Bajan Editorial warns not to let T&T’s Crime Spread to their Borders

  On 2 March 2016, Barbados’ Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite suggested that Barbadians can take comfort in the fact that the island’s crime situation was no where near as bad as that of neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago, which had recorded over 80 murders in just two months. He boasted that Read More

T&T – the land of the Steel Pan, Calypso, Limbo and Soca – not as happy as you would expect!

Denmark world’s happiest country, Burundi least: new report shows. Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world’s happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday 23 March 2016, that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and protect the environment. The report, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Read More

Magdalena Grand Beach Resort

A Billion TT$ to wash away into the sea in Tobago

Just days ago, T&T was forced to swallow the bitter pill that TT$1.2 billion spent by a former Petrotrin boss ended up as scrap iron. But beyond that, all the documents and evidence concerning this matter have mysteriously disappeared. Nothing is to be found at Petrotrin, at the courts or Read More

Dr Warren Smith

Smaller Caribbean Islands to excel in 2016

On February 26, President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr William Warren Smith gave an Economic Review for 2015 and an Outlook for 2016 at its headquarters in Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados. For 2015, St Kitts and Nevis, Grenada and the Turks and Caicos Islands showed 4 percent growth, Read More

Trash Generation

T&T is #1 in the World when it comes to this!

When it comes to this particular activity, T&T came in with a massive landslide victory over all other nations, and I mean a literal landslide victory. So far ahead is T&T that the second place contender does not even produce close to half of what we produce. Too bad an Read More

Timothy Harris

Another Caribbean Nation weighs in with unbeatable Crime Stats

As T&T attempts to get a larger market share of the regional tourism industry to help bolster foreign exchange earnings, it appears that more and more regional destinations are making known their Crime Statistics. Tourists are now becoming more aware that in an unfamiliar environment, they are more vulnerable to Read More

Adriel Brathwaite

Barbados’ AG comforts his citizens using T&T’s Crime Stats

According to a Barbados Today Report the Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite has suggested that Barbadians can take comfort in the fact that the island’s crime situation is no where near as bad as that of neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago, which has recorded over 80 murders in just two months. He Read More

Black Lives Matter

Ethnic Cleansing of the Black Male in T&T?

While T&T can boast of being a widely diverse society in terms of race and religion, when it comes to murders in T&T, the victims are heavily weighted towards the black male. While there is the odd Chinese businessman that may be a victim of gun violence, it seems to Read More

Women in Burqa

Burka – Acid Test for Equal Opportunity Commission

Over the last few days, Njemile Alexander, a Muslim woman that wears a hijab claimed that she was denied employment at T&T retailer Wonderful World because of her head-wear. This situation gained media attention as she told her story on Facebook. It was indicated that the company would make a Read More

Venezuela is out of food

Humanitarian Crisis Looms in Venezuela

At the start of this year, it was projected that Venezuela would have the second fastest shrinking economy, with the fastest being Libya. Since that time, things have gotten from bad to worse. It is now apparent that Venezuela is just about out of food. the stark reality is that Read More