Ebola: panic paralyses nation - October 19, 2014
Port of Spain, November 31, 2014: Reports that two persons stricken with the deadly Ebola virus were identified and isolated, one at the capital city's general hospital, the other at the Mount Hope facility, have paralysed Trinidad and Tobago, literally shutting down the country.
Wayne's Choice - October 12, 2014
Wayne Kublalsingh's second hunger strike has bared the good, the bad, and the very nasty sides of his fellow citizens, although I feel certain none of this surprises the environmental activist whose dogged pursuit of his goals puts many of us to shame.
Minority May Decide - October 5, 2014
Pollster Nigel Henry's projection that the results of the 2015 general elections will likely be a "statistical dead heat" is in keeping with the trend that emerged post-1986, after the PNM lost its electoral supremacy.
Polling the Pollster - September 28, 2014
I won't challenge the results and projections of the Solutions by Simulation poll published in the Express last week. Nigel Henry's company has established itself as being uncannily accurate in projecting the results of four elections in Trinidad and Tobago last year...
No mistake, pure mischiefs - September 21, 2014
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday lambasted Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar for Trinidad and Tobago's co-sponsorship of a United Nations Security Council resolution on the fight against terrorism saying it was best for TT to have passed up on the occasion.
Better bite the bullet now - September 14, 2014
Nine out of ten people, if asked to comment on Government's 2014-2015 budget, would quietly, and many grudgingly, say it was a good package.
For the average citizen, what matters most in the annual Appropriation Bill are what new measures strip him (or her) of some portion of his earnings or wealth
Politics and ethics only rhyme - September 7, 2014
Archbishop Joseph Harris strikes me as being a "rootsy Trini"—a prelate who commands respect beyond his flock even as he exudes a tremendous sense of humour.
One dose of democracy - August 31, 2014
One thing we citizens can celebrate on the 52nd anniversary of the nation's independence is just how dependent we are on our illustrious politicians to tell us what is wrong and what is right, what is good for us...
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