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Friday, August 7, 2020


Water rations but to what end?

It is hard to believe that in the 21st century, something so basic as a regular water supply continues to elude us.

A boost Moruga and T&T needed

If it lives up to its full potential, the recently opened Moruga Agro-Processing and Light Industrial Park will be worth much more to this country than its $90 million price tag...

Unite to defeat a common foe

The coronavirus is the common enemy everyone must unite to fight against. We cannot allow it to defeat us.

An election promise not kept

The 5th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament has gone into the history books with the People’s National Movement (PNM) not delivering on its...

Police vetting state contracts

On Saturday, June 29, 2000, a month short of the 30th anniversary of the attempted coup of 1990, the police shot dead three suspected...

Peter shouldn’t pay for Paul

"...breaches of the pandemic rules occurred only at a few bars, so the concern raised by the Barkeepers and Operators Association T&T (BOATT) that the response resulted in "Peter paying for Paul" is valid..."

Why are gangsters still at large?

In recent days there have been reports of unified gangs mobilising to destabilise the country...

Neither dignified nor efficient?

History does not always fit neatly into well-defined phases. Since self-government in 1956, different administrations have been “constructing” a nation, metaphorically and literally. The...

The power the PCA needs

More than ever now, T&T needs a fully functioning Police Complaints Authority (PCA), an impartial civilian body that provides oversight for law enforcement activities. The...

Manifestos of truth

"Honesty, not spin, should be the basis of the manifestos that parties contesting the August 10 General Election present to the electorate in the coming days..."


8 new COVID cases, 5 require investigation to determine origin

The Ministry of Health has announced 8 new COVID-19 cases. The announcement was made in its 10 am update, today.

Two more police officers test positive

Two more police officers have tested positive for COVID bringing the number to eight. In a press release issued...

Three new COVID cases, all requiring investigations to determine origin

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced three new COVID-19 cases, all requiring epidemiological investigations to determine the origin.

Griffith gave no permission for PNM manifesto photo

Radhica Sookraj Fiercely denying that he gave permission to the PNM to use his official photo in their 2020 manifesto, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says...

Nafeesa blasts PM on UNC platform

Former PNM Senator Nafeesa Mohammed has accused the party’s political leader, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of “disgraceful behaviour,” and advised him to “get...