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THE EDITOR: The discussion of the state of security at UWI ended in chaos on Thursday afternoon. Students clashed with police in a case of the crests confronting the troughs. We in UWI right? I will not say who is who. We all big and have sense. The students fought the police’s war and lost...
THE EDITOR: Ten out of ten to the Agricultural Minister Clarence Rambharat for suggesting a complete ban on hunting in suburban areas, expressing his concern for wildlife especially iguanas. Since air rifles are not firearms there is no legal restriction to buying and using them. People go into...
After Thursday’s fracas at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine campus principal Professor Brian Copeland said the university will be collaborating with the TT Police Service to increase security on campus. Speaking at a press conference yesterday at the UWI campus,...
SHARLAN Bailey, son of veteran calypsonian Winston “Shadow” Bailey, says he is proud his father will be receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of the West Indies (UWI). Shadow will become a Doctor of Letters for his contributions as a composer at the graduation ceremony...
Residents looked on as the water slowly rose and flooded out their neighbours’ homes on the lower floors at 6th Avenue, Oropune Gardens, Piarco, yesterday. The buildings from 238 to 242, including that of the Oropune Police Youth Club and several nearby townhouses remained cut off from...
The Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) reported four incident between, Wednesday and Friday morning caused by three days of heavy rainfall. Fortunately, no one was injured, Allan Stewart, director of TEMA, told Newsday Tobago on Friday afternoon. On Wednesday TEMA reported a fallen tree on...
THE EDITOR: The killing yesterday of radio talkshow personality Ricardo “Gladiator” Welch is further proof that criminals are firmly in control of this country and the Prime Minister needs to consider enforcing a state of emergency. Murders continue to soar and the detection rate is...
THE EDITOR: Trinidad is a land totally controlled by the criminal elements and will continue to get worse. We have lost our soul and our way as a nation. Crime and corruption rules in every level of society. We live in an independent nation, but we are not free. I want to use some words from the...
“…I suspect that, in the history of culture, more things that we call great (in poetry, theatre, philosophy, music) came out of pain and suffering than came out of happy times.” Antonio Damasio, MD, Professor of neuroscience, University of Southern California AS A NATION, we...
THE EDITOR: This is a letter addressing the distress the UWI student body faces on a daily basis. In light of the recent headlines purporting to the clash between UWI students and police, the intention of our protest have been sidelined. Let us not forget that the real issue at hand is the spike...

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