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Sunday 25 August 2019
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Refugee refuge

The Cuban regime is accused of systematically denying Cubans basic rights to free expression, association,…

The final push

The Christmas season got off to a slow start. Businesses complained of relatively low sales,…

Bastion of democracy

With so many historic buildings being demolished or neglected, an assurance that the restoration of…

That rum curfew

According to figures given by the coordinator of the police’s road safety project, Brent Batson,…

Not business as usual

The breakdown of the arrangement for dialysis treatment facilitated by the St Clair Medical Centre…

Our good books

Books matter. They shape our society, preserve our culture, tell our stories, educate and entertain…

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…