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Every so often, the public is informed that such and such a person has been appointed as a judge but we are never told the reasons for the selection. What are the criteria for being appointed a Judge, anyway?

 Recent comments expose the lack of transparency and openness, and the secretive way in which judicial appointments are made. The right to...

Sunday, August 31, 2014
​It was intriguing to see that the Constitution Amendment Bill was passed with several amendments.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
​Countries, like individuals, succeed by committing to thought and study before action.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
​I followed many of the debates in the Parliament on the Constitution Amendment Bill 2014 and have concluded that the outcome, from the standpoint of the People's Partnership, can be described only as Pyrrhic—a victory costing more to the victor...
Sunday, August 31, 2014
For longer than 40 years we have had to endure a monolithic authoritarian PNM government bred on the dictum that when they open their mouths, “no damn dog should bark”—a party that uses the politics of fear, empty promises repeated ad nauseam and a...
Saturday, August 30, 2014
​Imagine this scenario... A pensioner dies in May 2011 and the Ministry of the People and Social Development continues to send $3,000-cheques in the mail on a monthly basis to his last address, the last being August, 2014, (41 cheques later).
Saturday, August 30, 2014
​Three days before its 52nd anniversary of Independence T&T had the distinct honour of joining the exclusive club of two out of 52 Commonwealth countries to have both the recall and runoff systems.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
My intention is not to cast aspersions upon the decision of the three Independent Senators who found it prudent to support the Constitution Amendment Bill, involving significant changes to the supreme law of the land, in particular, the inclusion of...
Friday, August 29, 2014
A daily challenge for some human resource practitioners is to look beyond the narrow confines of a job description to make an employee’s job more exciting and fulfilling.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014
Reparations for slavery? Don’t bank on it. The Jews got reparations and compensation because the Jews have power, plus the unequivocal, unstinted, unconditional support of the USA, the most powerful country on earth.

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