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  • Enriching the lawyers

    The Trinidad Guardian / This week the regular cycle of lawsuits over alleged State corruption, political posturing on both sides, enrichment of lawyers and experts, and no results to date, was again brought sharply into public focus when a High Court judge set aside two orders which had granted the State extensions of time to…

  • Are they qualified?

    The Trinidad Guardian / Looking through the T&T Guardian, I am amazed at the qualifications required for jobs in the private and public sectors and it crossed my mind as to whether or not these strict requirements are insisted upon when considering personnel for ministerial duties. Considering the present governing body the question must be…

  • Hydraulic woes hit T&T Spirit

    The Trinidad Guardian / Four days after returning to the seabridge after a ten-month absence, a hydraulic hose burst on the starboard side of the T&T Spirit yesterday as it sailed into the Port of Port-of-Spain and the vessel was unable to berth immediately. The vessel left Tobago at 6.25 yesterday morning carrying 366 passengers…

  • LGBTQI body protests at CHOGM

    The Trinidad Guardian / Over 100 members of the LGBTQI community from around the world yesterday protested as Commonwealth Heads of Government met in London. The protest was backed by gay Olympian Tom Daly, who, in a message of support to the protesters, said he was “fully supportive of the Peter Tatchell Foundation and others…

  • A helpless feeling

    The Trinidad Guardian / An uneasy feeling has gripped Imam Nazam Mohammed, as reports surfaced on Tuesday that a Trinidadian woman was sentenced to death in Iraq for her affiliation with the Islamic State (ISIS). Mohammed, who heads the Masjid Umar Ibn Khattab Jamaat in Rio Claro, said if the news is true, it could…

  • Historical buildings can earn money, teach history

    The Trinidad Guardian / Replying to Patricia Blades’ letter of Thursday, April 19, I totally agree. I have thought of this for a long time. Historical buildings all over the world that relate the history of the houses are open to travellers for tours. Mt Vernon in Washington, the home of George Washington, is one…

  • T&T Coast Guard going for Cedros fishermen againferred

    The Trinidad Guardian / Transport available. Quashing speculation that it wasn’t doing its best to bring home the three T&T nationals in Venezuela, Government is again seeking to send a Coast Guard vessel there to transport the three fishermen back home – if they wish to use it. National Security Minister Edmund Dillon and acting…

  • PanTrinbago interim body seeks early election

    The Trinidad Guardian / Gerard Mendez, a member of the interim caretaker committee set up to take PanTrinbago forward, says the first item on the agenda is to bring the election date to elect a new executive forward. On Tuesday, PanTrinbago members voted to remove the current executive and establish the caretaker committee to oversee…

  • Enough talk NIB, action now

    The Trinidad Guardian / Here we have the NIB heads being questioned and once more we have “will do, looking at” promises. I believe the country has had enough talk by those in charge of the NIB. Yes, we know that if nothing is done with the present fund there will eventually be a depletion…

  • PM gets India help for Couva hospital

    The Trinidad Guardian / Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has invited India to participate in a new model for T&T healthcare training at the Couva Hospital, which could include the teaching of traditional Indian medicine. This was among the latest initiatives taken during the Prime Minister’s London trip. A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office…

  • Diversification and knowledge outsourcing

    The Trinidad Guardian / There are many options being presented by the current and past governments and others as to what products and services we should be engaged upon if, when, we diversify our economy. These range from the PP’s government recommendations of the so-called blue economy, and the Chaguaramas boardwalk, its ‘i2i’ and of…

  • Imbert: Eximbank US$100M facility available by month’s end

    News day / FINANCE MINISTER Colm Imbert said yesterday he was “reasonably confident” that the US$100 million facility available to manufacturers through the Export Import Bank (Eximbank) by the end of the month. Manufacturers, on the other hand, are sceptical. Imbert told reporters at the post-Cabinet media briefing at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s…

  • THTI CEO: Market Tobago

    The Trinidad Guardian / Aggressive international marketing is needed to attract tourists to Tobago, says Stephen Sheppard, CEO of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Institute (THTI). Speaking at a special dinner for industry stakeholders at THTI’s headquarters in Blenheim, Mt St George,on Wednesday night, Sheppard said while statistics showed that international visitor arrivals to Tobago…

  • Commendable effort by young Soca Warriors

    The Trinidad Guardian / T&T coach Dennis Lawrence have expressed his concerns that the local players he fielded on Tuesday night were not ready for this level, but I’m sure despite that he was satisfied with the results for which the game’s only goal came in the 93rd minute of play during his team’s encounter…

  • New business degree launched at ALJGSB

    The Trinidad Guardian / David Dulal-Whiteway, CEO of the Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business (ALJGSB), expects the tertiary level institution’s new undergraduate degree to add to business education and transform the country. “This represents the most significant event of the school since it was founded. I say that because of the impact that…

  • ‘Time to legalise medical marijuana’ says MP

    Trinidad Express / Opposition Member of Parliament for Barataria Dr Fuad Khan is making an argument for Trinidad and Tobago to begin the process of legalizing the use of medical marijuana. As of 2018, he said, some of the countries with the laxest marijuana laws were Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Czech Republic,…

  • T&T beach vballers target Mexico improvement

    The Trinidad Guardian / T&T’s top ranked women’s beach volleyball duo, Phylecia Armstrong and Malika Davidson along with third seeded LaTeisha Joseph and Suraya Chase will be targeting a much improved showing for the national teams when they compete in the second-leg of the 2018 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour Circuit. The second leg serves off…

  • All T&T Index advances

    The Trinidad Guardian / Overall market activity resulted from trading in 14 securities of which three advanced, three declined and eight traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 282,881 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $1,954,894.35. NCB Financial Group Limited was the volume leader with 106,242…

  • Sir Viv backs Caricom on Windies concerns

    The Trinidad Guardian / ST JOHN’S—Legendary former Test captain, Sir Vivian Richards, has thrown his weight behind Caricom’s efforts at governance reform in West Indies cricket. The Antiguan, who never lost a Test series as skipper, said he believed the regional nation grouping’s intentions were genuine and were aimed at correcting some of the problems…

  • Health centers should not refuse service

    The Trinidad Guardian / It is beyond dispute that our doctors operate under some very trying circumstances, and it is a well documented fact that the state of our nation’s public health services is nothing short of a health hazard in itself. But it is an affront to the Hippocratic Oath which they have all…

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  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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