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By Oliver Mills Schools and their function continue to be discussed in many circles. In the wider Caribbean, there are attempts to introduce a new system of transfer exams from primary to high schools. In other countries, new developments in the curriculum are being enacted to modernise educational practices. But these two major activities face […]

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By Rickford Burke Guyana’s opposition leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, a former president, has filed a no confidence motion in Parliament against the coalition government of Guyana, led by President David Granger. The Granger administration was elected in 2015 with a one seat majority in Parliament. The government has 33 seats, while Jagdeo’s opposition People’s Progressive Party […]

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Dear Sir: [T]hey know in their hearts and in their consciences that history is going to damn them [those who voted “no” in the 2009 St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) constitutional referendum] and that history is going to be generous to those of us who have sought to hold aloft the noble banner of […]

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Dear Sir: This growth projection is conditional on maintaining a stable and appreciating exchange rate to encourage value-added investments in the economy by 2021; “let the dollar roll”. Successive gains in the economy over the years have always been followed by deep depreciation in the exchange rate completely wiping out previous gains. Remittance direct investments […]

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Dear Sir: Mayaro MP Rushton Paray says he fully understands why some of his constituents staged a roadblock. When the rain pours and there are no channels to direct the raging waters, the streets will be flooded. Similarly, when there are no avenues to channel the legitimate concerns of the people, they too will pour […]

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Dear Editor-in-Chief Ms. Omatie Lutchman Lyder, Greetings. As a newspaper which claims to be “national,” the Express should be truthful and objective in its coverage of national events in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). Readers have been observing that you have practically never published any news on the University of Trinidad and Tobago’s (UTT) restructuring exercise […]

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Fox News:–  As many as 145 pilot whales died on a New Zealand island this weekend after they were left stranded on a beach. A hiker walking along the beach discovered two pods about 1.2 miles apart at Mason’s Bay on Stewart Island, also known as Rakiura. Conservation workers arrived at the grim scene and discovered […]

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By Louay Habib ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The battle between the multihulls in the RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada has entered another phase, with both Giovanni Soldini’s Maserati Multi 70 and Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay crossing the rhumb line at sundown on day two. As dawn broke on the third day, the two duelling trimarans […]

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CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh — West Indies’ fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been suspended for this week’s second Test in Mirpur after his accumulated demerit points reached five within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for which he received a 30 percent fine and two demerit points. During the opening […]

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Top Cop, Severin Moncherry has said that he wants a professional relationship with Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis. Moncherry made the disclosure at a news conference last week during which he hit back at the Mayor over remarks that the police chief described as ‘untrue’. “I will continue to have a professional relationship with the Mayor. […]

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