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Sunday, February 4, 2018

If what we have read in the newspapers on the CNC/NGC standoff is true then the Caribbean Nitrogen Company (CNC), which had shut down its ammonia plant because it couldn’t reach a price agreement with the National Gas Company, is now willing to resume negotiations.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Some writers define cultural clashes as: “A type of conflict that occurs when different cultural values and beliefs clash. It is also been used to explain violence and crime.”

Friday, February 2, 2018

The murder rate for the month of January stands at 60, the bloodiest month on record in our island’s history.

Yet since 2012, we can’t seem to get off the starting blocks when it comes to appointing a police commissioner.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Operational issues sometimes obscure broader and deeper strategic challenges. The current impasse between CNC and NGC supposedly over the price at which NGC sells to the industry masks many difficult choices.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The National Gas Company (NGC) lost a whopping $10.6 billion on gas sales from 2012-2016. (Data taken from Energy Efficiency in the Power Generation Sector in T&T by Dr Thackwray Driver, president and CEO of Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago).

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

How do you prepare your daughter for marriage, when you’ve never done it yourself?

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

I am convinced that one of the key differences between so-called “developed” and “developing” countries is the level of studied precision applied to decision-making and the degree of orderliness in doing so.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The day after the September 11 attacks, George F Will, a columnist for the Washington Post, wrote that the tragic event marked an end to the, “…nation’s decade-long holiday from history.”

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

As is usual around Carnival time, wining is in the news. The police have spoken. No wining on a person unless that person agrees to it. You could get charge. That would be something! A man get charge for wining on somebody at a fete or on the road. Does that hold for women wining on men?

Monday, January 29, 2018

Last year’s politically-astute megahit touched a deep chord in people’s spinal cord. Ultimate Rejects-MX Prime’s Full Extreme brilliantly called out the disaster that is Port-of-Spain’s governance of the nation’s treasury and economy.