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A few years ago, a German car company ran an advertising campaign that centred around two words: Drivers wanted.

The idea, of course, was that this auto maker was doing the hard work, creating these amazing vehicles. All you had to do was drive. It went on to be one of their most successful advertising campaigns, and was able to relaunch the brand after many years of poor sales.

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Elections in Trinidad and Tobago are a reflection of the society; believe it or not, everything just goes helter-­skelter. The utterances that come out of most candidates’ mouths are mind-­boggling to some citizens.

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I foolishly thought the voice and will of the people decided an election. What an underhanded attempt by the PNM to steal the election.

Firstly, Colm Imbert’s issue ought not to be with Barry Padarath or the UNC. The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC)—the constituted election body—has approved Padarath’s candidacy, which means as far as it is concerned, he has met all the required stipulations.

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Stupidity kills. That’s not an exaggeration. Stupidity, coupled with ignorance, is an even deadlier combination. Just Google “Darwin Awards”.

Weeks ago, I predicted a rise in Covid-19 cases in T&T. It wasn’t difficult to foresee the current spate of infection growth.

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Health sector workers have been thrust to the forefront by the worldwide pandemic. Many throughout the world have lost their lives in the struggle. Their voices have generally been listened to in regard to the advice given on how to respond to the pandemic, with the World Health Organisation’s voice generally leading the way. It’s not so in every country.

For some time now, it was obvious from his columns that Prof Selwyn Cudjoe had switched his allegiance from the People’s National Movement (PNM) to the United Nationa…

THE matter before us is an apology released in the name of KFC. The apology came following an outrage after KFC had placed an Emancipation Day ad, which featured a ch…

It is with great sadness that I bring to the floor West Indies’ cricket and the attitude that has not been developed and which was exhibited in the recent Test series…

WE celebrated Emancipation Day on August 1, but to my mind, we have not yet fully grasped the broader concept of freedom. In other words we have not, through our education system, formulated a critical pedagogy across our curricula; to foster a knowledge of self, to move beyond who we are, to transform the what- and how, to break with debilitating norms and to name our world. Inherent in all of this is the development of critical thinking skills in the learner and the learning culture.

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