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Given the recent
discovery of oil
in La Brea and
pelicans on the
same beach, the
carcass of this
pelican on the
side of the road
at the Mosquito
Creek begs the
question of just
are the effects of
the spilled oil.
"Clear my name..." That's the
appeal to the police and Govern-
ment from Islamic studies schol-
ar Tariq Mohammed who was
detained in Saudi Arabia for 16
months since August 2015.
Zangeev Deonarine Singh: And
people were worried about Trump.
We are truly blessed here in the west-
ern world. I'm happy he's back home,
safe and sound with his family.
Jamie Pandohie: Regardless of
the madness in this country...this is
still paradise...hopefully one day we
can get back our country in one piece
as it once was.
Ryan Steinberg: Millions of Mus-
lims are tortured by their own in the
Middle East in the name of terrorism.
Hundreds of thousands are murdered
in the hands of their own. So count
your blessings you are still alive and
not in a black site where no one can
Loretta Ruth: U kept signing and
didn't read b4 u sign? Saudi supposed
to clear ur name cause is their jail u
were in. Maybe ur relatives could sue
Pinkey Mohammed: You live in
Trinidad but some people don't like
Muslim especially Muslim women
and how they dress. I can only image
what u went through.
Jacqueline McBride: I wonder
how many more gonna still take that
Ryan Steinberg: This government
cannot stop its citizens from trav-
elling without due cause so it's all a
waste of time. Write to the Saudi Em-
bassy and demand that they give you
the all clear and see what happens.
Robert Zacarias: *T&T is a nice
little island, let's just stay neutral and
Principal claims boys
Education Minister Anthony
Garcia says it hasn't yet been
determined whether the injuries
suffered by a Mayaro Government
Primary student on Wednesday
resulted from bullying.
Anyáa S Fernandez: They was
playing wrestling "take it down." An-
yone who have kids going there will
know of exactly what happened so
stop commenting and claiming this
was bullying the parents r lying be-
cause she is mad at d injuries.
Vijay Harry: Principal takin the
line of least resistance. As a former
educator. I know. He does not want to
have his school compromised or stig-
matised. He is aiding and abetting
the student who committed this hei-
nous act. An excuse for a principal,
Nerissa Dqueen: There's always
three sides to a story, I will just wait
for it all to unfold!!
Grace Jones, D'Angelo
for Tobago Jazz Experience
Grace Jones, Shabba Ranks, and
D'Angelo are the notable names
headlining the 2017 Tobago Jazz
Winston Ankatiah: Jazz festival?
Ann Burk: Change to MUSIC fes-
tival. Real jazz will be on the greens at
WASA in April.
Yvonne Hosein: What a set of
hand me down artistes is this crap
jazz show is?
Raj Sum: Wonder how much of
a loss they going to be this year. Re-
member this has never made a profit
and was not created to make a profit.
But to give Tobagonians experience in
The death penalty
can be carried out
The death penalty can be car-
ried out in T&T, but the Govern-
ment has to take the appropriate
action and demonstrate the po-
litical will to have it done, Senior
Counsel Peter Pursglove has said.
Vida Dass: What good will the
death penalty do if they are not ar-
resting the criminals? You need the
criminals in order to hang them,
right? Every murder this year is un-
solved. Murders are walking amongst
us every day and we don't know. The
crime is out of control. The police
service is so corrupted that the cit-
izens taking action into their own
hands. The pple of T&T do not trust
the police service. And the gov't, well
them don't have a clue how to begin
to solve this rampant crime problem.
Jonathan Bhagan: Granted hang-
ing won't make a significant impact
with our low detection rate and 11-
year delays to convict a murderer.
Roma Lewis: Well said Peter
'TORTURE IN MIDDLE EAST'
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you give up
for growth and
--- Dr Robert
Tariq Mohammed, left, on arrival at Piarco International Airport last December,
greets his baby who was born while he was detained in Saudi Arabia. His wife,
Saudah, reurned to T&T last year and the baby was born soon after.
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