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THE EDITOR: Following on from my last letter in which I laid out five tips that would immediately take a bite out of crime, here’s my 18-step plan to fix the Police Service: 1. Introduce rigorous enforcement of the TTPS by-laws and policies by supervisors and by the Police Service Commission...
THE POLICE should be praised for the swift apprehension of suspects and the recovery of a stolen mobile phone in relation to the carjacking of television anchorman Khamal Georges. However, the circumstances which led to Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams issuing an apology to Georges on...
Diary of a mothering worker Entry 298 GABRIELLE JAMELA HOSEIN WHILE CHILDREN play over these holidays, school is on many mothers’ minds. You see these mothers, going extra distance to find the store that sells books at a cheaper price, double-checking stationary lists against the...
Jahmone Madden, the 15-year-old Roxborough Secondary School student who last month won the Tourism Youth Forum and Junior Secretary Competition – and earned as his prize the title of Junior Secretary of Tourism, Culture, and Transportation for a year – says this position has given him...
AN inspector of missions (or likewise) must now probe the happenings at the TT High Commission in New Delhi, India, that led High Commissioner Dave Persad to resign in frustration, urged Reginald Dumas, former ambassador and head of the Public Service. In a story on Monday, Diplomatic Free For All...
JENSEN LA VENDE and CARLA BRIDGLAL IT was just bad behaviour, acting Attorney General Fitzgerald Hinds said yesterday about being drenched with flood water as he and councillor for the area Akil Audain visited flood victims at Beetham Gardens. Hinds, speaking with Newsday following...
Jahmone Madden, the 15-year-old Roxborough Secondary School student who last month won the Tourism Youth Forum and Junior Secretary Competition – and earned as his prize the title of Junior Secretary of Tourism, Culture, and Transportation for a year – says this position has given him...
KIRK MEIGHOO Part 2 (continued from yesterday) AFTER YEARS of intense devotion to VS Naipaul and his work – my own PhD thesis and first book was built on exploring and taking seriously Naipaul’s profound idea of the “half-made society” – one day, at home, I...
THE EDITOR: Why is the Government assuming that the 250 specialist doctors it wants from Cuba are competent in their fields? Cuba runs a closed education system wherein its doctors are certified by the same people who run the medical school and they do not subject themselves to international...
Shaliza HassanaliPublished: Wednesday, August 15, 2018CEO of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) Neville Wint has listed between “70 to 80 areas” in Trinidad affected by Monday’s heavy showers. He said of the 14 corporations eight were affected. “Today they are doing mop-...

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