week, in politics, as they say, is a long time. And
what a tumultuous week its been. Panday convicted
and sentenced to two years hard labour, released on
bail because of his poor health. Kamla appointed Opposition
UNCs political leader has said the chances of
the UNC returning to power under the current cabal
who has sought to steal the leadership of the party,
Mohammed updated 30/04/06
Sunday morning, and the world is beautiful. Outside,
bright green birds descend from the verdant Northern
Range in twos and threes, squawking in a delight
at the dawning of a new day...
Hamid Ghany updated
conviction of Basdeo Panday on three charges of failing
to declare his London bank account to the Integrity
Commission for 1997, 1998 and 1999, and the severe
sentences imposed upon him by the court has had the
effect of deepening the crisis within the UNC...
Mathur updated 30/04/06
is unreasonable to expect a baroque political requiem
for former prime minister Basdeo Panday, who was shown
the door from local politics last week after he was
fun guilty of failing to declare a London bank account...
Grant updated 30/04/06
came to pass that the title of Opposition Leader,
to which Basdeo Panday had fiercely clung, as if it
were the ultimate mantle of political manhood, was
summarily torn from his graspand handed to a
George updated 30/04/06
ruling of the Justice Anthony Carmona in the Basdeo
Panday bail hearing on Friday serves as an indictment
of sorts, as regards the ability, or lack thereof,
of our prisons systems to provide proper and adequate
medical and other care for people who are incarcerated...
Padmore updated 30/04/06
the end, Basdeo Panday was the author of his own misfortunes.
During a long career in public life, he has occupied
leadership positions within the national institutional
structure: trade union leader, political party leader...
Quentrall-Thomas updated 30/04/06
last weeks episode, we managed to find our way
to what was once the worlds largest ranch at
Lee updated 16/04/06
with wishing you all Happy Easter and many resurrections
to come, I have the pleasure of informing you that,
officially at least...