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Today's Commentary

Anand Ramlogan

Dana Seetahal

Derren Joseph

Dennis Pantin

Ira Mathur

Lennox Grant
Martin George

As Gabrielle brings home bronze Elias calls it a day

Minutes after Gabrielle Walcott placed third in the Miss World pageant in Johannesburg, South Africa yesterday, Peter Elias, T&T’s national director of the Miss Universe/Miss World, called it quits.

Gallery of Mumbai


Dookeran best crime, inflation fighter

The big question was: Which political leader did respondents think would best be equipped to deal with handling the economy and inflation.

‘Chinks in Manning’s political armour’

Prime Minister Patrick Manning’s sombre announcement during the post-Cabinet news conference on Thursday that he has a malignant tumour in his left kidney, must have caused quite a few ambitious PNM hearts to beat a little faster.

Panday in a tight squeeze

Deputy political leaders Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj and Jack Warner have formed a pincer movement around UNC-A political leader Basdeo Panday—and they’re squeezing hard.

A woman for PM?

Gender is irrelevant when choosing a leader to carry the country forward. T&T needs a leader who can transcend all bounds and get the people of T&T to develop national pride.


Water-taxi wait

For the PNM rally in Woodford Square in September, PTSC buses sped past shocked commuters at bus stops. Buses were filled with PNM supporters.

Thespian-cum-singer makes audiences laugh with Cry

A loud, strangely melodic scream pierces the air. The scream, according to thespian Clifford Learmond, is the sound of people crying in anguish.

Tough task for Windies openers

Chris Gayle and Sewnarine Chattergoon survived a difficult 14 overs before closing time, after West Indies made hay, when play resumed in the weather-marred opening Test against New Zealand yesterday.

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Credit Union scare

After HCU crash, proposed new laws spread dread among unions

Even as Kairi Consultants Ltd, in a study done for Tecu Credit Union, pointed to the “liquidity and insolvency crisis” of the Hindu Credit Union (HCU), Tecu has objected to the Central Bank’s proposed policy document (PPD) containing guidelines for new legislation to regulate the operations of credit unions

Claudia Pegus showcases Breeze collection

Fresh on the heels of a very successful showing at Islands of The World Fashion Week in The Bahamas, where she was awarded The Unesco Seal of Excellence Award for the collection “BREEZE,” Claudia Pegus is showcasing the collection to a select audience of VIP fashionistas in Trinidad, in collaboration with Caribbean Belle magazine.


Shocking Exit

T&T football team exited the Digicel Caribbean Championships’ (DCC) Final Round in shocking style.

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