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Wednesday, January 26, 2022


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....

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...

Dealing seriously with the homeless

The issue of homelessness in Port-of-Spain has once again gained national attention, as the Prime Minister announced plans to revitalise the capital city. On Monday,...

A new year brings new hope

It’s the start of 2021 and as this new year dawns our wish is for peace and prosperity to all. Coming out of a...



Fatima closes down physical classes this week

Anna-Lisa Paul All classes at Fatima College, Mucurapo will be conducted virtually for the remainder of this week after four students tested positive for the...

Rotational classes, relaxation of rules on school shoes, types

Secondary school students in Forms 1-3 will be required to attend classes at least twice a week when schools reopen for physical classes on...

Why you may not get COVID-19 even when those around you have it

Scientists believe pre-existing T cells trigger an immune response that quickly dealt with the SAR-CoV-2 virus before it could infect the individual and show a positive PCR test...

South beauty queen wins Mrs World Ambassador award

[email protected] The Mrs World Beauty pageant was held on January 15 and although our delegate Yolandra John-Edwards did not place among the finalists, she...

Missing Carapichaima mother found safe

Ramsundar’s sister, Nadira Mohammed, told Guardian Media that Anesha reached out to her relatives on Monday night to say she was safe.