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THE EDITOR: While listening to a local radio show one morning, I could not believe what I was hearing. Both the host and listener were trying to justify their support for the current political parties, stating, “Well both steal but who steal less.” Is this where we reach in Trinidad?...
Culture Matters Christmas secrets of TT Laughing children Tug at Mister Santa Teddy bears and dollies saying “mama” The fragrance of black fruit cake and red wine We’ll toast to a special friend of mine His name is Jesus Come little children Round my...
OMARDATH MAHARAJ REFLECTING ON a recent “run for food,” there is perhaps no current incentive for policymakers to act with the required urgency and alarm on issues relating to food and nutrition security planning in this country. Food is available for the population, though import...
Is the Telecommunications Services of TT (TSTT) engaged in union-busting? Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh, in a media release, asked that question after the forcible removal of Communications Workers Union (CWU) head Clyde Elder from the company’s Edward Street, Port of Spain headquarters on...
CITIZENS may begin receiving tickets for traffic violations by mail from about February, says Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi. He was speaking at yesterday’s post-Cabinet media conference held at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann's. Al-Rawi said Government already proclaimed, as of December 1, the...
A 34-year-old Laventille man who escaped police custody on Wednesday night surrendered to Port of Spain CID around 6 pm on Thursday. The Laventille man is expected to be charged with escaping lawful custody as well as other offences. On Wednesday he was charged with possession of marijuana and two...
Police Commissioner Gary Griffith made good on a promise on Thursday when he provided cheques from the police vote to 232 police officers affected by October’s flooding. They have received vouchers courtesy the Police Credit Union and Xtra Foods. After the floods, Griffith decided to postpone all...
LABOUR Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus today became the fifth Cabinet minister whose personal contact information was publicised by former minister cum Opposition activist Devant Maharaj. On WhatsApp and Facebook, Maharaj released Baptiste-Primus’ phone number with an accompanying statement....
NATIONAL Olympic swimmer Dylan Carter today placed seventh in the men's 50m backstroke final, one day after he smashed the national record in the same distance at the at the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships in Hangzhou, China. Carter, 22, clocked 23.19 seconds in the semifinals, more than...
MARLON GANGAPERSAD, 50, of La Fortune, Woodland, appeared on Thursday in the San Fernando Magistrates' court charged with chopping off a piece of the left ear of Vaugh Ramjit. The incident is alleged to have happened on November 30 and Gangapersad was not called upon to plead. The charge was laid...


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