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Until the minister and Ministry of Education recognise that the society as we know it is rapidly changing, that the family structure and dynamics as we know them are also changing, they will never recognise the need to change our archaic education system. Gone are the days where the “big stick” tactics worked. The population of T&T has outgrown its...

Sunday, September 7, 2014

I have noted with interest an article published in the media last Thursday, headlined "SEC hires British QC for FCB share probe." The story was based on Legal Notice No 258 dated August 6, issued by the Minister of Legal Affairs.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Amidst allegations of brutal use of force, corruption and killings by police officers, both civilian oversight bodies in T&T are headless. It is a shame to this nation that alleged police atrocities remain unchecked, and the clamouring by the Police Complaints Authority and the Police...

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Three Independent Senators decided on balance to facilitate the passage of the Constitution Amendment Bill (2014). With all due respect I would like to outline what their votes have helped to bring about:

Saturday, September 6, 2014

During the rainy season this seemingly unattended Flagstaff housing development becomes a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Last rainy season there were several cases of dengue, including one of an 18-month-old baby who had to endure the severe effects of this disease. 

Friday, September 5, 2014

I was on the above named beach which is located opposite Surf’s Country Inn in Blanchisseuse on last Sunday.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Parts of the runoff system of elections is already in effect in T&T.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Please allow me to offer some points made on the Constitution Amendment Bill which is about to be written into law and some possible responses to them:

Thursday, September 4, 2014

I cannot help but agree with the expression of concern by a member of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) regarding the elevation of Gillian Lucky to the High Court. The dissenting JLSC member is said to have met with the President on Lucky’s appointment, and questioned whether she...

Thursday, September 4, 2014

So Fixin T&T is calling for the head of Independent Senator Dr Dhanayshar Mahabir. They are basing this call on an interview he did after the 2007 elections in which he concluded that there was no room for third parties in this country. 

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Ms Catherine Kumar was quoted in the press as stating: “...Cepep is not the way to go and (its) funds should be redirected to helping the private sector put a different means in place so they can employ the persons from the beginning, train them in the different areas in which they employ them...

Thursday, September 4, 2014

In recent times at award functions, graduation ceremonies etc, Muslim women have been seen refusing to shake hands with men. Unfortunately, it is proclaimed as a religious duty, which in fact can no way be substantiated from the supreme law of Islam, the Holy Qur’an. In fact the Holy Qur’an...

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Last week I had a bout of the flu with a constant, unusual fatigue never experienced before, so I made an effort to invest in a doctor’s visit. After trying at two neighbourhood doctors’ offices (both were closed off for holidays), I ambled around to find any others open to prevent making a...

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

For years governments have touted the idea of constitution reform but without actually doing anything about it. Well, the PP Government has put their money where their mouths are and has put forward changes which are more than reasonable.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Israel was created as a country in 1948. Israel by all indicators is a First World country, although not enriched with natural resources like our country or it’s neighbours, with whom it has been in a permanent state of conflict and hostilities.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The church is not an institution to treat with contempt and disrespect as some uninformed or ill-advised people do.

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