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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Respect for those in authority seems to have gone out the door in our beloved country. There is a trend taking place where citizens are disrespecting police officers, children are disrespecting teachers and on social media there are a lot of memes disrespecting politicians.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

It was really a mixed bag in terms of performance at these Commonwealth Games. The highlights have to be gold medal winning performances by Jereem “The Dream” Richards in the Men’s 200 metres race in dramatic fashion because Zarnel Hughes of England was disqualified.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Much is being made of the ruling of the High Court on matters relating to buggery. In fact, the very small LGBT group seems to be getting an inordinate amount of publicity on the matter which seems to indicate that they do have influential persons in high places.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

In response to the letter to the Editor under the heading “WASA hindering bus service” carried in the T&T Guardian on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, the Authority would like to provide the following response, in relation to some of the issues raised:

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Archbishop of Port-of-Spain wrote that “the Church does not agree with keeping buggery as a criminal offence. Buggery is a serious moral offence, but it should not put someone in prison for 25 years.”

Monday, April 16, 2018

Daily, we see newspaper headlines and stories chronicling the frightening reality that guns and ammunition, drugs and what sometimes appear to be human trafficking, are infiltrating our borders and are possibly contributing to our alarming crime statistics.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Daily, we see newspaper headlines and stories chronicling the frightening reality that guns and ammunition, drugs and what sometimes appear to be human trafficking, are infiltrating our borders and are possibly contributing to our alarming crime statistics.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

The Minister of Labour has announced that her ministry will be drafting a National Sexual Harassment Policy.

I hope that this policy will be fair to both genders, unlike the Ministry’s view towards employers. Otherwise, heaven help you if you are a male employer!

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Should more taxpayers’ money be spent to appeal the High Court ruling with regards to the LGBTQIA issue? This will involve:

• Cost of Appeal Court process;

• Cost of legal team for appeal for the State;

• Cost to be paid to other side, etc.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Heartiest congratulations to Jereem Richards on winning the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games men’s 200 metre final in Australia.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

The reason most Christians do not deem homosexuality acceptable is that they believe the body is the temple of God. Sinning against your own body desecrates God’s temple so it is a sin against God Himself.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

I refer to an advertisement in a daily newspaper headlined “WASA commemorates World Water Day 2018 and this year’s theme ‘Nature For Water.’”

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Were the people domiciled in Trinidad to continue in their laid-back complacent mode it could be a case of the unilateral, Tobago–centred and driven large scale amendment of the 1976 Republican Constitution using the back door of the Tobago Self-Government Bill that is now before a JSC for its...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Despite articles in the T&T Guardian and the desire of the Board of Inland Revenue and the Government of T&T to enhance their Tax Revenue Department, we are upon the deadline for Tax Returns of April 30 and citizens are unable to collect the necessary Tax Return Forms for their...

Monday, April 9, 2018

As a medical doctor over the many years, I have served many patients who were exposed to paraquat, a commonly used pesticide in T&T. The general public usually recognises this compound as “gramoxone”. This is a very dangerous weedicide which is used copiously in the agricultural sector.

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