Why the reluctance, Rowley?

The Editor: In my humble view, the Leaders’ Debate between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition is an excellent idea. The Debate will give the nation an opportunity to hear and assess the philosophies and strategic plans of both persons and by extension, the...
Posted On 17 Jul 2015
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Rowley warning of Haiti, “cries of a desperate man”

Dr Keith Rowley has been reported as saying that Trinidad could “easily become Haiti” if measures are not taken to stop the economic decline. Having uttered these alarming and ominous words at a political meeting on Monday night, I believe it is now necessary to enlighten the...
Posted On 17 Jul 2015
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A Dream Come True

Dear Editor, I would like to commend the Prime Minister and her government for having the leadership and vision for a better Trinidad and Tobago. The most eagerly awaited of those is the new Couva Children’s Hospital. In the words of the Prime Minister, it is “truly amazing...
Posted On 08 Jul 2015
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Protecting our future

Dear Editor, It takes someone with vision and love for country to pledge support for and bring to fruition some of the initiatives that directly benefits the citizenry in a most tangible way. It was with this vision that the “Children’s Life Fund” was set up...
Posted On 08 Jul 2015
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Keeping relevant in the global economy

The Editor: Today I remembered a speech given by the CEO of the energy chamber a couple years ago when he posed the question to the audience; what kind of Prime Minister (PM) do you want? Do you want one that’s flying all over the world and building connections plus getting out...
Posted On 07 Jul 2015
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Doh play mas and fraid powder

I spent a cold rainy Sunday afternoon looking at a 1995 American neo-noir crime thriller ‘The Usual Suspects’. This movie which had Academy award winning best supporting actor Kevin Spacey was about a small time con man and his daring exploits. Later in the night looking at the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
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Rowley to Resurrect Vision 2020 Plan

Dr Rowley’s stated at a recent meeting in San Fernando that the PNM plans to resurrect the failed Vision 2020 Plan is cause for concern. To begin with, reliance on the dated and suspect Vision 2020 Plan, clearly demonstrates that Dr Rowley and the PNM does not have a progressive...
Posted On 03 Jul 2015
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Kamla the Lioness

The Editor, On January 31st 2010, one national newspaper carried the headline “The Lioness roars Kamla’s dawn” in reference to an overwhelmingly decisive victory secured by Kamla Persad Bissessar as political leader of the UNC. In that election she secured a massive 13,000 votes,...
Posted On 29 Jun 2015
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Kamla is the best man for the job!

Dear Editor, The oafish nature and desperate intensity of these attacks against the Kamla Persad-Bissessar government indicate a chronic, chauvinistic unwillingness by a helluva lot of pusillanimous men to accept a woman as boss of the boardroom, even when she’s the best...
Posted On 29 Jun 2015
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Delivery Matters

Dear Editor, Reading the daily newspapers and watching nightly news have become almost like a soap opera. The negativity that this “silly season” has brought this nation to bear is most times unbelievable. This is why when I see something positive, I am forced to...
Posted On 29 Jun 2015
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