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A look at Lengua/Indian Walk

By Sue-Ann Wayow THE district of Lengua/Indian Walk has an electorate of 8,388 as at August 14, 2023, the local government election date.  Out of that number, approximately 35 per cent went out to vote in the “mother of all local government elections.” More than 30 days later the population still does not know which […]Read More

A Real Republic?

By Jerome Teelucksingh MANY citizens are unaware of the reasons T&T moved from Independence in 1962 to Republican status in 1976. How can the ignored, downtrodden, exploited and victims of crime feel part of our Republican nation? Can the marginalised and forgotten believe they are equal citizens? In 2023 there is need for introspection. Any […]Read More

See List of 2023 National Awardees 3 get ORTT

THREE academics are awarded the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for 2023. They are Professor Clement Imbert, Professor John Agard and Dr Pathmanathan Umaharan. Posthumous awards go to the late calypsonian Singing Francine and heroic 11-year-old Rachel Bhagwandeen who gave her life to save her sibling from a dangerous dog attack. Commentator […]Read More

Coding with a STEAM Approach in Primary Schools

  By Brendon Butts IN today’s digitally driven world, the role of technology in education cannot be understated. For a small developing nation like ours, embracing technological advancements and fostering innovation is not just a choice but a necessity for future prosperity. In this post, we aim to make a compelling case for the integration […]Read More

Dragon Deal a Game Changer for T&T

  I WAS extremely elated to see the reports of the successful completion and signing of the Dragon Gas Deal between Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. Despite the insurmountable challenges associated with executing this deal, the persistence of the Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley and Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, Stuart Young has paid […]Read More

Can We Eradicate Underachievement?   

                                                                                    A MAJOR cause of underachievement among boys and men arises out of the […]Read More

US$6M in Credit Card Sales a Day in September

  By Prior Beharry MINISTER of Finance Colm Imbert says Republic Bank’s decision to cut credit card spending from US$10,000 to US$5,000 was not discussed with him. In a release on Saturday, Imbert said, “The Minister of Finance has noted a lot of uninformed and speculative commentary in the public domain regarding a recent decision […]Read More

CPL Finals 2023: Curry Clasico TKR never lost a finals

By Prior Beharry FOUR-time Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) go into the finals against the Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) in the Curry Clasico at the National Stadium in Providence at 7 pm on Sunday. Depending on the winner, their respective supporters will say it was a case of curry chicken […]Read More

‘Twas a Week of Water Woes

‘The hallmark of a functional nation and competent government is the ability to provide their citizens with a clean, daily supply of water’     WOES! Woes! ‘Twas a week of woes, I tell you! Dry pipes and water woes! We are a land of woes! Various communities, most notably in Southern Trinidad, took to […]Read More

Kamla to Banks: Stop Forcing ATM Deposits

By Sue-Ann Wayow COMMERCIAL banks enforcing the use of Automated Teller Machines (ATM) machines to deposit money is not a good security measure for customers. Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar in a statement on Friday urged the banking community to reconsider having the public and micro and small business operators use the Automated Teller Machines for financial deposits. […]Read More