Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Editorial

Prayers, miracles and reality

Jan. 13, 2018, 6:31 PM AST Comments

Martin Daly—ALMOST halfway through its innings and after plenty leave-alone punctuated by some vouping, the current PNM Government has finally played a ball with the middle of the bat.



Cringeworthy*

Jan. 13, 2018, 6:24 PM AST Comments

Sophia Chote—A YOUNG attorney I know, began a post-graduate course on international human rights at a prominent university in the US.



U-20s must go with courage, confidence*

Jan. 12, 2018, 10:8 PM AST Comments

IT MAY be a bit of a stretch to think that the majority of citizens will respond to head coach Jamaal Shabazz’s statement that the national Under-20 female football team can “bring the nation together again”, but in these desperate times it is worth the effort to rally around anyth


A bigger man than most*

Jan. 12, 2018, 10:1 PM AST Comments

Former president Prof George Maxwell Richards will be surely missed. Behind his relaxed attitude and very visible love of life, there was a depth that not many were aware of. He earned my sincere respect in a very unexpected and personal way. It shows the type of leadership that is both unusual and

The politics of 2017*

Jan. 12, 2018, 9:53 PM AST Comments

This column continues last week’s contribution on the major political events which punctuated the 2017 political landscape. Trinidad and Tobago experienced one of the worst tropical storms in its history in the form of Bret last June which wreaked havoc, with many suffering the devastating ef


At death’s door*

Jan. 12, 2018, 9:50 PM AST Comments

The newspaper headline announcing the death of a former president of Trinidad and Tobago, Prof George Maxwell Richards blazoned, “Max is dead.” One of my Facebook friends was appalled. She called it, “Classless, uncouth and beneath the dignity of a rag” and was supported by m


Not liking it so

Jan. 11, 2018, 6:59 PM AST Comments

Express Editorial-Whether it did not care to or lacked the capacity to do it...