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A little more than a week ago, the Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlan announced that she will be retiring December 15, 2017. According to top Canadian jurists, her unexpected retirement will be a dramatic loss for the Canadian Supreme Court. Since joining the Supreme Court in 1989, she has heard more than 2,000 Supreme Court appeals and written...

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Bret floods were not caused by garbage and old fridges in our drains and rivers. It was caused by the stupidity, ignorance, corruption and arrogance of successive government over the last 50 years. Here are seven such instances:

Monday, June 26, 2017

I’ve been writing about Black men and boys a lot.

One, who walked into a room with several others seven years ago saying they wanted to be LGBT allies, told me he wants to write a newspaper column. So, as a sort of Take Our Sons to Work exercise, he’s writing this week’s with me.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Next to partying, Trinbagonians have a love affair with eating. It’s a mentality where having a full belly goes hand in hand with having a good time.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Last Thursday the Guardian highlighted the fact that Chief Justice Ivor Archie admitted to an error made in a press release from the Judiciary about the decision to restart some 53 cases in the Magistrate’s Court that were previously part-heard before Marcia Ayers-Caesar.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Governor of the Central Bank, Dr Alvin Hilaire, and his executive staff seem intent on ensuring that board members of local financial institutions meet the characteristics of being “fit and proper” people to take on the onerous responsibility of fashioning high quality corporate governance...

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Tropical Storm Bret was not unanticipated, it did not strike unexpectedly like a thunderbolt out of the blue.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

For all the air-conditioned, carpeted comfort of the Parliament, certain residue of Tropical Storm Bret found its way into the Chamber yesterday.

Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi instructed rain-soaked fellow MP Randall Mitchell on rules for suits, “Shake, shake, shake—never wipe.”

Saturday, June 24, 2017

As Tropical Storm Bret loomed, Trinis scrambled to ready their households for this menacing weather system. Groceries and neighbourhood shops did a roaring trade of bottled water, canned goods, batteries and dusty torches that weren’t really moving otherwise.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Last weekend several media houses published statements by United States Ambassadors and Charges d’Affaires in the Caribbean, laying bare once again desperate and open intervention into the domestic affairs of Venezuela as deployed by the Department of State in an unprecedented and systematic...

Friday, June 23, 2017

With the Paris Agreement, the world decided to take responsibility for its present and its future, by committing to preserve the very source of life: our planet and its environment.

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