Let the battle begin

By Capil Bissoon Strange things seem to be occurring these days with the People’s National Movement (PNM). The PNM was once the party of strict discipline with dirty linen being washed always behind closed doors. Now we keep hearing discordant utterances from party stalwarts,...
Posted On 02 Dec 2014
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Too much mis-speaking

BY THE END of last week, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was being accused of mis-speaking. On the matter of the salary of the CEO of Caribean Airlines, she went beyond the requirements of a Parliament question posed by Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner stating the salary of...
Posted On 24 Nov 2014
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Any remorse, Dr Rowley?

By SUZANNE MILLS I wonder if the Opposition Leader now feels right insular for having lambasted the Government for co-sponsorship of a United Nations Security Council resolution on the fight against terrorism. Does he feel the slightest remorse? A month or so ago Rowley...
Posted On 21 Nov 2014
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Kamla in a very good place

As she views the tea leaves, weighs her options and assesses the opposition People’s National Movement (PNM), I cannot help but feel that Kamla Persad-Bissessar is in a good place. She may have her concerns but she must be optimistic about her chances of winning next year’s...
Posted On 18 Nov 2014
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ILP Trying To Stay In The Game In T&T Politics

By Jai Parasram How times change! There is a popular saying that a day can be an eternity in politics and if you look at the politics of Trinidad and Tobago today you would see the evidence manifest itself in the fortunes of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP), which was born in...
Posted On 15 Nov 2014
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Serious crime has decreased under Partnership

By Capil Bissoon Two Sundays ago, People’s National Movement (PNM) members were at the Hyatt, hoping to hear their political leader speak of progressive policies and articulate a forward-looking vision for Trinidad and Tobago; no such thing happened. What the handpicked delegates...
Posted On 03 Nov 2014
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Shouting Lies Doesn’t Change The Truth

By: George S. Campbell – La Brea No project ever undertaken in Trinidad and Tobago has ever faced the kind of intense scrutiny as the extension of the Solomon Hochoy Highway from Golconda to Point Fortin. And no other has attracted so much media attention. But perhaps what is...
Posted On 24 Oct 2014
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Development means accepting change and making sacrifices

by Capil Bissoon Anyone who bought a vehicle in April would have gotten a registration number in the DC series. Six months later, DC and DD series are finished and we are into DE. That means more than 20,000 vehicles were sold and licensed in the country in that period which only...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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Luxury hunger strikes

By: Marion O’Callaghan On the October 25, 1920, Terrence MacSwiney, Lord Mayor of Cork, died in Brixton Prison, London. It was the 74th day of his hunger strike. His death followed that of his friend and predecessor Tomàs MacCurtain, Lord Mayor of Cork, shot dead in his house...
Posted On 21 Oct 2014
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A highway for the people

Attorney General Senator Anand Ramlogan, SC responds to Terrence Soodeen’s commentary in the “Trinidad Express” of Oct 17, 2014 captioned Doubting Ralph The Editor, EXPRESS newspaper:- To respond to every statement made in the media opens you up to the criticism that your skin is...
Posted On 19 Oct 2014
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