A bad dream: Rowley is PM, PNM in power

THE EDITOR: I had a very bad dream. I dreamt that Rowley was elected PM and that the PNM had won the elections. My dream continued and I saw the following: All URP workers were immediately removed from their jobs and replaced by PNM supporters. All CEPEP contractors were fired...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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Saved by soldiers and police patrol

THE EDITOR: As I walked to pick up my son from preschool, I happened to see a band of teenaged youngsters who congregated not too far from where I was passing. Trying not to pay attention to them, I walked past them despite their unkind and rude remarks about my body.
Posted On 16 Apr 2013
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Brandon Khan poor excuse to cover the truth

Dear Mr. Brandon Khan Your letter on Facebook is a poor excuse  for what was intended. You recently took over responsibility for Sangeet and immediately you tackled the Panchayat. Why?  Your company has been making millions on the sweat of the East Indians. They pay $8000 per...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013
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ANSA McAL Kills Panchaayat

Dear Editor: Last Tuesday was a day of shame and infamy for Freedom of Speech in Trinidad & Tobago when the ANSA MCAL conglomerate killed the popular and profitable Panchyatt program that aired on the 106.1fm radio station from 6 to 9 am. It has been reported that Brandon...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013
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Sangeet 106.fm Panchaayat Censored

WHAT DO THE SABGAS AND SANGEET 106.5FM HAVE AGAINST THE PEOPLE’S PARTNERSHIP GOVERNMENT? It is common knowledge that over the last three days of last week the Panchaayat was virtually taken off the air. This was done by removing the three hosts who were pushing the work of the...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013
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It was wrong not to support soldier bill

I am dismayed that after the contribution of Senator Christlyn Moore the Independent senators who followed her could not support the bill that is before the Senate. She was very clinical in refuting all the arguments put forward by the Opposition and  Independent Senator Elton...
Posted On 14 Apr 2013
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PM best in everything

THE EDITOR: Our esteemed Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, whom Sugar Aloes serenades as being royal, is now the Sixth Best Dressed Prime Minister in the World, says Vanity Fair. Congratulations, Madam Prime Minister. It took nothing untoward from you to be so gracious in...
Posted On 13 Apr 2013
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Why this opposition to soldiers?

THE EDITOR: TT is facing a crime epidemic. Crime has spread from the known “hot zones” into traditionally peaceful, crime-free communities. Crime has not just become rampant but it has become increasingly violent and brutal. Criminals have no regard for race, social standing,...
Posted On 13 Apr 2013
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Dereliction of Duty by the Opposition

Dear Editor What a shame! As I sat looking on at the Parliament Channel on Friday 12th April 2013, I noticed that during the taking of the vote on the Anti-Doping Bill in relation to athletes, that on the Opposition side the Leader of the Opposition was missing and so too was...
Posted On 12 Apr 2013
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Good work by Bharath, John at Customs

THE EDITOR: I would like to congratulate the Minister of Trade and Industry, Vasant Bharath, and the Comptroller of Customs and Excise, Fitzroy John, for their efforts to correct the bottlenecks at Customs that have led over the years to massive overtime charges, which add to the...
Posted On 12 Apr 2013
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