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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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Clarke: God is good! WASA employee nears Soca Warriors debut but says sabbaths are off-limits

FC Santa Rosa captain Keron Clarke could be nearing a dream senior international debut for Trinidad and Tobago after being promised a new passport on Monday morning. The 31-year-old forward, who competes in the second tier Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) competition, was called up by Soca Warriors head …

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WASA workers can also be out the wetting business

More than half of WASA’s 4,800 staff faces the possibility of retrenchment after Public Utilities Minister Emmanuel “Hurricane” George admitted that workforce reduction is expected in restructuring. Or, as far as Trinidad Express is concerned, blah, blah, blah—seventy five percent of the Express website today was dedicated to TV6 Crime …

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A Wasa time

WASA, which was formed by an Act of Parliament in 1965, still doesn’t know what it is doing and will pay a Spanish consultancy firm $5.2 million for four months of recommendations. Wired868 expects the first recommendation to be: Get someone to fix your problems, not talk about them.

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