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Commentary: T&T Sees Red

  The People’s National Movement (PNM) had their one-year anniversary of their second term in office under Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and it passed very quietly on August 10, 2021 compared to the grand celebrations of the previous years. Dr Rowley posted a message of gratitude to our population for making what he called […]Read More

Commentary: Johnny O – The 10% Man

John H O’Halloran was known as the “Mr Ten Percent Man” of Trinidad and Tobago. Johnny O, as he was commonly called, made himself an extremely rich man being hand picked by none other than Dr Eric Williams. Johnny O, was born in Trinidad and he grew up here and became a member of the […]Read More

Commentary: Don’t Liberalise the Fuel Market Yet

AFTER the Minister of Finance Colm Imbert and the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Stuart Young are finish with NP, the entity as we know it will be decimated. Employees, dependent companies and thousands of people that depend on National Petroleum Marketing Company (NP) operations are at risk of being on the breadline. With the […]Read More

We Can’t Breathe: Where is the Economic Recovery Plan 

  THE Dr Keith Rowley-led Government initiated an island-wide shutdown of the country and has asked people to stay at home to curb the spread of Covid-19 for 16 months now like the rest of the world had done. However, as most of the world is now reopening after securing sufficient vaccines to inoculate their […]Read More

Commentary: We Must Hold the Government Accountable

AS the sight of desperation and hopelessness circulate throughout the country, it seems that the government just does not get it. They just do not understand the situation and crisis facing citizens to make ends meet at this time. There is no more time to waste, we have to let our voices be heard to […]Read More

Commentary: Mishandling of Covid-19

THE mismanagement of the Covid-19 pandemic as it affects citizens’ lives and livelihoods is appalling and has caused major shockwaves across our economic climate. The following are some of the major concerns: The relief grant distribution and the suffering of citizens for basic food while some people double-dipped and other still have not received anything; […]Read More

Everyone is Bawling: WASA Wants to Cut Your Water Supply

  THE Opposition begged the Government and the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to be more compassionate and stop the disconnection of water to delinquent customers during this hard times because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Business owners, individuals, the minimum wage worker, the person that depends on daily paid jobs are grappling with serious financial […]Read More

T&T’s Lockdown Measures Not Working

LET them eat cake! This statement is attributed to Marie Antoinette, the last Queen of France before the French Revolution, upon being told that the peasants had no bread. It conjures up a sense of insensitivity and suffering of citizens. In Trinidad and Tobago, it is clear that the lockdown restrictions and the Covid-19 pandemic […]Read More

One Vaccine for the Elite, Another for Peasants

WHILE our vaccination efforts should be in full force and heading in the right direction, it looks like we really did not have enough vaccines for the elderly and most vulnerable in our society. About a little less than ten percent of our population has so far received only one dose of vaccines against Covid-19 […]Read More

Charting a Course for Recovery after Vaccine Fiasco

  IT was nothing short of a fiasco on day one of the rollout for walk-in for Covid-19 vaccines across Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday. There was mass disorganisation and confusion as thousands clamoured for vaccines. It showed a serious lack of foresight and proper planning by the minister of health and the ministry he […]Read More