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Salaah: Time to regulate school transport

While the nation is wrapped up with the debacle of discredited former PNM Minister Marlene McDonald and her co-accused, allow me to turn our attention, if only briefly, to a topic that has been dwarfed by the incessant dilemmas that take place daily in Trinbago: school bus transportation. The July/August …

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Responsible drivers needed: How many more must die?

The carnage left over from drinking and driving and/or reckless driving on Trinidad and Tobago’s roads has become a norm today.  No research has been done yet, according to the Arrive Alive President, to determine how much alcohol consumption contributes to tragic vehicular accidents.  However, it seems unmistakable that more …

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Will Police get Lucky over the tragic Sea Lots accident?

Scene: Office of Acting Commissioner of Police, Stephen Williams Phone rings. Stephen Williams: “Good morning, Commissioner Williams speaking, and like Denzil Washington, I’m only acting. Hahaha!” Gillian Lucky: “Sorry but I’m not looking for Denzil Washington and I doubt I would find him at this number. Mr Williams, this is …

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Cabbage Patch Kid buries self with Sea Lots post

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service responded to the grieving Sea Lots community yesterday with rubber bullets and tear gas. There were no reports of residents hurling anything but insults at lawmen after a mother and her two children were knocked down and killed while allegedly standing on the pavement …

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Don’t you know… I was a designated driver

Scene: Office of the Minister of National Security. Phone rings… Minister Warner: “Good afternoon, Jack speaking.” Acting COP Williams: “Good afternoon Jack, Stephen here.” Warner: “Ah, Stephen, how are you today?” Williams: “Well, actually, I’ve had the President on the phone to me.” Warner: “Maxwell called you?” Williams: “Yes, and …

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Motorists lose chunk of highway and good manners

The sudden collapse of six feet of the Beetham Highway yesterday afternoon prompted concerned Sea Lots resident Gabriel Garraway to race on to the road to warn motorists. According to Trinidad Express reporter Joel Julien, Garraway was cheerily and graciously greeted by one driver who told him: “Get out of …

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