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As the US Presidential race comes
to an end, this is a great time to
reflect on the debates that took
place and the general tone of the
campaigns. The scandals have been
so overwhelming that it is easy to
overlook how poor the policy
content has been. The lack of policy
content in political debates is not
only happening in America, but in
T&T as well.
We need to start holding political
leaders to a higher standard. They
spend so much time trying to attack
their opponents and their families,
rather than focusing on the real
issues. I know that when I am
watching people debate, I want to
hear their arguments. The whole
point of a debate is to get support
for one's arguments using facts, not
embarrassing your opponent's
children, husbands or wives.
America is in the last stages of its
election season, so this means that
all the formal debates are over. In
the three debates, I believe Donald
Trump used terrible strategies. The
thing with Donald Trump is that he
is unqualified to be President. Mr
Trump had never been a politician
before this election. That makes
him stand out and has won him a
lot of support with voters who hate
political insiders. But this means Mr
Trump does not understand the
need for policies. His lack of
understanding is reflected in his
speeches. He has made up for his
lack in political knowledge with
This tactic got him the
nomination of the Republican party,
but he cannot act this way if he
wants to be President. Mr Trump
tried to use his over-the-top
personality in the debates. This did
not work out well, because people
were expecting more of him. He did
not come across as someone who
would fit the Presidential mould. He
spent most of his time trying to
intimidate his opponent.
Local politicians are leading us
down that same dark path. The
Opposition recently tried to publicly
shame Faris Al-Rawi's children.
Children should not have to worry
about what they post online being
brought up in their father's work life.
I believe children should be kept out
of messy politics.
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As Venezuelan news site Tane
Tanae reports that missing
Debe hairstylist Ria Sookdeo was
sighted in Tucupita. Her father,
Frankie Rajkumar, is pleading with
investigators to go across there to
search for his
I think her family
better go over there
on their own and
start looking. Dont
wait for police.
The woman was
snatched, she did not go willing. If
she is seen somewhere then she
could have been taken there by
force.I pray God brings her back
safely and the culprits be found.
It's a wild goose chase.
T&T news should go search for the
girl and see if the stories are true
(investigative journalism) before
they just encourage gossip. This
country is not concerned about what
you hear from other news sources,
we would appreciate relevant and
realistic information. Thanks.
Look Daddy, is best you hire a
private detective to help you solve
this case and bring some closure.
Waiting for the Government and
police to investigate this matter is a
total waste of time! Dana Seetahal,
Chinese national, katwaroo...the list
goes on and on. Nothing is ever
solved. Get private help.
Unbelievable as it may seem to
some, this needs to be looked into
ASAP. If she was seen in the area of
a shipping company who knows
what the next move is for her
apparent abductors. Is she about to
be put on board a vessel and sent to
another foreign country?
All you people with the negative
comments I pray your loved one
never goes missing.
Lecturer wants probe into
Carmona on housing $$
In an historic move and in the
midst of what she claims are death
of the West Indies
Bharath, has written
Police (CoP) Harold
Phillips requesting a
President Anthony Carmona and
Chief Personnel Officer, Stephanie
So many more pressing issues and
this is what she chooses to pursue.
Nothing will come out of this.
Address the problems of the
indisciplined youths who badly need
The President of the nation could
not use the President's House to live
in because of its state of disrepair.
He lived elsewhere for a time.
Rented for a time, and then was
accommodated at the cottage. How
is this fair to a head of state? Maybe
an investigation should be launched
as to why the official residence of
the President of T&T was neglected
over the years...
Jake C Gosine
Ms Bharath, I totally agree with
you. He should return all funds
received for the period he was
provided housing and accepted the
allowance. It's our tax dollars they
are playing with. Sarah Hutchinson
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