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Dr Farrell: Taking Responsibility; why the Petrotrin disaster is a very Trini malaise that may be repeated

“So the logical question is: why don’t our governments fix the state enterprise governance system? The answer is partly because it sustains political patronage and corruption, partly because it buys off the trade unions, and partly because of inertia—fixing things that don’t appear to be broken simply isn’t worth the …

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CAL set to axe London route, staff reductions imminent

Caribbean Airlines is set to discontinue its route to London Gatwick, effective 10 January 2016, according to an internal memo issued today by CEO Michael DiLollo. The information was subsequently relayed to the media after lunch. CAL’s London route not only serves Trinidad and Tobago passengers but also travellers from Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana and …

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No Airline for Old Men: DiLollo on CAL

There is an award-winning movie called “No Country For Old Men” which still resonates with me especially since I qualified some time ago, galloping from youth into middle-age and then hobbling into senior citizenship. While some of my friends, high on potency pills, say things like “A man is as …

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Rowley violently assaults CAL merger

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley might have had a Trinidad Express reporter seeking therapy yesterday after he said that Caribbean Airlines’ costly take over of Air Jamaica was bleeding Trinidad and Tobago financially  “like a chop neck.” Mr Live Wire cannot confirm that Rowley then said: “Just keeping it real, son.” …

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No Confidence Motion: Jack stands for integrity

Opposition Leader alleged that Works Minister Jack Warner lost his Transport portfolio after questioning a conflict of interest involving CAL Chairman George Nicholas. Wired868 believes it is the first time that Warner was on the right side of a conflict of interest charge. Keith Rowley called Nicholas’ stewardship the second …

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