things being rough at times, I would not choose to live or work anywhere else. I have great sympathy for patriotic Trinis and little for those who gripe and complain about how bad T&T is and feel that “foreign” is better.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Imagine the government and prison service planned to spend about $52 million on improving some of the basic physical conditions in some of the prisons and we are hearing that prisoners are breaking out pieces of toilets and other physical infrastructure to fight prison officers and others...

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The continued fear remains yet again, as a nation which once had the honour of being ranked as the happiest island with the happiest people, stand tethered together by the unforgiving hands of criminal activity.

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