Gilian Lucky should decide if she wants to be a Politician or neutral Head of the PCA

Dear Editor “While she has a private right to express her view,  that private right has now crossed into the domain of her public responsibility and it has begun to havea most foul odour.”
Posted On 12 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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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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The AG won, didn’t he? Where all these “parade-rainers” come out?

Some persons seem quite upset the Attorney General, Anand Ramlogan, SC, has scored another powerful victory in the law-courts  With all due respect to them, I will NOT hold off congratulating him, firstly because when I passed Common Entrance my parents, classmates,...
Posted On 06 Apr 2013
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Soldiers made the difference

THE EDITOR: Listening to the Senate debate the Defence Act amendment has been an almost nauseating experience for me. I’m already convinced the Upper House is of vestigal value, or should I say, pusillanimous capacity. Just last weekend, a neighbour had some friends over when...
Posted On 06 Apr 2013
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Time for some Army potion

THE EDITOR: I often hear my older relatives describe crime as a “disease.” I have to agree with them! But I think our current situation in Trinidad and Tobago is like an epidemic really and we need to find the cure. But as my grandmother says “when one medicine not working try...
Posted On 05 Apr 2013
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Laventille wants soldiers

THE EDITOR: I am a mother of three young girls from Laventille. since the army/police lock-down in the area last month, I have been able to finally sleep peacefully at night. The soldiers are courteous, polite and pleasant and do not whistle or harass my daughters like some of...
Posted On 05 Apr 2013
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Soldiers! Help me! I was robbed!

THE EDITOR: I feel a sense of deep loss after following Tuesday’s Senate discussion about the bill to allow soldiers to arrest criminals. The Upper House comprises three benches: government, opposition and independent. For a long while yesterday I could only make out two, as it...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013
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Good news on the back burner

I am no apologist for the Government as there are persons paid to do that, but I must agree with the Government officials who accuse the media of publishing only negative news. On March 19, I sent a letter to the editor complimenting the Chaguanas Borough Corporation on...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013
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