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Deep social problems, some of which give rise to crime, have until now eluded successive governments. Only last week, in the results of an ANSA McAL poll, citizens identified crime as more urgent than public corruption and poor leadership. What is ironic is the way public corruption is compartmentalised from other crimes...

Sunday, March 1, 2015

My last two columns asked questions about transforming the status quo, such as what are some solutions to our politics of full employment and the local increases in dead-end jobs?

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Marcia Henville’s murder has again brought to the forefront the brooding spectre of domestic violence. The level of domestic abuse which women and their children are exposed to at home has not abated over the years, even despite domestic violence legislation.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

May 24, 2010, was a busy day. T&T’s election: Manning out, Kamla in.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

“How could people like these, without words to put to their emotions and passions, manage? They could, at best, only suffer dumbly.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

As the controversy that started as an attack on the former attorney general, Anand Ramlogan, coming out of a Sunday Express article which subsequently boomeranged into a moral argument against David West’s appointment and continuation in office as the director of the Police Complaints Authority c

Saturday, February 28, 2015

“I must say this year the socadrome is much better, everyone feels safe in here. We are seeing more police officers than masqueraders!” 

Saturday, February 28, 2015

ILP’s Jack Warner had significant support in Parliament yesterday.

Friday, February 27, 2015

If, somehow, love for our cricket and anger over the machinations of a pompous idiot should trump the shameless horse-trading that passes for WICB politics, and he should get the ignominious run-out he deserves, I have a job for Dave, one for which his tenure as WICB president has perfectly groom

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Mother of the Notting Hill Carnival, Claudia Vera Cumberbatch introduced the Notting Hill Carnival to England. Each year over a million people celebrate the Notting Hill Carnival and very few are aware of Claudia’s part in its history.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley has come under criticism from several quarters over his behaviour towards a young teenaged girl, Ravina Rampersad, during recent Carnival celebrations in San Fernando. Photographs captured illustrated Rowley in a wining position behind Rampersad who was in a bent-ov

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