Saturday, March 17, 2018


Ignoring what we have*

Mar. 3, 2018, 6:26 PM AST Comments

By Martin Daly—TRINIDAD has twice received rave reviews from the New York Times (NYT) regarding our food and culture.

Careful T&T!*

Mar. 3, 2018, 6:23 PM AST Comments

by Ralph Maraj—IS Trinidad and Tobago being drawn into growing tension between Russia and the United States over Venezuela?

Swank, swagger, yes; Rowley dog house, No*

Mar. 3, 2018, 6:22 PM AST Comments

By Lennox Grant—TRINIDAD and Tobago has been learning to live with, if not yet to love, the Keith Rowley style. Maybe it’s something that deserves to be called The Rowley Swagger.


Mar. 3, 2018, 6:19 PM AST Comments

By Sophia Chote—THIS week in Parliament, Independent Senator Ramkissoon asked a very pertinent question about accreditation for agencies which are vested with the responsibility with quality control.

Garbage country*

Mar. 3, 2018, 6:18 PM AST Comments

By Selwyn Cudjoe—SOMEHOW I can’t get the image out of my mind: a garbage truck, driving into East Dry River and dumping its contents in the middle of a city street.

Crossing social media boundaries

Mar. 2, 2018, 10:32 PM AST Comments

As heart-rending images of the murder and attempted suicide involving a Sangre Grande couple made it to social media exposure, nobody in any authority claimed knowledge of or responsibility for what viewers have been offered.

Looking down the barrel*

Mar. 2, 2018, 10:27 PM AST Comments

TWO days in February stood out for some of us…and we’re not talking about Carnival Monday and Tuesday. There were actually about 48 hours last week when there were no murders in Trinidad and Tobago, and a friend morbidly said that it was some kind of record for the year. That’s whe

Shouting from the rooftop*

Mar. 2, 2018, 10:13 PM AST Comments

Women have periods. Each time I see those words on the ad it triggers a different memory. The last time was driving past a billboard along the Audrey Jeffers Highway. I remembered that there was a time when you were not supposed to say the word, period. And here was the declaration loud, tall and

Everyone knows Dave*

Mar. 2, 2018, 10:11 PM AST Comments

One thing you know when you hear the name Dave is that you are dealing with pure and total comedy. In fact, the first time I saw Dave was in 1993. I was flabbergasted. Everybody I knew was talking about Dave and they all so wanted to see Dave that there were long lines queuing up for the pleasure.

Is Cedros a warning?

Mar. 1, 2018, 9:17 PM AST Comments

Express Editorial - As Cedros this week became a disaster zone, other seaside areas of Trinidad and Tobago should have been alerted to watch for their own imminent survival and safety.

Antigua’s ‘thief in night’ election*

Mar. 1, 2018, 9:15 PM AST Comments

By Mark Wilson — Last Saturday was the big night in Antigua – they had Destra from T&T, Wyclef Jean from Haiti, Spice from Jamaica, plus local acts Menace and Ricardo Dru.

Officers are human beings too*

Mar. 1, 2018, 9:14 PM AST Comments

By Germaine-Bovell-Pitt-While my Trinbagonian brothers and sisters have the right to protest against all actions that are perceived to be unjust there are civilised and lawful ways in which to do so.