Sep. 16, 2017, 7:32 PM AST Comments
Lennox Grant—Fitting in comfortably, “fake”, having migrated from the US into local political parlance, was so readily accepted that the adjective could have been born in T&T.
Sep. 15, 2017, 9:24 PM AST Comments
IT IS an unfortunate fact that acts of kindness, not just by public officers but citizens in general, are few and far between, so when such instances occur they should be highlighted, also in the not forlorn hope that it will encourage others to follow suit. The latest such example is of two police
Sep. 15, 2017, 9:21 PM AST Comments
Yesterday the world marked the International Day of Democracy. As we approach T&T’s Republic Day, let us reflect on what democracy means to us. This year’s theme, Democracy and Conflict Prevention, “focuses on the critical need to strengthen democratic institutions to promote peace
Sep. 15, 2017, 9:17 PM AST Comments
“You did not elect me to be popular. Populist politics is what got us where we are today.” This was the response of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to the findings of two recent polls which reflect a decline in his popularity over the last year. The statement came as a surprise to many fo
Sep. 15, 2017, 9:16 PM AST Comments
I was in my car, heading East, trying to get ahead of the filthy weather associated with a most assertive, demanding and forward Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) that had already sent out its harbingers of thunder, lightning and big drops of rain splattering on my windshield and pounding the &
Sep. 14, 2017, 7:23 PM AST Comments
Express Editorial : Reported incidents of physical and verbal resistance to police officers in the conduct of their official duties demonstrate another consequence of general lawlessness allowed to take root across the society.
Sep. 14, 2017, 7:21 PM AST Comments
By Mark Wilson — What's the difference; 40,000, whatever? Britain's Channel Four News had a ten-minute slot on T&T, a week or so back. Not floods or Tobago ferry. Not an intro to Notting Hill Carnival. This was the cross-Paria traffic in Venezuelan migrants.