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Thursday 24 May 2018
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Out of service

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) must get its house in order. That, in a…

A Christmas gift

“We forgive him.” With those words, the victims of Sunday’s near-fatal car crash in Debe…

Piggott’s lament

Arnold Piggott's appearance before Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on State Enterprises marks an important precedent…

One crash too many

December is a time of merriment. But that is not a licence for irresponsibility. We…

Netting criminals

A string of arrests in several high-profile cases is a welcome reprieve from the perception…

RIP Sasha Fierce

Whatever the motivation behind it, the impact of Tuesday’s murder of a transgender woman had…

Disappointing

The distressing crime situation calls for a new brand of politics, not the one witnessed…

Alarming

Wednesday's daylight robbery at Piarco International Airport represents an alarming escalation of criminal activity. Not…

Ferry tales

That the Port Authority has failed, for a sixth time, to complete its procurement process…

HDC fraudsters

“This injustice has to stop. I am putting those engaged in the practice of subletting…

No small change

To some extent, Caribbean Airlines Ltd’s (CAL) introduction of a change fee comes at a…

Paradise lost

As the nation focused on the Vicky Boodram story last week, police officers made a…

December surprise?

Last Thursday, the 2017 trans-Atlantic hurricane season – among the most devastating in history –…

Recapturing credibility

Law enforcement authorities had little choice but to swiftly recapture Vicky Boodram. The entire system…

Ending Aids

Today's commemoration of World Aids Day will see a flurry of activity. The Office of…

A comedy of errors

EVIDENCE MOUNTS daily that Trinidad and Tobago’s penal system is in utter disarray. How is…

Next steps

Exercises over the weekend in the United National Congress (UNC) and the Congress of the…

Under siege

A boy killed at a birthday party. A pundit killed at home after prayers. A…

NLCB’s jackpot

Times are tough, but one business is making record profits. Between 2016 and this year,…

Abused men

When we think of domestic violence, we think of female victims. We seldom acknowledge that…

No excuse

Not all of Beetham is bad. Consider Ajamu Crosby, Esther Pope and Kareem Marcelle –…

Plugging leaks

If you fail to pay your water bill, you can lose your property. That, in…

EFCL’s $900M secret

The name of the contractor awarded 58 contracts worth $900 million has been withheld. The…

Focus on male health

Society often thinks of men as the stronger sex. Men are bigger and more muscular…

Lucas at the helm

With its new leadership, including a one-time soca star at the helm, the National Carnival…

Widen Petrotrin probe

Independent corroboration of discrepancies in the production receipts submitted by a lease operator to State-owned…

Hiking regulations

That action has been taken by the Hiking Association of Trinidad and Tobago against one…

Stay up Zimbabwe

When Robert Mugabe took his oath of office in 1980, he was a hero. Sounding…