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Oh, behold the adventures of the UWI bus service from San Fernando to St Augustine!

The UWI bus was the source of many adventures and mishaps on Tuesday. What an eventful day it was! The morning started off on a bright note with the 6 am bus departing the south terminal with great precision. However, as the day progressed, the events which...

Saturday, April 29, 2017

The economic downgrade for T&T last week is just another sign that we need to start looking internally for revenue generation. Since the campaign of 2015, the PNM government has championed the implementation of Property Tax.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

The Minister of finance is reported as being vexed about Property Tax, nevertheless less he went on to say in local terms “we need the money.” He made mention of the country financial’s situation, justifying that it had to be done.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

I am of the opinion that no good businessman would honestly pay property tax without passing on the cost to his clients or customers. Since in many cases properties are rented, I can foresee some domino effects:

• Supermarkets would pay more, so food prices would move up;

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Like me, there are thousands of Trinis living abroad who have as their greatest desire, to return home to live out their retirement days. This, however, is too much of a gamble as it seems there is a high probability of us getting killed for nothing.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Regrettably, collectively we should be concerned at our continuing inability to grasp, understand and internalise notions of nation building.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

I would like to thank Dr Bratt for giving his opinion on the lunch hour for primary schools.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

There is a one-sided argument in the public domain surrounding the reintroduction of the Property Tax. This continues to disappoint many of us who are paying attention to the country’s economy.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

I really like Jason Holder as a person, he is a really nice guy. He is very articulate and looks good in front of the camera as well.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

There has been a lot of debate over the issue of violence in schools. Accordingly, please allow me to put forward suggestions that may curb and may even discontinue this practice.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

It worked for the Congress of the People (COP) in 2010 but can it work once more in 2020? It is only in Third World T&T that the payment of property tax is used as a political football and not a reality of an educated life style.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Did I get it right? The National Primary School Principals Association (NPSPA) has recommended a shorter school day as its strategy to reduce injury and indiscipline among students at school.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Some places have stopped using Styrofoam as their food containers almost 20 years ago. We copy everything American, why not this?

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Almost every reader will agree that one’s home is an extension of its occupant’s personality and indeed the lack of one could negatively affect any person’s well being. As we always say, a man’s home is his castle.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

The topic of retirement has engaged the minds of many people for a long while now. In the decade before Independence, life expectancy was lower than in developed countries and thus retirement was set at 60 years of age.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

If what I read on the front page in the Guardian of April 13 is true, I am surprised and shocked to discover that the HDC, a state snterprise, is promoting the sale of the Victoria Keys apartments.

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