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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.

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,...

Friday, June 2, 2017

Yesterday’s announcement by BP’s chief executive of upstream, Bernard Looney, that the global energy giant had discovered 2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the Savannah and Macadamia fields off Trinidad’s east coast is certainly great news for T&T, as it provides some measure of...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

According to the child’s mother, Penal resident Kerisha Crawford-Webb, little Khaleesi has been denied entry to at least three schools—Dayanand Vedic, Tulsa Trace Hindu and the St Brigid’s RC—because, as her mother feels, she has a disability.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Until last week’s statement about cases left unfinished by Marcia Ayers-Caesar, there had been a deafening silence from Chief Justice Ivor Archie and the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) on the status of the former chief magistrate.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Controversy and issues over state contracts with home or foreign suppliers have become a constant on this newspaper’s pages recently.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

“They beat me for real long. At a point in time, I thought that was it, because I start to gasp for breath,” assault victim Decima Nottingham told the Guardian last week. “It was real licks. Kick on my chest, in my back and on my head, they had me rolling on the ground.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

In his first address to the nation on December 29, 2015, Prime Minister Keith Rowley, having scanned the country’s dire economic situation, told the population: “We must all appreciate that the circumstances we now face as a nation require sacrifice and managed adjustment in our living standards...

Saturday, May 27, 2017

After a notable absence from the public, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley finally addressed the issues headlining national discourse over the past few weeks.

The list of matters before him was long.

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