Are You Still Beating Your Wife?

by Robin Montano When I first qualified as a lawyer I was taught a great trick in cross examination: put a question to a witness in such a way that no matter how he answered he would effectively admit whatever it was that you were trying to get out of him. A classic example of...
Posted On 08 Apr 2013
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Laventille thankful for joint army and police patrols

LAVENTILLE residents are thankful for the joint army and police patrols and hope it can continue as peace has returned to their area with the patrols being resumed. The joint patrols have been in effect for more than a month after an increase in criminal activity in the area....
Posted On 08 Apr 2013
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YTEPP centre opens in Moruga

Muser Stoute wants to learn skills that could help him do his own electrical wiring, technological work and improve his talents. It was for this reason the 19-year-old has enrolled with the Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP). Stoute, who lives in Moruga,...
Posted On 08 Apr 2013
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PNM moving apace to bring down the PP

The amount of resources Ish and Steve possess, they were able to hire a ton-load of very gifted and highly successful lawyers to argue their case before Justice Mira Dean-Armorer. Yes, the Attorney General had the likes of Lord Pannick and the Solicitor General on his team, but...
Posted On 08 Apr 2013
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‘Grande nice to live in’

Sangre Grande residents agree with councillor Dayne Francois that despite the eastern community having the highest unemployment rate in the country, crime remains at an all time low. Francois, the Sangre Grande North/West councillor, speaking at a legitimacy exercise in the...
Posted On 07 Apr 2013
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Response from IPI to Minister of Local Government Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan

Joint letter from Mrs. Alison Bethel McKenzie, IPI Executive Director and Mr. Wesley Gibbings, President of the Association of Caribbean Media Workers. The Honourable Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP Member for Tabaquite Minister of Local Government Vienna, April 4, 2013 Dear Dr....
Posted On 07 Apr 2013
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Working With People in Mind

Minister of Local Govt toured the constituency of Moruga Tableland with MP Clifton De Couteau and Councillors of the  Princes Town Regional Corporation  to have firsthand look at road conditions and landslips. The collapse of a house as shown in the photograph is but one of...
Posted On 07 Apr 2013
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Fish and fowl politicians.

They said this day would never come. But it has. Let us rejoice and be glad in it! Not for the first time Attorney General, Anand Ramlogan, has saved the day for the People’s Partnership government. Had Justice Dean-Armorer decided differently, Government would have been on...
Posted On 07 Apr 2013
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Opposition politics of fear

THE EDITOR: Over the past few months I have noticed the increased use of the ‘Politics of Fear’ being permeated in the communication tactics of the Opposition. This being said, I hasten to add, that such approaches have occasioned much benefit to the opposition as their...
Posted On 07 Apr 2013
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Jack Fights Back

National Security Minister Jack Warner, in a fighting mood yesterday, said even though the Miscellaneous Provisions (Defence and Police Complaints) Bill was shot down by the independent senators, he believes it will make a successful comeback. Speaking with reporters at his...
Posted On 07 Apr 2013
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