Happy over ‘Land for the Landless’

THE EDITOR: The cost of living in this country is really too high. I recently got married to my husband. We both are graduates from the University of West Indies and are permanently employed. However, we are forced to still live at his parents’ because our combined income before...
Posted On 16 May 2013
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Anti-Doping bill passed in Senate

LEGISLATION to introduce anti-doping rules in the sport fraternity was passed unanimously in the Senate on Tuesday night with amendments. As a result, the Anti-Doping in Sport Bill 2013 will have to return to the House of Representatives where the amendments will have to be approved.
Posted On 16 May 2013
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AG: Let’s appreciate sacrifices made by law enforcement

Attorney General An­and Ramlogan says “a sharp line” must be drawn by the society to prevent incidents like the killing of acting police corporal Terrence Abraham, who died after being shot in Couva on Tuesday night. Ramlogan also said there must be “a certain measure of...
Posted On 16 May 2013
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Opposition Leader severely wanting

We’re at no-confidence motion number four. The three failed before, and the result shall be no different this time around. So what does this signal about the Opposi­tion? Are they so devoid of ideas that they need to revert to the same old failed tactics? This does not augur well...
Posted On 16 May 2013
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False claims by herbalists

Absolute Rubbish! This would be my response to the comments made by Trevor Sayers about the Minister of Health, Dr Fuad Khan statements on writing the DPP to intervene against herbal practitioners who make false claims about curing various major illnesses. 
Posted On 15 May 2013
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PNM did the chopping, Dr Rowley

I have now officially lost hope in the Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley. Dr Rowley seems to be very efficient at contradicting himself every Monday, week after week. I must admit that his precision and execution is almost flawless. 
Posted On 15 May 2013
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Authorised phone calls the best option

It is my belief that solutions can be sourced to many of the problems facing our country. However, our problems have remained due to the failure of both present and previous governments to act on the information presented to them. 
Posted On 15 May 2013
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PNM believes lies can help it gain public support

Faris Al-Rawi, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) said on national television on Monday that the cabinet proclaimed Section 34, which the Parliament later repealed. “The Prime Minister has yet to speak to the issue of...
Posted On 14 May 2013
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PM Kamla Speech at UNC MNF, Tunapuna

HON. KAMLA PERSAD-BISSESSAR, SC, MP MNF: TUNAPUNA HINDU SCHOOL – 13 MAY 2013 (Check against delivery)    Thank YOU St Augustine. Thank you Tunapuna. Thank you Trinidad and Tobago. It’s so good to be home and amongst family. I am happy to be here with you my partners!...
Posted On 14 May 2013
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Good move to rid CDAP abuse

THE EDITOR: It’s amazing that just about every Government social programme is being severely abused to the detriment of its beneficiaries and taxpayers. The latest casualty is the Chronic Disease Assistance Programme (CDAP).
Posted On 14 May 2013
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