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SSFL 18: The problem with Tobago; coaches weigh in on issues as Bishop’s try to beat the drop

“For the [Secondary School Football] League’s sake, they may have to look at things in a much deeper capacity,” said Bishop’s High School coach Richard Goddard, “in terms of how we ensure the Tobago representative team or teams have little stress on their shoulders, [so they can] be able to …

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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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Daly Bread: Galleons and ganja; why decriminalising marijuana should be on national agenda

The maintenance of an efficient sea bridge between Trinidad and Tobago is a very serious matter. The recent failures of the sea bridge greatly damaged the economy of Tobago and the credibility of the current Government. Undoubtedly however, the procurement and much delayed arrival of the Galleons Passage has become …

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Fixin’ T&T: Sea-bridge scandal is not mere incompetence; Rowley must fire Sinanan

“Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s apparent inability to remove Minister Sinanan mirrors his predecessor Mrs Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s difficulty in effectively treating with then Minister Jack Warner until the proverbial water became more than flour.” In the following press statement, local watchdog group, Fixin’ T&T, urges Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley …

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Fixin’ T&T: Sinanan and Hinds playing loose with facts on Tobago sea-bridge; Superfast Galicia timeline

Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan is perpetuating a narrative that seems entirely inconsistent with the facts about the present disastrous state of the Trinidad and Tobago sea bridge. FIXIN’ T&T is convinced that this most recent collapse could have been avoided and was the unfortunate result of inertia, ineptitude, …

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