• Electric vehicles cannot travel as far.
• Fuelling takes longer.
• Electric vehicles are more expensive.

• Electric vehicles are energy-efficient.
• Electric vehicles reduce emissions.
• Electric vehicles require lower maintenance.

The time is right for electric vehicles. The time is yesterday.
Electric vehicles will create a new world. Electric vehicles are the future, T&T.
AV Rampersad
Princes Town


The release of an anonymous voice note reporting mayhem in Port of Spain on Sunday, followed by Monday’s explosion of a device crudely built with firecrackers, suggests a calculated attempt to destabilise the population at a time when there is no Commissioner on Police in office.

I can only imagine being a diehard supporter and witnessing this political calamity occurring right before your eyes. Do you turn a blind eye, or do you face the veracity?

This is a letter to the president of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA).

Madam President, you and your colleagues at TTUTA have failed your members—the teachers. You seem to be more concerned with the image of your office and the brand that is TTUTA, instead of the well-being of your teachers.

“The future of our nation is in our children’s school bags.”

—Dr Eric Williams

What does it say for the future of our nation that our children’s school bags have been empty for the past 19 months? We all know education is arguably the primary indicator for social, economic and national development in any country.

TWO news items carried on different pages in the last edition of the Sunday Express combined to topple an intention to dedicate today’s agenda to the abolitionist cause.

It seems that the Ministry of Agriculture and, by extension, the Government of the day, has finally come to realise that farming, to a great extent, is the one sector to save us from a growing food import bill and, indeed, starvation.