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I hereby call upon the Director of Public prosecutions, Mr Roger Gaspard SC to invoke his powers under Section 90 of the Constitution to request the Commissioner of Police detail a senior officer to conduct a thorough investigation to ascertain whether the former Chief Magistrate, Marcia Ayers-Caesar or and Chief Justice, Ivor Archie had committed the...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The tobacco epidemic–truth behind this silent killer

“…There is a deadly epidemic that kills more people than tuberculosis, AIDS and Malaria combined, and until recently, it received almost no public attention: Tobacco Use”

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Jai Parasram’s article on Indian Arrival Day was a well written and an adequate response to critics of the annual Indian Arrival commemoration in Trinidad and other parts of the Caribbean and world (Sunday Guardian, May 28, 2017, p 13 Indian Arrival Day Celebrates Spirit of Survival.)

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

I for one welcomed the advent of Internet banking because it saved me the trouble of having to go into the bank and stand in long lines with inadequate amount of tellers to deal with me, even if only to answer a query that I may have.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

2017 marks 172 years of East Indian presence in T&T. Indians did not come to T&T willingly. Keep that in mind. Licensed immigrant recruiters know as “Arkatias” did the dirty work. Arkatia means a hook, as in fishing.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

On January 10, 2017 Cabinet appointed a seven-member Police Manpower Audit Committee. We are now rolling out several data-gathering projects to help capture public concerns and recommendations for improving police performance, integrity, accountability and morale.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

On January 10, 2017 Cabinet appointed a seven-member Police Manpower Audit Committee. We are now rolling out several data-gathering projects to help capture public concerns and recommendations for improving police performance, integrity, accountability and morale.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Paras Ramoutar

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Every year Muslims throughout the world eagerly await the glorious month of Ramadan. For the last two months, they have been supplicating to their Creator to bless them during the preceding months of Rajab and Shabaan and to allow them to reach Ramadan!

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Here we go again, more or less accepting the first issue of the various cock and bull stories coming our way about the two PNM politicians squandering taxpayers’ money.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

EVOLUTION

We sailed the Kala Pani

In ships so small and frail

We braved the monsoon’s tyranny

Most times we had to bail

But came we on to West Indies

From famine and from jail

Because the British sahibs say the coolies mutiny

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Were I ever to contemplate a life of crime, my biggest fear would not be getting caught and being punished but rather, what I may have to endure before I ever get to trial.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

We are a country of protesters. Certainly some things should be protested and protested vehemently against. However, what of those that merit support?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

African Liberation Day was established by the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on May 25, 1963. The OAU became the African Union in 2002 and has continued to observe and recognise African Liberation Day.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

I must say that it is nice to see that the Cascade bridge has been recently re-painted in the standard black and white colours. Although not an expert, I expect that the contrasting black and white decor will make the bridge more discernible at night.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sean Luke was killed in March 2006 and the trial of his murderers is yet to start. It was adjourned to June 13, 2017. This is over ten years they are in Remand Yard.

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