Showing posts from May, 2011

Why Is Trinidad and Tobago Stopping RedJet?

Should Price Be Our Primary Concern?

A couple of months ago I posted about RedJet the new regional airline carrier with a super low fare of $10 USD coming to Trinidad and Tobago.  Because of that post, I think I owe it to readers of this blog to set the record straight.

The most conscise and objective reason offered for the delay in granting RedJet a license to operate in Trinidad and Tobago was written by a regular columnist in the Trindad Express. Mr. Reginal Dumas.

The following is a reproduction of that article entitled:

The REDjet issue By Reginald Dumas
Story Created: May 25, 2011 at 11:55 PM ECT 

Story Updated: May 25, 2011 at 11:55 PM ECT  I haven't been paying much attention to the REDjet confusion; the bassa bassa at Caribbean Airlines has been much more fascinating. But the matter keeps rearing its head, so I thought I would cast a preliminary eye in its direction.

I seem to recall the representatives of REDjet telling the public h…

Caribbean People - Be Careful - This Year’s Hurricane Could Teach Us A Lesson

Don't Get Caught With Your  Hurricane Pants Down
Caribbean people should be battening the hatches and getting ready for the next hurricane season.  It’s coming soon. 
There is almost a guarantee that it will hit at least one island in the Caribbean. 
When Katrina hit a few years ago I lived in Coral Springs Florida and I have never seen anything like it. 
When the storm subsided over 50% of the houses were without roofs.  Fortunately, I lived in a community where the roof was made of clay tiles. 

 I experienced the "what the hell" feeling when i witnessed flying off S tiles being embedded into the roofs of parked cars. Slamming into earth violently sticking like thrown knives.  It was as if God was up there somewhere with a large slingshot just shooting down tiles and everything else He could find. . Imagine the sight of what seemed like 100 year old fichus trees that lined the side walk in Ft Lauderdale uprooted as if they were mere weeds.  
Laying upturned, pointing skywar…

US Seeks al Qaeda Terrorist With Trinidad Passport

Have You Seen This Man? 
According to an article published in the Trinidad Express yesterday the next in line to replace Osama bin Laden has a Trinidad Passport. Read the story below.

Al Qaeda 'Trini' may now be most wanted terroristBy Richard Charan South Bureau
Story Updated: May 5, 2011 at 10:44 PM ECT 
An Al Qaeda fugitive with ties to Trinidad and Guyana may rise to the top post in the global terror network whose iconic leader Osama Bin Laden was killed Sunday.

Adnan Gulshair El Shukrijumah, who is known to have lived in and visited Trinidad, was last year elevated to head Al Qaeda's external operations council—with a mission to recruit, plan and execute terrorist attacks against the United States and its western allies.

Multiple international news reported on Wednesday that El Shukrijumah, a top lieutenant is now one of the most wanted Al Qaeda. The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) official website also listed him as the most wanted terrorist, …

Does Osama Bin Laden’s Al Qaida Have a Trinidad and Tobago/Caribbean Connection?

Osama Bin Laden Is Dead
The world woke up to the news that Bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan this morning.  
After ten years of the entire US law enforcement, national agencies and in fact the entire US Armed services looking for this alleged terrorist hearing of is death raise a little skepticism.  
If not for the credibility infused by the source, the US President the report would still be in question.  .  
What is questionable is that there are no pictures and although Muslim tradition require swift burial, why would the US troops in Pakistan make such a decision unless there were other motives?.   
They also came up with an original.  "Buried at sea because no other country would want to claim his remains".  How could they if they were never given the chance. 
As a people without much say in our national issues far less the international issues all we can do is ask questions about how these world events affects us. . 
Recent Caribbean Terrorist

Of course you would remember…