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ENERGY Chamber chief executive officer Dr Thackwray Driver has advised the fledgling Guyanese energy sector to develop a culture of safety if it is to optimise opportunities available in the sector. Driver was addressing the Guyana Safety Forum at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Guyana on...
THE Law Association voted today to send a report from its committee, established to investigate allegations of misconduct against Chief Justice Ivor Archie, to the Prime Minister. The association will ask Dr Rowley to use the findings of the report to consider whether Section 137 of the...
EDMUND NARINE WHEN REGINALD DUMAS speaks, everyone listens, for, as one-time head of the public service, Dumas’ working knowledge of the government is impressive. It is, however, regrettable that his article of November 26, titled “An unenterprising state,” a response to recent...
THE AIRPORTS Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (AATT) is in the news once again and for all the wrong reasons. Exactly one year after a $5 million heist which raised serious questions about security arrangements at the Piarco International Airport comes word of an $83,000 robbery. When considered...
THE EDITOR: It seems as though poverty exists in TT not because we cannot feed the poor, but because we cannot satisfy the rich. We are a rich nation that could do better and government officials must do more to alleviate the high levels of poverty. Greed and corruption are causing great...
THE EDITOR: Are severe weather patterns that are causing havoc around the world a direct result of human activity? With hurricanes, severe weather conditions such as flooding happening with increased strength and regularity, depending on whom you ask, climate change is either a direct result of...
Diary of a mothering worker DR GABRIELLE JAMELA HOSEIN WITH ITS latest publication, “Justice through a Gender Lens,” the Judicial Education Institute (JEI) has signalled its intention to resist gendered biases, stereotyping and discrimination in our courts. This is because these...
THE EDITOR: I note with interest the many responses, written and verbal, to my letter which suggested that we should enforce the law prohibiting cyclists from using our dual carriageways. I made the suggestion based on signage along these highways that no bicycles, pedestrians, mopeds and animals...
A pilot project at the Maternity Ward of the Scarborough General Hospital (SGH) to have medical records digitalised for data analysis is now into full implementation with nurses, doctors and healthcare professionals having been trained on the new perinatal information system - SIP Plus –...
A study on the frequency, risks and causes of breast cancer in Tobago over the next 18 months was launched on Monday with Health Secretary Dr Agatha Carrington saying that the research was expected to help the Division of Health better understand challenges so as to reduce the number of cases....

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