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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

I, for one, am not surprised that the interest of the Sandals Group in Tobago has been somewhat downgraded for, let us face it, any impartial observer with no special interest, reflecting on the issues being raised in the negative (many petty) must conclude that there has been some element of...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Pharmacy services in Trinidad and Tobago is in a critical situation. The highest administrative office for pharmacy in The Ministry of Health, The Drug Inspectorate, has been completely denuded of staff over the last few years so that it is unable to efficiently carry out its functions.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

The key to being success-driven in national security is first and foremost to be Transformational in your leadership and to adopt a project governance approach.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

We are now in the month of November and all around us we can feel the Christmas atmosphere. The hustle and bustle is everywhere especially in our businesses who see this as an opportunity.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Good things have to be celebrated and not taken for granted these days. My wife and I and two daughters went to the Immigration Office on Frederick St on the morning of November 16, in order to apply for renewal of passports.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Trade unions demand respect, or else. Or else they make us all look like fools in the eyes of the world. Social media sits on every shoulder and reprehensible behaviour instantly goes viral.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Trinidad is in a sad, sad state. How did we get here? When we became an independent nation, we apparently abandoned a good work ethic. Not apparently—we did. The “massa day done” syndrome kicked in.

Friday, November 17, 2017

It’s refreshing to hear the PM speak so candidly about the recent Immigration fiasco. His words sum up what many ordinary citizens are thinking and hopefully the message will be understood, so we’ll never have a repeat of this.

Friday, November 17, 2017

I read that the Prime Minister was annoyed and that he has said that civil servants should not hold the country to ransom.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The beautiful island of Tobago this week recorded murder No. 10 and the records will show that 2017 has seen the highest amount of murders in history on that island. Yes, sweet Tobago, our little paradise.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

T&T cannot and will not be held to ransom. The minority will not inconvenience the majority. No how, no way.

Among the crowd on Sunday were the very young, the sick and the elderly. But then again, does anyone care once it is not impacting on them?

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

That a comprehensive education for all citizens is a Peoples National Movement idea cannot be disputed. It is part of national history. What could not be conceived was that the idea would now, in the year 2017, hit the snag of not being 100 per cent sustainable.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

It is distasteful to hear the senseless politics being played out over the appointment of Makeda Antoine as Ambassador to Geneva. This young lady is suitably qualified and has been given an opportunity to craft a diplomatic career.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

In 2009 I wrote an article indicating that given our political history, a revenue authority with contract officers appointed by the political party in service is an extremely dangerous endeavour. I repeat my concerns today.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Recently I changed my car tyres and was charged $10 to dispose of each tyre. To which I really had no problem as I recognised that there is a serious problem with the irresponsible disposal of used tyres.

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