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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Earlier in the week, I listened attentively to an address by the Honourable Prime Minister, Mrs Kamla Persad-Bissessar entitled “Investing in Trinidad and Tobago.” The PM was at the time speaking to distinguished representatives of the T&T and United Kingdom business...

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Almost a decade ago the fishermen in Tobago detected a distinct and significant drop in their catch rates during and long after marine seismic surveys were conducted.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

I remember while residing in To-bago in 2003—2004, there was a “pothole truck”—repair unit. If memory serves me right it was made in Germany. It was a large vehicle that housed everything needed to carry out pothole repairs. I have not seen this truck since 2004.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Being a child of the 80s and accustomed to soca of good taste, it was really nice see All Rounder, displaying talent and skill, go “head to head” with the younger artistes.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Panyard judging and the Pano-rama semi-finals generated tre-mendous interest in the steelband fraternity. Steelbands should use that momentum especially during the two weeks before the finals to stage various panyard activities day and/or night.

Friday, March 18, 2011

The chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue says, “In this new system if you owe five cents then (sic) we know.” This is reminiscent of the old adage, “penny wise and pound foolish.” While the board is focusing on the five cents the millions, and billions, are getting away.

Friday, March 18, 2011

 

It is notable that the Prime Minister has taken a cultural contingent to London to celebrate Commonwealth Week and accompanying her is the Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism. It is a paradox that the minister is not accompanied by a multicultural contingent.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Now that the invasion of the Carnival jumbie in the barbaric bacchanalia in its boisterous celebration is over and the feteing and yelling, the crude licentious wining and stomping have come to an end, once more, we are faced with the morose reality of life.

Friday, March 18, 2011

 

For far too long drivers of “P” vehicles five years old and over have flouted the inspection law and failed to have their vehicles Inspected.

The police are reluctant to enforce the law because of long delays and time consumed in court.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Today our national dish of shark and bake is now imported Guyan-ese cat fish and bake. Shark populations have been decimated. Other countries are responding, and so too can we. FFOS calls on the Government to take a position on this national crisis which can be reversed.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

For four years Amery Brown never said boo to a goose far less to his maximum leader who wasted the country’s oil boom riches on useless projects, leaving the Treasury empty. Now we hear Amery whining about “wasteful investments” by the Government in Carnival bands.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Hot on the heels of International Women’s Day and on reports in our media recently that a National Commission on the Status of Women is to be established in T&T, I was saddened to note that the 10 people appointed to date (including the chairman) to the National Commission for Higher...

Thursday, March 17, 2011

I doubt very much that a doctor would wake up one day and decide that he/she will intentionally kill a patient that day, that he/she will purposely be careless and negligent.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

The president of the Public Services Association (PSA), Watson Duke, and members of the executive should rethink the strategies being employed in their effort to obtain increased salaries for employees of the Public Service.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

The hanging bill has been obstructed and cannot be presented for debate in Parliament for another six months. These few months will not make a difference, simply because any opposition lending support to a government bill as important as this will mean political suicide.

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