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Daly: Greenvale double cross squared; flooding fallout highlights political failure and lack of accountability

It now seems incontrovertible that Greenvale Park Development, La Horquetta, should not have been built at all. The disastrous flood risk that materialised to the material and psychological damage to the residents—now facing the further risk of flood-borne diseases—was the proverbial disaster waiting to happen. Several reports in the media …

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Daly Bread: Angels driving in their limousine; Shadow, flooding and citizen humanity

The thing about liming long is that you have a first-hand memory of plenty things. I saw ‘Shadow’, in a tent, in his first year of performing. I think it was Port Services club but what I am sure about is that I left repeating: “Kitchie boy, water in yuh …

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Dear Editor: Can we afford to continue ignoring global warming?

“Arguments in favour of aggressively mitigating global warming, while supported by the hard data of climate science, is usually co-opted in favour of maintaining economic vitality due to global dependence on hydrocarbon energy sources. “[…] Just this year, countries in Europe and the US saw massive heat waves and wildfires …

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Football family chips in for flood victims; weekend charity matches carded for POS and Guayaguayare

The Trinidad and Tobago football fraternity will join the national response to flooding across the country with charity matches on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon in Port of Spain and Guayaguayare respectively. From 7:30pm tomorrow, Trinidad and Tobago National Senior Team head coach Dennis Lawrence will kick off “Football for …

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