Monday, December 11, 2017

Editorial

Speak, M’Lud

Dec. 10, 2017, 10:29 PM AST Comments

Chief Justice Ivor Archie has rightly condemned the murder of Sasha Fierce whose bullet-ridden body was found at Nelson Mandela Park in St Clair a week ago. The possibility that Sasha Fierce, legally known as Keon Allister Patterson but who identified herself as a transgender woman, may have been a

Will Opposition ever support Govt?*

Dec. 10, 2017, 10:26 PM AST Comments

TV6’s call-in question segment in its 7 p.m. newscast does not claim to be a scientific indicator, but it provides me with a small, nightly glimpse into public opinion.


Edging ever closer to disaster*

Dec. 10, 2017, 10:23 PM AST Comments

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, in his angry tirade against the Opposition United National Congress (UNC) delivered at a specially summoned media conference a few hours after the Government had failed to pass the Anti-Gang Bill in Parliament, accused the UNC of refusing to support the Bill for polit


Justice for parents of ‘Bus Route baby’*

Dec. 10, 2017, 10:21 PM AST Comments

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”- Martin Luther King Jr. I was reminded of this powerful quote from one of the world’s revolutionary minds when I was informed of the sweet justice that came as a Christmas gift to the Ammon family this month.

Another vote, another fiasco

Dec. 9, 2017, 6:25 PM AST Comments

EXPRESS EDITORIAL—The clear message to the public from the fiasco of the Anti-Gang bill is that partisan interest has once again trumped the public interest.



Over 1,000 murders! *

Dec. 9, 2017, 6:19 PM AST Comments

By Ralph Maraj—FIVE months ago I wrote: “Every day, violent deaths confirm the depths to which we sink. Our front pages are drenched with blood flowing from street slaughters, home invasions and carnage...


DOUBTING CASTLE *

Dec. 9, 2017, 6:17 PM AST Comments

By Sophia Chote—IN 1678, an English prisoner wrote a book called “The Pilgrim’s Progress”.


DOUBTING CASTLE

Dec. 9, 2017, 6:16 PM AST Comments

Sophia Chote—IN 1678, an English prisoner wrote a book called “The Pilgrim’s Progress”.


Forged in the bowels of corruption... *

Dec. 9, 2017, 6:15 PM AST Comments

By Selwyn Cudjoe—THIS may be a far-out comparison but it bears making if only because it allows us to measure what success looks like at serious academic institutions.


Maintain T&T’s sporting venues

Dec. 8, 2017, 10:56 PM AST Comments

IT IS a well-known fact that Trinidad and Tobago has a very poor record when it comes to the upkeep of public property and general infrastructure, and the latest to fall under that shameful heading are most of the sports stadiums around T&T.


Good governance prevents corruption*

Dec. 8, 2017, 10:54 PM AST Comments

Today marks World Anti-Corruption Day, which is meant to bring reflective practice, raise awareness, and encourage individual and collective action against corruption for development, peace, security, inclusive societies. Word Anti-Corruption Day was instituted 2003 under a UN Convention on Anti-Cor