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Credit Union or Money Lenders?

When most of us hear the term money lender we think of a shady character who lends to persons in distress at predatory rates of interest. These guys were not shy about using intimidation and occasional violence to collect on their advances. You may be surprised to […]

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COVID digitisation

Did you know that we have a Ministry of government laser focused on fully digitizing services to the public in sweet T&T? The Ministry of Public Administration and Digital Transformation is charged with the task of moving away from bureaucratic paper bound systems to efficient digital systems. […]

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Vaccination Red Alert

In my recent column discussing the daily cost of the pandemic to T&T, and by implication the price we should be willing to pay for a solution, I presented a number of estimates. Those included the rate at which we are vaccinating the population presently and the […]

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Vaccination blues

I may appear to be taking a bit of liberty today and venturing into an area outside of my fields of expertise, but I assure you that there is good reason for doing so as you shall see. I’m delving into the controversial matter of vaccination against […]

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Taking advantage in broad daylight

Today I have a story to tell about Angostura and will invite you to ponder some harsh facts that emerge from that story. But first, a quick preamble. We all know that our national finances are in a state of crisis. We faced difficulties of our own […]

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COVID reentry and digitization

I read a report today about the government’s new request to those persons applying to return home having been stranded overseas because of the COVID restrictions. They now demand that applicants make their requests for entry via an online form rather than emails as had been the […]

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THA contempt for PM Rowley

‘In my previous article about the contempt shown by the THA to the courts and every other gatekeeper I set out the series of brazen acts committed in defiance of judges’ clear orders. I had also shown the lack of regard for the EMA, Town and Country […]

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THA – a chronology of contempt for the courts

The THA doesn’t hold back when it sets out to break laws and thumb its nose at the judiciary. In this long running (seven years) saga of lawlessness through the courts over the Charlotteville Mall, THA has maintained a resolute position of disregard for the rulings of […]

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In anticipation of the next THA election

After more than a decade we should be able to judge a ruling administration with some degree of certainty. With an election due in Tobago in less than a month, now is a time to do just that. I have written extensively about matters at the Tobago […]

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THA and the Mall – a bridge too far

How much is too much? How far is too far? I showed you last week how deep is the disregard at the current and immediate past THA administrations for each and every authority that was created to protect the citizens, our money and our rights. They have […]

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