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Friday, September 17, 2021


A message for PDP, courtesy the UNC

Recent public expressions by the United National Congress to get their constituents and those who support the party to take vaccines are exactly what...

Tobago cannot always get what it wants

The late Prime Minister Patrick Manning had a saying that Tobago gets what it wants. This was often said in the context of the PNM...

The bpTT conundrum

It was in 1973 that the world experienced the first oil-price shock. It was spurred by the Yom Kippur War in the Middle East...

Louder pro-vaccination voices needed

It was daunting that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Health Minister Terrance Deyalsingh had to resort to begging citizens to access...

The long fight for freedom

On this day, 187 years ago, the Emancipation Act came into effect, starting the process of freedom for thousands of enslaved men and women...

A weather warning

Intermittent bouts of severe weather have in the past few days triggered adverse weather and riverine flood alerts, which are worrying reminders about the...

The country’s darkest hour

Today, July 27th, marks the 31st anniversary of a failed insurrection in Trinidad and Tobago. It is a day that has been...

Pandemic lessons

Last week this country crossed a dreaded milestone in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic when the 1000th death from the disease was recorded. It was...

True justice for Sean Luke

It took 15 long years before the murder trial against two men - then boys - accused of killing Sean Luke got...

Going for gold in Tokyo

It is a source of pride that at the Summer Olympics held in Tokyo in 1964, athletes from this country stepped up...


Young man dies after crashing into Busy Corner’s Clock in Chaguanas

A 21-year-old man from La Romaine is the country's latest road fatality victim.

TT promoters: Nicki’s comments could hurt local entertainers

The Trinidad and Tobago Promoters Association believes that Trini-born sensation Nicki Minaj’s now controversial COVID- 19 vaccine claims could hurt this country’s entertainers and...

Company loses another $200M on failed project

Curtis Williams Lead Editor Business [email protected] A new scandal has emerged at the state-owned National Gas Company Ltd, this time the cost to taxpayers is almost...

Autopsy: Cop died from bilateral lung consolidation

[email protected] An autopsy on the body of Police Constable Alvin Ramkissoon has found he died from bilateral lung consolidation. Bilateral lung consolidation happens when...

Sean Luke’s mother fears killers would ‘do it again’ once out of prison

The mother of Sean Luke said yesterday the sentences imposed on the two men found guilty of killing her six-year-old son in 2006, has...