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It has been reported that the government and the Communication Workers Union have now agreed terms for the closure of TDC, which is now scheduled to close its doors on September 28.

TDC was the purpose-built state enterprise that evolved from TIDCO, and was created with the express purpose of guiding, directing and promoting the development of...

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Monday, August 21, 2017

President of the Republic of Mauritius

Prime Minister of Sweden

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Monday, August 21, 2017

I verily denounce the current attempts of crooks and dishonest brokers, wherever they exist, to demonise minority groups and peoples in our Republic.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

“I see a more visible gay life and I know fellow Trinis who are out in one way or another—something I couldn’t say before I left for Canada all those years ago. In a way, I envy that they have stayed and prevailed among our own—and didn’t run, like I did.”

Monday, August 21, 2017

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John W Smith: Make the black Cobo the national bird and problem solved.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

I am reading where the Government has sent new crime plans, based on Jamaica’s models, to the Opposition, and is awaiting their response. I have no problem with this at all. But we should not re-invent the wheel.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Recently, the Finance Secretary of the THA presented his budget and it was a well prepared document with great details of expenditure and he boasted that Tobago had only three per cent unemployment, a figure that most economists will tell you is really 100 per cent full employment.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

It is surprising that the story did not refer to any explanation by the TT Met Office. They are supposed to be “knowledgeable” in the occurrence and effects of weather systems in Trinidad, no matter what the geographical scale.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Businessman Christian Moutett may be Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s choice as the sole investigator into the procurement of the Cabo Star and the Ocean Flower 2, but he is being deemed as the wrong man for the job and his appointment is being viewed as a smoke screen to take the issue of the...

Saturday, August 19, 2017

I give thanks to Ann-Marie Ryce, Akende Rudder and Shabaka Kambon. They have made our history an issue which shall flare up in our faces, once again. There are two matters which they have made brought to public attention.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

On the heels of the announcement by the Prime Minister of a sole investigator being appointed to probe the issues surrounding the Cabo Star and the Ocean Flower 2, came the news that three more investigative arrangements being put in place to treat with the same issue—the Port investigating...

Saturday, August 19, 2017

I was happy when my previous letter concerning this subject was published, thinking that something would be done about the potholes on Ariapita Avenue in Woodbrook. That was sometime before carnival and to this present day nothing has been done to the rapidly deteriorating roadway.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Lord, keep me in constant reminder that my mind can be the most offensive weapon that I carry about as I navigate my vehicle on the roads of my country.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

President Donald Trump, bombarded in a speech on infrastructure with repetitive and aggressive questions about Charlottesville, made clear—again—that violence, bigotry and racism in all its many forms, in all its various shapes, were not to be tolerated.

Friday, August 18, 2017

In this land of seven-day wonders, we seem to have forgotten the public uproar over Property Tax of a few weeks back.

Friday, August 18, 2017

The first Olympics I was old enough to remember was the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, the fourth Olympics in which Trinidad and Tobago participated.

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