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Dear Editor: Authoritarian or authoritative? Are calypsoes more poetry than reliable history?

“Sparrow literally put words in Dr Williams’ mouth to great effect. “Since Dr Bird—thankfully!—is still alive, I am sure that he would be eager to tell journalists/researchers what statements in his calypso ‘Get to hell outta here’ and, for that matter, his other calypsoes were historically accurate and where he simply used …

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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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