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Saturday, November 4, 2017

The job of the Commissioner of Police (CoP) is to lead and manage effectively and efficiently the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (the TTPS), an organisation consisting of some 6,500 persons in varying ranks, with an annual expenditure in excess $2.25 billion and billions more in buildings,...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

The Las Vegas experience has spread like wildfire throughout the length and breadth of Trinidad and Tobago. All you have to do is take a drive or walk through populated business areas and you can verify what I am saying.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

The result of the decision of Vasant Bharath to cross swords with former Prime Minister, now Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar for leadership of the party is a foregone conclusion.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

School indiscipline and violence have been hot topics on the educational landscape particularly after the “proletarianisation” of education in the seventies.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Darren Bravo clearly no longer wants to play the longer formats of cricket for the West Indies in the near future. After all, he clearly has serious issues with WI cricket administration.

Monday, October 30, 2017

It’s a life-and-death subject as to whether prisons officers should be allowed to carry firearms outside work just as how some police officers do.

If we are to use comparative logic, if some police officers can do it, why not some prison officers?

Monday, October 30, 2017

It is quite obvious to the average law-abiding citizen that the Minister of National Security has failed the country by not fulfilling the requirements of the Constitution of T&T of providing “security of persons” as enshrined in that Constitution.

Monday, October 30, 2017

It was nice to hear that Cabinet approved $35 million for flood victims. What is necessary also is fair distribution of these funds with preference given to the neediest throughout the entire country.

Monday, October 30, 2017

The decision by the High Court, to compel the Minister of Education to reinstate Mr Sookoo Sonnylal, as principal of the Siparia West Secondary School, speaks volumes about the incompetence of the people in charge of our education system.

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Minister of Education has called upon principals to enforce the ban on cell phones with cameras in all schools, in the aftermath of an incident involving two students at one of our “prestige schools”.

Friday, October 27, 2017

I have been listening to the Finance minister complaining that we do not have the money to carry through with all the existing projects but I am very sceptical at his pronouncements over the last two years.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Anyone who knows anything about disaster planning, will understand that the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management must not be held solely responsible for the poor response during the heavy flooding throughout the country.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Unbelievably, there was no word from the authorities regarding the use of fireworks for the Divali holiday which was as usual, a horrendous, noisy disturbance and which continues unabated from early morning till after 12 at night.

Friday, October 27, 2017

The upcoming UNC internal elections will be an interesting one. The current dilemma is whether the position of political leader can be put up for elections before the expiration of its three-year term.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Oh gosh, the Christmas coming and then Carnival! Wow, all that spending! Consumerism has me confused—joy for some, and for others, ah well... It keeps nagging me though, why this demand for the almighty US dollar?

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