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Editorial

In delivering the mid-year budget review on May 10, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said that the increase in international oil prices for the first six months of the 2017 fiscal year had led to an increase in the amount of taxes collected from the energy companies operating in T&T.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Now that former chief magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar has responded to many of the issues surrounding her “resignation”, through a letter to President Anthony Carmona reported in detail in yesterday’s Sunday Guardian, we can only conclude that the case against the Chief Justice and the members of...

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Prime Minister Keith Rowley last week received a comprehensive report on the operations of wholly state-owned Petrotrin, which was said to have included recommendations for the restructuring of the integrated energy company.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Many people in T&T who followed the vote count for Thursday’s snap general election in the United Kingdom would have felt a strong sense of déjà vu.

Friday, June 9, 2017

In reflecting on recent decisions of the Court of Appeal in cases involving the appointment of judges and the submission of property tax forms, Prime Minister Keith Rowley on Wednesday accused members of Opposition of identifying the courts as a place to go to “create mayhem and disturbance.”

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

There is no other way to explain the situation that affects Reyes and her family.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

By her demeanour and responses when she appeared before Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) on Monday, Natasha Brown, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sports, appeared out of step with her responsibilities as the most senior public servant in that...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

According to the story, King Canute placed himself on a beach to show his courtiers that his secular powers were irrelevant when compared to God’s divine powers. He did so by, without success, ordering the incoming tide to stop and not wet his feet and throne.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

London Bridge did not fall down on Saturday night. In the eight minutes that terror reared its ugly head, death, hatred and fear did not triumph.

This is the most important message from the latest attempt by jihadists to strike a crippling blow at an important European landmark.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Chief Justice Ivor Archie’s cryptic declaration that he does not intend to resign, after a majority of attorneys voting at a special meeting of the Law Association called on him to do so, places T&T’s judicial system in a potentially disastrous situation that this country can ill afford.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Historic as it was, the fact that members of the Law Association of T&T have by an overwhelming majority expressed loss of confidence in Chief Justice Ivor Archie and Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) members Maureen Manchouk and Justices Roger Hamel-Smith, Humphrey Stollmeyer,...

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