No confidence in Rowley

SUZANNE MILLS Sunday, May 26 2013. Last weekend, former attorney general Glenda Morean-Philips was astoundingly frank at the PNM Women’s League anniversary celebrations. Many people she explained did not like the PP, but they were not seeing a visible, credible alternativ...
Posted On 26 May 2013
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Commentary by Suzanne Mills on Row-Emails

You never know Reflections by Suzanne Mills Friday, May 24 2013 Like Dr Roodal Moonilal, when I read the wording of the no confidence motion filed by Dr Keith Rowley I was quite surprised. This was serious business. You had to have solid facts to bring a no confidence motion that...
Posted On 25 May 2013
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Motion flops

THE Opposition did itself no favours by walking out on its own no-confidence motion against the Government on Wednesday in the House of Representatives.
Posted On 24 May 2013
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A famous quotation from Sir Walter Scott (1771 -1832) reads: “O what a tangled web we weave,                 When first we practise to deceive!” This quote came to my mind this morning as the continuing saga of Dr. Rowley’s e mails unfolds. Let me say here and...
Posted On 22 May 2013
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PNM believes lies can help it gain public support

Faris Al-Rawi, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) said on national television on Monday that the cabinet proclaimed Section 34, which the Parliament later repealed. “The Prime Minister has yet to speak to the issue of...
Posted On 14 May 2013
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Procrastinating Senate fiddlers

by L. SIDDHARTA ORIE It has been said that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing; it has to be also true that a little power is a dangerous thing – as could be gleaned from the misguided, self-righteous muscle flexing of the Independent senators in the parliament. If there is...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013
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The soldier bill

by ANDRE BAGOO THE CENTRAL issue is this: should it be made possible for soldiers to be given police powers while assisting police in the course of law enforcement activity? This is the central proposal of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Defence and Police Complaints) Bill 2013....
Posted On 29 Apr 2013
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PNM people guilty of voter padding

Hollow politics and slow justice It has taken more than a decade for the court to throw out, for want of prosecution, 28 charges of voter padding in the 2000 gene­ral election. The decision re-opens a politically driven chapter, now only dimly recalled, and also gives fresh...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013
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Section 34 was never bad law

 by Anand Beharrylal After the first decision of the High Court on the now infamous `Section 34′ there are still those who remain dissatisfied with the approach of the government and the now the courts. To most who have asked me about it, expressed an opinion and invited...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013
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The press conference convened yesterday by the group calling themselves the “Roundtable” must have captured the attention of citizens who have an interest in the nation’s political development. One newspaper writes that “the Roundtable is an informal amalgamation of the People’s...
Posted On 13 Apr 2013
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