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Sunday, June 13, 2021


Our citizens deserve better

The country has been in a state of political limbo since Monday night. In between, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s declaration of victory and Opposition...

Replace SEA carefully

I understand that the new Minister of Education, Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly has expressed a desire to take on the sacred cows of our education...

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...

Taxation: Modern-day capitalism and slavery?

Dr Williams’ famous but controversial premise that slavery funded the Industrial Revolution might have been true as lots of money made in the Caribbean...

Leadership needed in facing forex challenge

On Monday Republic Bank announced a reduction on its customers on credit card limit from US$12,000 to US$10,000 per month. The bank said the decision...

Penny smart and pound foolish, not an option for Govt

At the time of writing, 55 people had been confirmed as having, unfortunately, died in T&T of the coronavirus in May alone and, as...

Police get serious!

It was indeed heartening to hear that the police have issued more than $4 million worth of tickets to persons who failed...

Kamla—a serial loser

I read with great interest an article written by Dr Hamid Ghany entitled “Leadership and elections.” In a rather painstaking commentary Dr Ghany concluded that...

Govt’s botched vaccine rollout threatens T&T economic recovery

On Tuesday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) raised its forecast for global economic growth upward by more than one percentage point. According...

Give Sean the justice he deserves

It was a crime that shook the nation, leaving many in tears and others in a complete state of bewilderment. On the afternoon of Tuesday,...



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...