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Written by Sunday, 01 March 2015 06:08

THE Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has admitted that it has “made mistakes” with its Youth Zones, known as Y-Zones.

Having a Road March Title is senseless

Written by Sunday, 01 March 2015 06:07


IT is more than a week now since we celebrated our last carnival and carnival activities and there are a lot from the events that will still be fresh in our minds.

Rowley ‘wining’ non-sensical

Written by Sunday, 01 March 2015 06:06


I am truly amazed at the amount of effort and resources which have been expended on what I would term, “The Rowley Wining Affair”.

50 Shades of T&T politics

Written by Sunday, 01 March 2015 06:05


ONE can safely wager that the 2015 General Elections in T&T will be overwhelming in its cynicism, propaganda, arrogance and secret revelations.

Manning’s Electoral Exit

Written by Sunday, 01 March 2015 06:05

ALAS, somebody talked Patrick Manning out of his fanciful quest to run for the San Fernando East seat yet again. What a pathetic picture he would have painted as a rejected nominee on his 11th bid to represent that constituency.

After invigoration, what next?

Written by Sunday, 01 March 2015 06:04

In 2011 the Tobago Division of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce forged their vision for uplift of the long-languishing Tobago economy.

The next two months are going to be critical in the development of this island and it’s people. On Wednesday,  a team representing the Tobago House of Assembly and the Forum of Political Parties will meet with a Central Government team to discuss and, hopefully, reach some consensus on the issue of self government for Tobago.

When I read and saw on my television how the Secretary in the Division of Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Gary Melville attributed the $86 Million “secured” for road paving to the shrewd financial management of the Executive Council, I immediately said to myself that his time in “exile” recently did very little to bring him closer to reality.

Fix the Inter-Island Ferry Service

Written by Sunday, 01 March 2015 06:01

Travelling on the inter-island ferry can sometimes prove to be an arduous task. It is a hassle to get on the boat, a hassle to look for a seat and a hassle to get off.

Lesson #40 - Enjoy Your Coffee

Written by Sunday, 01 March 2015 05:59

AFTER going through an extended period of feeling bogged down and stressed out, one of my friends and I started out on a deliberate journey to find something good about each day.

Thanks to our police officers

Written by Wednesday, 25 February 2015 03:43

We take this opportunity to shower praise on all the police officers involved in cracking the alleged criminal operation of a Sangre Grande man operating in Tobago and placing him before the courts of law.

Carnival is not just a party

Written by Wednesday, 25 February 2015 03:42


There is an erroneous and misguided conversation which has been gaining momentum over the past few years regarding the carnival of the people of Trinidad and Tobago.

Taking stock in 2015 decision-making

Written by Wednesday, 25 February 2015 03:40


Sometime in the mid-1980's (I believe it was 1983), the then Prime Minister, George Michael Chambers is reputed to have implored the nation: "Carnival fete over, time to get  back to work". One  may enquire as to the relevance of this today. Well, it is that, in Mr.. Chamber's view,

Old folks have needs too!

Written by Wednesday, 25 February 2015 03:37

I received an e-mail from a regular reader of this column. The person, a senior citizen, asked me to address some overlooked needs and concerns of the more mature persons among us.

Can information harm or hurt the environment?

Written by Wednesday, 25 February 2015 03:34

We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded with information. Through social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp, it appears that society is encouraged to share as much information as possible. But how does information affect the environment?

Danger of poor hygiene on everyday items

Written by Wednesday, 25 February 2015 03:23

IT may come as a surprise to many that we interface with millions of harmful germs in our homes, offices and even through our everyday gadgets and items we use, some of which can pose serious threats to our health.

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