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Sometime last year, it appeared that the Chief Justice got up one morning and decided to raise the issue of child marriages. The Attorney General immediately created a bandwagon upon which the media rode frenzy throughout the population. To date, the statistics which the Attorney General relies upon still begs the following pertinent questions:

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

It’s a job which rolls around once a month. Therefore Opposition UNC MP Rodney Charles set about his task with gusto at yesterday’s Parliament session, intent on making the most of the limited opportunity.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

The recent visit of world famous chef, author and globe trotter Anthony Bourdain stirred some minor excitement this week. Early dispatches of selfies from his room at the Hyatt caught the eye of the media.

Friday, January 13, 2017

As I wrote last week, I visited communities where people were forcibly removed from their neighbourhoods, where stalwart ANC activists now live in poverty without pension or insurance, where jailhouses were rocked by such systematised racism it makes you feel ill to think it was all real and not...

Friday, January 13, 2017

Mobile devices (phones, tablets etc) are everywhere.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

From time to time it is necessary to respond to letters in newspapers or views from different sources that are responses to commentaries in my Thursday’s T&T Guardian column. A recent example of this is a letter to the editor in another daily newspaper.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Rational people looking on at the Caribbean integration project, with specific emphasis on the work of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretariat and its supporting agencies, can understandably be expected to be very concerned about the relevance of the existing institutional infrastructure...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Kevin Baldeosingh

According to Acting Deputy Police Commissioner Wayne Dick, God helped police investigators arrest and charge a suspect in the Shannon Banfield murder case.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

So the Petrotrin strike has been averted, for now, if the impending disaster that is the company and its management lumber on. But while all this was going on, talk of another strike was muted by the potentially crippling fuel shortage.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Kevin Ramnarine

​By the time this column is published we may or may not have a strike at Petrotrin. Unfortunately, the angst and the anxiety generated around the potential strike have drummed out another major event in the energy sector.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The basis of good medical care is diagnosis. Tell your symptoms to the doctor and in most cases she can make a diagnosis 90 per cent of the time. Follow up with a physical exam and she reaches diagnostic certainty in the high 90’s.

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