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Why the Old Universal Queen’s Embarrassed at Being Caught Entangled With her Middle-Aged Musical Agriculturist

Although it’s commonly accepted in Sweet T+T that Carnival allows license for anyone to leggo, dingolay and wine dong to de ground, a number of our more conservative citizens were left dumbfounded at the recent antics of one of this  country’s world-acclaimed beauty monarchs whose ancient celebrity status  impinged on her constitutional right to run …

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How MovieTowne Founder Derek Chin Works for a Great Customer Experience

At the turn of the 21st century, the cinema industry in T&T was in the doldrums. The golden age of big-screen entertainment was gone, felled by the onslaught of new technologies that brought movies right into your home. Audiences had shrunk from its boom in the ’60s and ’70s, and all around, movie theatres were …

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A Time and Place When Opportunities Abound for Entrepreneurs

Notice of plans for the holding of the Caribbean Investment Forum from November 8 to 11 at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, is just one of the numerous training projects aimed at providing training for our region’s entrepreneurs in the bid to stay in this fast changing game of business and industry. A number …

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How Titans Can Become Targets for Paper Tigers in Politics and in Sport

It was not surprising  that while Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley was eagerly congratulating Commonwealth Games Gold winner Nicholas Paul on his “ tremendous achievement” on July 30, the esteemed Professor Selwyn Cudjoe was criticizing the PM for  his love of Golf. “It might have been that Rowley was working very hard …

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Of Party Insiders who Survive on Increasing Power and Panty Politics

Ever since I began attending internal meetings of the Party 35 years ago, I have become increasingly conscious of the other  meetings that had  occurred during and after the real meeting. As time progressed, I began to understand that some of these timely encounters could assume greater importance  than the moments when decisions were taken …

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Understanding the Power of the “Simple” Political Party Group

It must now be a crucial issue engaging the party in terms of  how independent the  media professional  can really be. Ever since the early days of party politics, leaders like Dr Eric Williams, Simboonath Capildeo, Bhadase Maharaj, Karl Hudson-Phillips, Basdeo Panday and ANR Robinson  have displayed their recognition and respect of the party group …

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How Titans Can Become Targets for Paper Tigers in Politics and in Sport

It was not surprising  that while Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley was eagerly congratulating Commonwealth Games Gold winner Nicholas Paul on his “ tremendous achievement” on July 30, the esteemed Professor Selwyn Cudjoe was criticising the PM for  his love of Golf. “It might have been that Rowley was working very hard …

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Why Stuart Young keeps Leading from in Front

By standing out prominently at the Suriname Energy, Oil and Gas Summit 2022, Trinidad and Tobago’s Energy and Energy Affairs  Minister Stuart Young continues to demonstrate how young persons in public life  can express  a high level of commitment in the public domain without allowing  naked political ambition to get the better of them..  Young, …

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PNM Bound to Win as long as Kamla Leading the Opposition, Ent?

Whatever concerns citizens might have been harbouring of the political future of  of long-absent Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley,  have now  been dissed by the victory of Kamla Persad Bissessar’s “Star” posse at the UNC’s (United National Congress) internal elections for a number of reasons, including: Report of a low turn-out at the polls indicate …

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Even When Our PM’s Missing in the Storm: All Ah We is One Famalay!

After receiving word of their leader’s plan to return home after more than  three weeks AWOL,  all Zandolies have begun to peep out of their – curtained  holes, especially with the announcement about the coming Storm that never came in full. In any case, PNM-Till-Ah (People’s national Movement) loyalists and other citizens of  free colour, …

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