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Monday, January 17, 2022


Justice must be served in corruption probes

"At the end of the day, it is up to those who have the power to investigate and those in the legal fraternity to ensure that justice is not only seen to be served but is served for the benefit of the greater good..."

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...


Tabaquite man gunned down

One day after celebrating his birthday, a 31-year-old man was gunned down at a business place in Tabaquite earlier today. Dead is...

US researchers share COVID-19 vaccine with the world

Using traditional technology that can be scaled widely and cheaply, Corbevax offers a potential solution to vaccine inequity. By William...

Retired cop murdered

A retired police officer was found murdered at his home in Chaguanas this morning.    Daryl Jodha, 57,...

Store proprietor recalls near death from COVID

As she walked around her store—Secret Glow Skincare and Cosmetics in Town Centre Mall, Port-of-Spain, on Friday– it was still hard for Carlene Rivers...

WHO adds new drugs to COVID treatments amid Omicron surge

Latest recommendations prompt new calls for patent waivers to allow more people access to treatments. SOURCE: ALJAZEERA