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Friday, November 10, 2017

An estimated 415 million people have been diagnosed with Diabetes worldwide, a figure set to grow to 642 million if nothing is done. Every year, World Diabetes Day is celebrated on November 14 with this year’s theme of “Women and Diabetes–our right to a healthy future.”

Friday, November 10, 2017

A few weeks ago the death of a young, bright woman shocked the nation to the core. A person with the ability to reach to the highest of her desires and someone whose passion could have fuelled her into becoming a great asset to our country, was found dead, being deemed an act of suicide.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

In my address at the ceremony when I was granted an honorary degree by The UWI, I made a call for responsible citizens to getup, stand up and speak up, for gender justice.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

In my address at the ceremony when I was granted an honorary degree by The UWI, I made a call for responsible citizens to getup, stand up and speak up, for gender justice.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

One of the biggest stars of regional cricket, Marlon Samuels, was reported to have recently said on Sportsmax TV that you need to have a “godfather” in administration to make the West Indies team.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Does your opinion matter?

Do you know that every single idea, voice and action of each citizen, helps to shape our society and beloved country?

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Since May 2017, school feeding caterers have not been paid. They only received 25 per cent of the money for May, and it was paid in late in the month. A small percentage was paid in September and an even smaller percentage was given in October.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

I find it difficult to believe in our politicians as they seem to forget the philosophies which they espoused a few years ago. In 2014, the then-prime minister, speaking on the recommendations of the Constitution Commission which she had set up, declared:

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

On a daily basis in San Fernando there is a traffic gridlock that exists from UTT at Southpark and extends to Marabella and also to Mon Repos and Navet.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

I never thought I would live to see the day when the Port-of-Spain Lighthouse, which overlooks the entrance to our country’s capital, would undergo such a wonderful makeover.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Tamarind Square is now open for public use—no more padlocks on the gates.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

I am a Canadian who has loved and visited T&T since 1983. In 1984 and 1985 I produced programming on Carnival for Toronto’s City-TV.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

I continue to say the ad hoc decisions or political interference in our institutions by governments have resulted in debt problems. The announcement that the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) faces severe financial constraints as a result of huge debt is not surprising.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Dear WASA officials, please let us, the residents of some areas in Diego Martin, know why we are not getting water on a regular basis. Previously we got a water supply a few times a week, now we are lucky if we get once a week.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

There are news reports that the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) will not be able to continue full operations beyond January 2018.

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