Letters to the Editor

Orin: The risks of lighting them up—and pro-gun soundbites

“[…] Earlier this year, National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds said that 25,000 citizens have licensed firearms. Some will therefore face circumstances in which they feel compelled to use them. “What’s absent from the conversation is situational risk assessment. It’s an important part of discussions about armed engagement, but it’s easy …

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Dear Editor: T&T blundered by not following “best practices” on Procurement legislation

“[…] The PS suggested that the powers-that-be were hell-bent on adopting this most unsuitable legislation to please a very well-meaning, vocal, but uninformed interest group. “[…] He lamented the apparent absence of a thorough, comprehensive and detailed analysis by the relevant business organisations/interests, especially in the small and micro sub-sector. It …

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Dear Editor: Trinity College’s unchristian, discriminatory policy proves 1970 “revolution” still unfinished

“[…] I have stated before that the ‘Revolution’ that took place in 1970, in T&T, is an unfinished revolution. If we do not continue to educate and sensitise our younger generation on their self-worth then, unfortunately, history is inclined to repeat itself. “[…] How in Heaven’s name could a senior cleric …

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