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Michael Anthony's sense of the past
Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2023

Michael Anthony's sense of the past
When I had a column with the Express, I called Michael Anthony a "national treasure" more than once, for his lifelong work in documenting this country's history and culture in works of fiction and non-fiction. Anthony has been a remarkably prolific writer.

Author Michael Anthony hailed as pulse, conscience of nation

Beckles: US$2b needed to reduce emissions by 15%
Planning and Development Minister Pennelope Beckles announced that TT aims to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions from the PowerGen industrial and transportation sector by 15 per cent or 103 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030. This is expected to cost US$2 billion.

Mc Clashie: 10 per cent wage hike for pilots unrealistic
"We have, in all instances and in many jurisdictions, maintained four per cent. The negotiations between Caribbean Airlines and the pilots: they are still negotiating because there are several other issues for which they may have trade-offs. Therefore, it is not quite settled, and one cannot pronounce on it yet," Mc Clashie said.

TTALPA fears Labour Minister will not be neutral in CAL talks

PM welcomes move by MoE to ensure African survival included in curriculum
Advocating for it to be "told truthfully and not white-washed," the Prime Minister said it was an example of African resistance, decisiveness, strength, courage, pride in their identity, and empowerment in the face of colonialism, oppression and systematic dehumanisation.

UNC's Marsha Walker resigns over 'women's rights issue'
Walker stated that she received an email from the party seeking her opinion on a possible alderman for the Diego Martin Borough Council. She noted the name of a certain constituency official was given as an option.

But Walker's letter alleged she raised the issue of the person's spouse having a restraining order against them.

More signs of student stress
STATISTICS disclosed on Thursday by officials of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) should be of concern to all in the region.

MATF officers seize 73,900 cigarettes
On Friday, a police statement said Operation Inchbrook 9 was held between 10 am and 5 pm on Wednesday when MATF officers inspected tobacco products and other goods on sale for compliance with the Tobacco Control Act, Standards Act, and Health and Safety requirements.

Woman set on fire; man charged with murder
Carl Cox, 57, of Pinto, Arima, was originally charged with attempted murder but, following Maharaj's death, advice was received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul for the murder charge to be laid.

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