Angels and Men

by Jai Parasram How often we have encountered the reality of that profound statement! Take for example, Opposition Leader Dr. Keith Rowley, who delivered an Easter message full of moral advice on how to live and coexist in our multi-cultural, poly-ethnic society. The leader of...
Posted On 16 Apr 2015
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Reinventing the upstream

By Kevin Ramnarine Our nation’s energy sector naturally evokes interest given that it has long been our economic foundation. T&T’s energy sector is a strong global brand. PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar in speaking recently in Panama noted that T&T accounts for 17 per cent and...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015
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Cowards of the Country

by Jai Parasram Faris Al Rawi, the PNM spokesman who always has an answer for everything, had been silent since his boss, Dr. Keith Rowley, found himself in a rather embarrassing situation with Raveena Rampersad, 17, in San Fernando on Carnival Tuesday. But last week he found his...
Posted On 03 Apr 2015
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Some dirty, dirty dancing

SUZANNE MILLS Sunday, March 22 2015 Raw sexual innuendo on the platform is definitely not a matter of public interest, don’t you know? Only corruption is. But being sexist and talking about womeńs private parts is a non-issue. It́s a Trinbagonian ting. Picong. And we women must...
Posted On 22 Mar 2015
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No-confidence motion – Rowley’s political waterloo?

By Capil Bissoon It is said the truth will set you free and it often does. In the case of Dr Keith Rowley it might be his political waterloo when the Trinidad and Tobago House of Representatives debates a motion of no confidence in the People’s National Movement (PNM)...
Posted On 17 Mar 2015
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Rambachan responds to Terrance Farrell on PM’s Leadership

Dear Editor: I have read with great interest the Terrence Farrell two part EXPRESS NEWSPAPER series on the leadership and performance of the Hon Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar. From his perspective, it will appear that she has been a poor leader and a non-performer. If...
Posted On 06 Mar 2015
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NEWSDAY Editorial: Confidence matters

LIKE any other public official, an opposition leader is accountable to the public. The post-holder is expected to conform to the standards applicable to all who serve the nation. Thus, there is no good reason why an opposition leader, like any other Member of Parliament, cannot...
Posted On 05 Mar 2015
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It’s a question of judgment, Dr Rowley

By Capil Bissoon It was former prime minister Patrick Manning who said all that was needed for success in a ministerial position was a “level head and common sense”. While some may debate Mr Manning’s assessment of the qualifications needed for the job, yet he was, given his vast...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015
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Double standards in dis PNM country

By Capil Bissoon If at Carnival or any other occasion someone were to wine behind the Prime Minister and were she to respond, what would the country have said? What would the PNM and Keith Rowley be saying today? I can just envisage the headlines, “Disgraceful behaviour by the...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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A tale of two Visions

In 2010, the Kamla Persad Bissessar administration began the distribution of computers to children in Form 1 of Secondary Schools. Approximately 95, 000 computers have been distributed to students and teachers. When this matter first came up in Parliament it met with serious...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
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