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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...

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.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Devaluing T&T’s currency steals purchasing power from every citizen holding TT dollars as savings or to pay for daily goods and services. Devaluing the TT dollar by 25 per cent instantly devalues international purchasing power by 20 per cent.

Monday, August 14, 2017

I have been listening very carefully to the call of the President of OWTU to boycott the one per cent in Trinidad and Tobago who are the descendants of the Syrian/Lebanese community and are citizens of T&T by birth.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Some time ago, one of T&T’s distinguished retired bankers suffered a horrible home invasion where his apartment was ransacked and a number of items stolen. Among the items stolen was his wife’s handbag.

Monday, August 14, 2017

We are sorely lacking in the arrest and successful prosecution of criminals. Once criminals know that they can be caught quickly and that they stand a high probability of being prosecuted and convicted, it can lead to a deterrence in crime.

Monday, August 14, 2017

At a very early age my parents, who were unable to read and write, stressed having an education as they understood it to be the future.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

One of the hallmarks of good leadership is the ability to set priorities that are best for the organisation or the country’s development.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The public was recently advised that the contract for the Ocean Flower 2 was cancelled by the Port Authority and it will not be servicing the T&T sea bridge.

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Family members of Jereem Richards gather at his Point Fortin home. The runner placed third today at the Men’s 200 metres race at the World Championships in London, England.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Your typical dictator of a small country might as well be a mouse for all the notice the world pays, unless two things happen.

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