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Sunday, June 13, 2021


Let good sense prevail

Trinidad and Tobago reported its first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) yesterday, a 52-year-old man who came into the country from Switzerland on Monday night....

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.

Between 1984 and 2020

I made the mistake, even at this time, of taking the advice of Comrade BC Pires to venture (again) between the covers of George...

Get busy on crime

It has been a whirlwind passage of time in recent weeks here in Trinidad and Tobago, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic seemingly now getting...

Fines for children

I am wondering about this new crime that enables a Law enforcement officer to charge a child, a minor, who is 8 years old....

Guyana’s election standoff underlines the urgency of institutional reform

The marathon five-month stand-off that held Guyana in limbo leaves lingering questions as regards the soundness and stability of the country’s political environment. The...

Disrespect the order of the day

As I look at events playing out over the last few days it has become abundantly clear that in Trinidad and Tobago respect for...

New plans to meet challenges needed

COVID-19 has made 2020 a rather disconcerting year. Social activities like eating out and liming with friends have all but ceased. Laptops have replaced...

Economic intensive care needed in Budget 2021

Finance Minister Colm Imbert faces one of the most difficult tasks of any T&T finance minister in history when he presents the...

Assessing the budget

Marginal return on capital and economies of scale are aspects of critical mass needed in any market. On the supply side, levels of production...



At death’s door – Man says vaccine saved him from COVID-19

DEBRA WANSER, SUNDAY GUARDIAN EDITOR [email protected] COVID-19 survivor CHRISTOPHER ALLEYNE: It is Thursday morning–May 27–and I am COVID-19 positive, hooked up to an oxygen tank and lying...

Tobagonians outraged by comedian’s ridicule

By Casandra Thompson-Forbes  A comedy bit on Tobago, performed by upcoming comedian Kyle Hernandez has been described as insulting,...

President awardee, 20, dies suddenly from COVID-19

Laying his head on his mother’s chest as he sought the comfort and solace that only a mother can provide in times of distress,...

Second exemption for AG’s children under query

Questions are being raised about an exemption granted for the daughter of Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi to re-enter the country after travelling to Madrid,...

Beloved pundit dies after wasp sting

Beloved pundit Chaitram Hargobin died after suffering an allergic reaction to a wasp sting. His death has left many in mourning, including the...