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There are reports of an illegal quarry operating in the Matura forest. An excavator is on site, destroying the trees and digging for gravel. It’s been going on for months. The worst thing is that it’s happening in plain sight of the police. An investigation must start. It is alleged that Mack-sized quarry trucks park near to the Matura police station...

Friday, March 24, 2017

Between sexual violence statistics and the slow pace of legal progress for domestic workers, feminist activism often feels like running in the same place or, worse, pushing a boulder uphill each day only to start again at the bottom the next.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

By twinning investigative journalism with reporting on development stimulated some very interesting perspectives from regional reporters assembled for the event.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha had no choice but to seek redress from the Privy Council when the former PNM Government denied it a radio licence.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

According to a full-page ad published by the Equal Opportunities Commission, it appears putting on weight may be a sign of sexual harassment. So when women get fat, they can now blame men instead of cake.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Really, there should be a limit on how long after Carnival you can continue to talk about it uselessly, but the rabble babbles on. The latest is, or will be, UTT Carnival Studies students’ Carnival Review 2017 tomorrow.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Last Wednesday in Parliament, Minister Stuart Young said I never told the country about the curtailments of natural gas supply. He declared that I had continuously blamed it on maintenance and blamed it on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

It is fairly well accepted that our education system is a failure. You cannot open the newspapers, listen on the radio or turn on the TV without hearing about complaints from parents, bottles from students, strike-talk from teachers and excuses from the Ministry of Education.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

“Where Womantra?” Trinbagonian men continue to ask derisively, as if they were looking up agnostically into the Gotham skies for the local superheroines.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Dragon gas field deal signed last week between T&T and Venezuela seems to be technically legit, but it doesn’t add up ethically, politically or environmentally. Venezuela is the western hemisphere’s most volatile country.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Although the Carnival festivities are behind us, I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Dr Hollis ‘Chalkdust’ Liverpool on the winning of this year’s Calypso Monarch title.

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