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Cabinet decided yesterday to remove the Anti-Corruption Bureau from under the purview of the Attorney General, to the Commissioner of Police in order to remove any perception of political interference within the office. “This administration is not prepared … to allow any cloud to take...
HAVING allegedly swallowed 15 cows over the past few years, an oil seep at Egypt Village in Point Fortin almost claimed the lives of two boys on Wednesday. The heroic actions of their stepfather, villagers and fire and police officers led to the rescue the boys —Adelle Cyrus, 12, and his...
Soca singers Daren Phillips and Jason George, have their eyes set on capturing the 2019 New Tobago Soca Monarch crown next Tuesday with their rendition of Leh We Go, when the competition takes place at Club Nutts (formerly the Shade nightclub) in Bon Accord. In an interview on Wednesday, Phillips...
Tobago bands in the Small bands’ category of the 2019 Panoram finals taking their A-game to Skinner Park, San Fernando next Thursday. Five Tobago bands – C&B Crown Cordians (Crown Point); Uptown Fascinators (Scarborough); Alpha Pan Pioneers (Scarborough); T&TEC New East Side...
THE EDITOR: The foreign policy of TT on any major international issue is usually dynamic, flexible and certainly not static nor cast in stone, except on certain fundamental human rights issues. It is a template of many that sets out the parameters on how that country may act both in the domestic...
TT Photographic Society Part 2 A CRITICAL question has come to the fore over the past week: under TT copyright laws, what is the extent and limit of the reproduction rights which photographers have in relation to “works of mas” photographed during the course of Carnival, both at...
THE EDITOR: Children deemed to be at risk of becoming absorbed into criminal gangs may well benefit from boot camps. This decision will have to be at the behest of parents and guardians and with the agreement of the children. Before I extol the virtues of boot camps it should be understood that...
ON WEDNESDAY, chairman of Parliament’s committee on national security, Fitzgerald Hinds, revealed there are some 8,154 illegal firearms circulating in Trinidad and Tobago, according to estimates by the Strategic Services Agency. Yet, despite the scale of the problem, little has been done to...
THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY SHAMIMA BEGUM, the British schoolgirl who, in 2015, aged 15, sneaked into Syria to become a jihadi wife/child bride and do her bit for the I-Sissies, was “a bit shocked” to be stripped of her British citizenship, simply because she joined a group that...
THE EDITOR: Let us have a glass bottle-free Carnival 2019 in TT. We need to avoid the hazards of broken glass. A Carnival devoid of broken glass is a safe Carnival. Drinks in cans are lightweight and easy to transport. Drinks in cans are chilled easily and stay fresh for a long time. Let Carnival...

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