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Editorial

The demonstrations by residents of Moruga, Todd’s Road and Brazil Village this week over the lack of water in their communities indicate that the availability and distribution of this essential commodity to households in T&T are approaching crisis levels.

While in the last week the government has been faced with extreme discontent over the...

Sunday, January 9, 2011

The decision by the Catholic Church, or at least some of the braver outreach elements of that religious body, to participate in Carnival 2011 has sparked nationwide debate. On the surface of it, the notion of the deeply religious descending into the hedonism of Carnival Monday and Tuesday, seems...

Sunday, January 9, 2011

We congratulate Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her Cabinet for their decision to endow a chair in Commonwealth, Parliamentary and Constitutional Studies at the University of the West Indies in honour of Sir Ellis Clarke, who died on December 30 and was buried yesterday in a state...

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Goodbye to a patriot; farewell to a man who passed through this life providing his fellow citizens with exemplary citizenship which can be followed through the ages to come: Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke, of him it could be truly said that he walked with kings and queens but never forgot...

Friday, January 7, 2011

The fact of the People’s Partnership coming together in what seemed to have been a hastily scrambled meeting is a recognition by the leaderships of the parties that there exist serious intra-party problems which need to be addressed.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

In the comment in this space yesterday, we called on both sides of the disagreement between the Government and the trade union representing public servants to return to the bargaining table for the good of the country.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

The president of Public Services Association (PSA) has promised that today’s demonstration by workers to protest the Government’s offer of a five per cent increase for public servants for the period January 2008 to December 2010 will attract close to 25,000 workers.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Tributes continue flow in for the late Sir Ellis Clarke, the country’s first president, as a condolences book was opened at San Fernando City Corporation yesterday.

Monday, January 3, 2011

“Crime remains our major challenge,” Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar noted as she began her comments on that topic during her end of year address to the nation.

Monday, January 3, 2011

In the 2010-2011 address to the nation on Old Year’s evening, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar refreshed her commitment to implement change in Trinidad and Tobago.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

In an interview which was published two days after he demitted office as President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in March 1987, Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke was asked to offer some thoughts on what would be an appropriate epitaph for him.

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