THE murder figure for 2019 has now passed another statistical threshold with last evening’s killing of two men having carried the number to 501.
THE assurance by Finance Minister Colm Imbert that he intends to intervene in the current impasse between State-owned Paria and Unipet should be welcome news to a pub…
WHILE the People’s National Movement (PNM) and United National Congress (UNC) are both claiming victory in Monday’s local government election, the bragging rights clearly belong to the UNC.
THERE was a variety of responses to our question of the day yesterday, as to the level of fear of citizens in the current environment.
PODIUMS and platforms have been packed up, microphones have been stilled and today the electorate, which has been under sustained wooing over the past few weeks, will decide which political party or independent candidate gets their vote, assuming they decide to vote at all.
Gary Griffith is not the first populist figure to excite the popular imagination and win the adoration of the multitudes. Indeed, history is replete with colourful personalities gifted with the ability to tap into a people’s desperation for change and offer themselves as the right candidate to shake up the status quo.
The disclosure by the leading official at the Town and Country Planning Division that her office has no power to stop illegal development anywhere in the country is startling, to say the least.
Even if he believes he heard what is not heard on Parliament’s recording, Senator Taharqa Obika’s outburst in the Senate on Tuesday was completely out of order and deserves the highest condemnation.
The brazen murder of a patient at the Port of Spain General Hospital (POSGH) has shattered any assumption about the safety and security of public premises.
Trinidad and Tobago was called to attention earlier this year when the number of women killed or harmed in acts of violence perpetrated by men stood at 32.