by Vernon Khelawan, email@example.com
I have long believed that the biggest problem we have in Trinidad and Tobago is one of proper management of our financial resources, and prudent utilisation of our manpower. That is now manifesting itself through the myriad of workplace problems that rear their ugly heads almost daily.
This degradation of standards has been coming for years. Remember when our Chief Justice, the late Sir Isaac Hyatali, coined the phrase “watering down the brandy”? He was even then alluding to the fact that our standards were dropping and doing so rapidly, not only in the judiciary, but also in almost every facet of life in the country.