Sunday, May 28, 2017

Letters



It’s about doing the right thing

May 26, 2017, 9:19 PM AST Comments

THIS is an open letter to my leader, Dr Keith Rowley: Dear Honourable Prime Minister and appointed leader of all our citizens, it is with great pain, concern and hope that I seek your kind attention. I am not as politically astute or engaged as many others. However, I have made some observations I w

Surveillance can help keep us safe*

May 26, 2017, 9:17 PM AST Comments

We need to invest more heavily in the area of surveillance so that law-abiding citizens can feel safe, knowing someone is watching us. Governments and large corporations must make it their top priority to spread cameras, microphones and other tracking devices all across the country and they also nee


Arrival Day belongs to us all*

May 26, 2017, 9:16 PM AST Comments

I lived and worked in London, England, with people from Africa, India, Pakistan and South-East Asia. All had the same ambition—to succeed by working as hard as humanly possible. To move beyond personal racial discrimination by the caste system and to escape poverty and wars. To live free of th


The way things are done*

May 26, 2017, 9:14 PM AST Comments

In November 2016, the country read this: “Roti meals served at a Divali dinner hosted by then-prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in October 2014 cost between $65 and $75 per person, while fresh juices, assorted soft drinks and water were purchased for $139,000. “But even as he release


It’s not a stay on property tax *

May 25, 2017, 8:11 PM AST Comments

THE EDITOR: I act on behalf of the Honourable Minister of Finance, Mr. Colm Imbert and the Ministry of Finance. I refer to the Editorial printed on page 12 of the 24 May 2017 edition of the Daily Express


From one 'idiot' to another

May 25, 2017, 8:8 PM AST Comments

I completely agree with Garth Wattley's column of May 24 that the time is long past for the resolution of this silly spat between Darren Bravo and West Indies Control Board (WICB) ...


Ringing truth from Bell *

May 25, 2017, 8:9 PM AST Comments

Allow me to express my whole-hearted support for John Bell's article headlined “Not too late for T&T's tourism” published in the Express of May 23.


What about justice delayed?

May 24, 2017, 10:5 PM AST Comments

Sean Luke was killed in March 2006 and the trial of his murderers is yet to start. It was adjourned to June 13, 2017. In Jamaica, Trevor Berbick, a world heavyweight boxing champion, was killed on October 28, 2006. His murderers were convicted in December 2007.


Truly a wake-up call for us*

May 24, 2017, 10:4 PM AST Comments

The phone bill of the Minister of Tourism should have conscious consumers in our country campaigning for a method to curtail the power of the telecommunications industry to dish out prices for their services, willy-nilly, to meet our needs.