Pepperpot - Pathetic figurehead

By Eva-Jean

Friday, March 07, 2014    

Print this page Email A Friend!

Staff in the institution are saying that the new head honcho is actually a figurehead because the 'retired' one is still calling the shots. No serious decision can be made without first consulting with the old boss, and frustrated employees have been talking.

MIAs in T&T

Is your boss missing in action (MIA)? Chances are he/she is jumping mas in Trinidad and Tobago. It's the annual ritual for socaphiles, and for many of our top guys and gals the trek is irresistible.

Sotto voce bad word?

People are asking if it's true that during the cass-cass in Parliament last week someone whispered some choice Jamaican 'bad words' which were barely audible in the din, as MPs Patrick Atkinson and Andrew Holness were 'duking' it out.

Big up Tessanne... again!

Tessanne Chin continues to fly our flag high, with her invitation to perform at Michelle Obama's event at the White House. Makes us girls feel proud to be girls. Way to go, girl! Hoist the black, green and gold on the White House rooftop.

Question of the week

Why are we having another commission of enquiry when the report from the last one (Finsac) is not yet out? BTW, did any good come of the Dudus/Manatt enquiry?





1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus


Do you think an increase in JUTC bus fares is justified at this time?

View Results »


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon