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Thursday, August 18, 2022


Threat from porous borders

The ability of public health and national security officials to clamp down on COVID-19 is hampered because of these regular breaches of our maritime borders with Venezuela.

Corruption’s corrosive effect on T&T

There are still too many opportunities for corrupt individuals to siphon off and divert the country’s revenue for their enrichment....

The fight for Tobago

This year, for the first time, the intensity of the battle to win Tobago is defined by the fact that the leaders of the two parties most dominant in the race— Mr Duke and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley—are native sons who are hoping their heritage will translate into outright victories for them.

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..."