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Wednesday 15 August 2018
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TODAY’s commemoration of International Women’s Day comes at a time when the world is no…

Dangerous bottleneck

NOT ONLY did the Lady Young Road landslide place renewed emphasis on the need for…

Caricom’s re-awakening

LAST WEEK’S meeting of Caricom leaders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was a reminder of the benefits…

Dictates of climate change

WE WELCOME the Government’s long-awaited decision to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. But…

Standardising standards

A RECIPE for confusion. How else can we describe the current arrangements in place relating…

Lessons from Cedros

NATURE is a powerful force. And the devastation that has occurred this week at Cedros…

The Petrotrin plan

IT IS incredible that the situation at State-owned Petrotrin is so dire that the company…

More facts, please

FRIDAY’S sitting of Parliament’s special committee on the nomination of a police commissioner shed useful…

Stark warnings

OUTRIGHT PROHIBITION of American personnel from travelling to certain areas of Port of Spain represents…

Worse and worse

WE REGRET that we must to return yet again to the question of security in…

Badjohn parents

THE CIRCUMSTANCES surrounding the confrontation which took place at the Ste Madeleine Secondary School must…

Groundbreaking

LAST FRIDAY, Government and Opposition MPs in the House of Representatives sent a strong signal…

The real threat

WE NEED not disentangle the multiple and sometimes contradictory statements made over the last few…

An American tragedy

AMERICA HAS, once more, been plunged into mourning with yet another mass shooting. But instead…

Unbecoming

JUNIA REGRELLO has to be congratulated for being a champion of the arts over decades.…

Dangerous big trucks

IT’S A COMMON sight at Carnival: big trucks driving along the street amid crowds of…

All eyes on safety

THE REPORT of the foiling of a plot to disrupt the peace during our Carnival…

Questions for the PTSC

TODAY’S meeting of Parliament’s committee on land and infrastructure will be an opportunity for several…

More than numbers

THE MUCH publicised police manpower audit which was completed last year is just one part…

Bright spot in sport

WE HAIL last week’s election of son-of-the-soil Brian Lewis to the new Sport Integrity Global…

Facing Facebook reality

WE SHOULD all click “Like” on Justice Frank Seepersad’s latest ruling. The judge found on…

Ready for the stage

This week, as we enter the homestretch to Carnival 2018, we take the opportunity to…

Process, not politics

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