Empathising with Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar

by Guyana Chronicle SINCE freedom of the press gives the right of expression, does  it include the right of making statements in an unbridled manner, including those that are deliberate in their falsity, and injurious to one’s character, thus bringing one’s integrity into...
Posted On 02 Apr 2013
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COP: SOLDIERS HELP IN CUTTING CRIME

MARCH saw the fewest murders in any month for the past six years, acting Commissioner of Police (CoP) Stephen Williams, told Newsday yesterday. Moreso, he attributed this success to the use of soldiers with police officers in joint patrols. “You will have recognised that for the...
Posted On 02 Apr 2013
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Dr. Rowley Lacks Understanding of true Leadership

Commentary by Surujrattan Rambachan ROWLEY’S QUESTIONING OF PRIME MINISTER’S PRESENCE AT POWERGEN PENAL REFLECTS A LACK OF UNDERSTANDING ABOUT GENUINE LEADERSHIP I must admit that I had a good laugh when I read in the Express that Opposition Leader Keith Rowley was questioning...
Posted On 02 Apr 2013
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Promoting Equal Opportunity, Recognizing Talent and Respecting Diversity

PROMOTING EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, RECOGNIZING TALENT AND RESPECTING DIVERSITY – THE WAY OF THE  PEOPLE’S PARTNERSHIP – By Surujrattan Rambachan Bishnu Ragoonath in an article written in 1999 entitled  “The structure and philosophy of Trinidad’s local government” reminds us of a...
Posted On 01 Apr 2013
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No Massive Imbalance of Public Sector Boards

In today’s Sunday Express  (31st march 2013) Dr Selwyn Ryan in an article entitled “Who’s in the Board Room” has debunked the idea that the People’s Partnership Govt is guilty of racial discrimination in the appointment of Board Chairmen and Membership of Boards. And what did Dr...
Posted On 31 Mar 2013
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…UNC youth arm gives Warner full support

The chairman of the National Youth Arm and youth officer on the national executive of the United National Congress (UNC) Nicholas Morris has thrown his support behind Minister of National Security Jack Warner, in light of alleged reports of him being investigated by United States...
Posted On 31 Mar 2013
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Give Jack his jacket

I am not a fan of Minister of National Security, Jack Warner. I detest the way he always has an opinion on everything. However, I have a serious problem with the opponents calling for him to step down pending the determination of the allegations against him. Those who are calling...
Posted On 31 Mar 2013
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Response to IPI statement on Press Freedom in TT

March 30th 2013 International Press Institute Dear Sir/Madam Greetings! I note with great concern your release about press freedom in Trinidad and the assertion that it is under threat. I wish to state categorically that press freedom is not under threat in Trinidad and Tobago...
Posted On 30 Mar 2013
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Prime Minister Statement on Jack Warner

Statement from the Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar Soon after the Reuters story came to my attention on March 27th 2013, I issued a release from my office stating: “I will not rely on published reports in the media, but will again seek to get official corroboration of the...
Posted On 30 Mar 2013
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ROGUE ELEMENTS IN THE MEDIA?

by Robin Montano The uproar in the Press to the Prime Minister’s allegation earlier this week that there are rogue elements in the media was entirely predictable. The media in Trinidad & Tobago are notorious for never apologising for anything they do whether right or...
Posted On 30 Mar 2013
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