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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...

Manifestos of truth

"Honesty, not spin, should be the basis of the manifestos that parties contesting the August 10 General Election present to the electorate in the coming days..."

Antoine’s unforgivable rant

It is to the Prime Minister Rowley’s credit that he took swift action...

Shocking increase in police killings

A shocking statistic emerged yesterday of an 86 per cent increase in police killings for the first six months of 2020 compared...

Two important Bs and COVID-19

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley was right to read the riot act to bar owners who have done little or nothing to...

The value of Aniah’s life

A reward of $25,000 has been offered for information that leads to the capture of the people responsible for the murders of two-year-old Aniah Jaggernauth and her father, Stefon McLeod.

Should we spend more on Manta Lodge?

The announcement by Tobago House of Assembly Chief Secretary Ancil Dennis that the Assembly will be spending an additional $10 million on the Manta Lodge Hotel to ready it for guests is of concern if it will not lead to taxpayers recovering the millions already spent on a property that has never welcomed a single guest.

Deepen the democratic process

The country's two major political parties, the ruling PNM and opposition UNC, have been engaged in screening candidates for the upcoming general elections. The process...


Mother says her son was not involved in criminal activities

The mother of one of the men killed in maracas over the weekend is tonight denying that her son was involved in...

Two of the three survivors from Saturday’s police shooting released

Two of the three survivors from Saturday's police shooting in Port of Spain have been released from police custody. Now despite police...

Family of Leonardo Williams speaks

The family of Leonardo Williams, one of the men killed by police on Saturday morning felt the protests reflect the community's disgust...

Trini boy gets Commonwealth award

Trinidadian 11-year-old Daniel Rajkumar, 11, received a Silver Award in the “Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021” hosted by the Royal Commonwealth Society, England. Rajkumar...

NPTA urges parents to capitalise on remedial classes

Education stakeholders are tonight questioning whether the Revision Programme set up for low performing SEA students, is enough to fix the loss...