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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...

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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Friday, August 18, 2017

China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has been awarded a $221.7 million contract by the National infrastructure Development Company (Nidco) to build the controversial Curepe Interchange, the state company’s chairman Herbert George has confirmed.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Last week, we looked at some of the things you need to do before a meeting to ensure that the time is used wisely. This week, we’re looking at how to make best use of the time spent during the meeting.

Friday, August 18, 2017

In part three we discussed saving and spending. Today we will continue to operationalise the plan by discussing ‘giving’ and tying it all together.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mr Basdeo Panday is calling for a role for the trade unions in the political management of the country. One way he sees is via the tripartite relationship among the government, labour and the private sector.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

 The decision to make your diet one that is low in sugar, low in toxins and that’s filled with high-fibre foods is one of the best decisions you can make as following such a diet is crucial for supporting your liver.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The media are referred to as the “fourth estate” to keep checks and balances on the other three estates. In early times, the three estates were the clergy, nobility and commoners. In contemporary time, they are referred to the executive, judiciary and the legislature.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

 It seems to be a weekly pattern now. I speak of retrenchment or the non renewal of contracts in the public sector. This week we have over one hundred TDC workers receiving retrenchment letters. And it seems to be no big thing by those who are doing this.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Heartiest congratulations and highest commendations are in order for our 4x400 quartet of Jarrin Solomon, Jereem Richards, Machel Cedenio and Lalonde Gordon for winning gold at the World Championships in London. They have brought great pride and joy to our land.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

I remember a time, not too long ago, when I caught myself thinking that a particular mother was somewhat delinquent because I’d never seen her drop or pick up her kids.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

We sat at the edge of our seats watching history in the making for our beloved Republic Sunday at the World Games in London. Jarrin Solomon, Jareem Richards, Machel Cedenio and Lalonde Gordon are our real life super heroes.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

As Lalonde Gordon took over the baton from Machel Cedenio, I could see the fire in his eyes. This was the last leg of the men’s 4x400m relay final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Expectations were lukewarm for this Trinidad and Tobago team for the 2017 IAAF World Championships. There was optimism that Keshorn Walcott in javelin, Jereem Richards in the 200 metres, the men 4x400 relay team would be on the podium.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Our Chinese have always been welcomed in T&T. They are polite and always smile with everybody. Never an unkind word, never rude to anybody. So why are these new people opening restaurants being attacked?

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

After a few days in Grenada for Bishop Clyde Harvey’s ordination as Grenada’s new Bishop, I returned to Piarco with a plane load of 63 other travellers, including Archbishop Joseph Harris, many of whom were likely in Grenada on the same mission.

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