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Easy as 1+1= 2; an open letter to Sat Maharaj after Chalkdust’s advice in song

“Uncles, check allyuh bits and pieces and then see about pulling off this one for me. For all of us. Allyuh need to turn up the natural moxie allyuh have and teach them. Doh hold dem and wuk dem, Uncles, just teach dem. Teach them before they start thinking that sex in marriage is just some scriptural routine for procreation and that fulfilment …

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Letter to the Editor: Don’t be fooled; live streaming commercial events IS illegal!

“Section 21 of Trinidad’s Copyright Act, among other things, expressly gives the performer the exclusive right to broadcast and rebroadcast his/her performance… “There is absolutely no exception, or limitation, in our intellectual property laws that would sanction the live streaming of the entire Machel Monday concert.” The following Letter to …

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Letter to the Editor: The real discipline problem; Govt must take steps to train T&T’s parents

“Our big problem is that we abolished corporal punishment but did not put anything else in its place. Our children are, therefore, operating in an environment where there is, in effect, no consequence for bad behaviour. That has resulted in a general breakdown of discipline, nationwide. “Discipline is much more …

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Letter to Editor: Rowley shouldn’t apologise for sensible approach to domestic violence

“Regrettably, I have observed recently that certain organisations established with the objective of empowering and protecting women have perhaps, unwittingly, been promoting—by implication—recklessness, given their lack of support for the Prime Minister’s call for personal responsibility as one of the obvious measures in the protection of women. “These organisations ought …

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