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Monday 11 November 2019
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Editorial

Process, not politics

WE WELCOME the decision by the Government to suspend debate on the nomination for police…

Rethinking T&TEC overtime

THE DISCLOSURE that the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) is paying about $120 million…

Making Charlotte St work

We welcome efforts to revamp vending at Charlotte Street, Port of Spain. The latest intervention…

Unhealthy language

The recording of the first murder for the year in Tobago is a disturbing reminder…

Pathetic

It is really pathetic that after years of delays and reported expenditure of $7 million,…

Making do with less

The organisers of two major Carnival events over the weekend should be congratulated. In a…

The real prisoners

And so it continues. The seemingly never-ending cycle of violence involving prison officers and prisoners.…

Paying a high price

More is at stake in the public spat between the National Gas Company and the…

Presidential ole mas

Shocking carelessness. That is what President Anthony Carmona’s letter on Thursday night to Prime Minister…

Green days ahead

It might seem hard to imagine. Solar power grids in fields all over the country,…

Going to Tobago

Solving the problems facing Tobago will require more of the approach we saw in Monday’s…

More please

Let's have more of what we saw in Parliament on Friday: more women in leadership…

A passage to Tobago

At last a new ferry has been identified and steps are being taking to acquire…

A building block

The re-establishment of a Cabinet committee dedicated to dealing with issues relating to the construction…

Expensive wine

“Is just a little wine,” Patrice Roberts famously protested in her eponymous soca hit of…

Making noise

Noise pollution management requires a balance between firm enforcement of the law, reasonable dialogue and…

Deportee limbo

The question of who should foot the bill for the deportation of foreign nationals stranded…

Trump’s blind hate

Hateful. Vile. Racist. And nothing new for Donald Trump. In June the US president reportedly…

Bottled water for all?

When you think of bottled water, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is not the…

New fund, old problems

The cost to citizens of the Clico/CL Financial collapse was not limited to the $23…

Principled Richards

“There's never a dull moment,” George Maxwell Richards said in 2008 at the start of…

Creativity needed

It is tempting to conclude that the Merry Monarch’s reign this year will be far…