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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

It is long past the time when the Government of the day—current and past—working through Parliament, should have brought to an end the patently untenable and dysfunctional cycle of temporary appointments to the post of Commissioner of Police (CoP).

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

As a former Commissioner of the Police Service Commission (PSC), I write to add my voice to the debate.

I have read several articles (and news items) in our newspapers and they seem to bring into question the suitability of DCP Dulalchan as a potential commissioner of police.

Monday, January 29, 2018

I write in response to the letter by Prof Stephan Gift in the press of Tuesday, January 23, captioned “Beware, the flu vaccine comes with serious health risks”.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

I am amazed that the Prime Minister states that the Port scanners cannot be activated. This is compromising the national security.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Late in 2017, a major–perhaps fatal–flaw was exposed in one of Trinidad and Tobago’s taxpayer-owned companies.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

For far too long we have been complaining about customer service in Trinidad and Tobago, yet we never make small changes to correct this issue.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Recent media reports carried a story on January 22 about a Russian naval vessel in T&T waters. The local media rebroadcast a story by US cable network CNN, a report by Brian Todd on the Russian communication vessel Viktor Leonov.

Friday, January 26, 2018

The Prime Minister should stop moaning about crime and political issues in which he says he has no control. With respect to the galloping rate of murders and crime here, all he needs to do immediately is to restore the death penalty and recommence hanging those already found guilty of murder.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Many complaints are currently being raised about the arbitrariness of the fees charged by banks and the lack of transparency in their dealings with customers.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Wednesday January 24, 2018 is the date of the consent order in the Appeal Court, in this long-running legal battle between the Ministry of Finance and The Economy and I. That consent order will allow the public much better insight into the CL Financial bailout.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Sitting on the Port in Tobago to hear the person on the PA system inform us, who have been waiting since 4.30 am, that the boat will not be sailing at the appointed time because of mechanical problems, makes me wonder where my tax dollars are going.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association (T&TMA) writes in response to an article published in Tuesday’s Guardian entitled “Vitamin C more effective than flu vaccine?” We have consulted with various stakeholders including technical professionals at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The ordinary citizens of this nation should sit down and have a good look at what is really going on. It is pointless just hoping for things to change or relying on those in positions of authority or wealth to bring about the required changes, as they see things from a different perspective.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The opinion letter entitled “Poor managers a big part of problem” by Anne Murphy published in yesterday’s Guardian admonishes managers for the “poor work ethic” of their subordinates.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Two important reports appeared yesterday morning in the local press which go to show that the nation is in a confused state and in turmoil. One, is that trigger happy youths are now being blamed for the murders and not gangsters.

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