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Sunday 18th March, 2007

 
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Guardian Columnists
Sunday
Anand Ramlogan updated 18/03/07

To protect and preserve the independence of the judiciary, the constitution restricted the grounds for removing any judge or the Chief Justice for “inability to perform the functions of his office...

Dana Seetahal updated 18/03/07

It is said that His Excellency, the President, is giving active consideration to the reinstatement of the Chief Justice (CJ), now that there are no longer any criminal proceedings pending against him...

Dennis Pantin updated 18/03/07

The ultimate goal of economic policy is to realise a sustainable, full employment trajectory...

Denzil Mohammed updated 18/04/07

You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink. Yet business tracking firm Marketdata states the US “self-improvement” market was worth US$8.5 billion in 2003. By next year...

Dr Hamid Ghany updated 18/03/07

With the the aftershocks from the refusal of Chief Magistrate Sherman Mc Nicolls to testify against Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma still reverberating through the system...

Ira Mathur updated 18/03/07

As a little girl, one of the questions I asked my father, who was in the Indian army at the time, was: “What did you do in the war...

Lennox Grant updated 18/03/07

“They want fight. We will give them fight,” said Winston Dookeran in Diego Martin on Tuesday night, seeking to dispel doubt about the existence of an appropriately consuming fire inside his own belly...

Martin George updated 18/03/07

We can expect this to become a rallying cry in the future for all who give evidence in court proceedings and then refuse to be cross-examined—no c-x, please...

Overand Padmore updated 18/03/07

Both Houses of Parliament have now enacted three important pieces of legislation with significant implications for regional security...

Peter Quentrall-Thomas updated 18/03/07

Many thanks to readers who have deluged me with suggestions for inclusion in our People’s Manifesto...

Simon Lee updated 04/03/06

While deadlines and cream slide past their expiry dates and Trinidad recomposes itself after the revels, I sit to compose what may be my last column from leafy Forest Hill. Supposedly, the tribe of Levi is relocating to a board house in Nubia Way...

Monday

Debbie Jacob updated 12/03/07

I have been thinking about Capone, my hearing-impaired dog, and Kristopher Mootoo, a hearing-impaired teenager I once tutored...

Fr Henry Charles updated 05/03/07

Several weeks ago, Michael Richards, otherwise known as Kramer on the sitcom Seinfeld, completely lost it in a racist tirade at a Los Angeles comedy club. The N-word flew out of Kramer’s mouth faster than his kinetic antics on Seinfeld...

Prakash Persad updated 12/02/07

Cricket is in the air. Some are throwing up their hands in despair, others cannot contain their salivation in anticipation of the glorious action in the offering...

Tuesday

Dr David E Bratt updated 13/03/07

This country could real take pressure...

Pastor Clive Dottin updated 13/03/07

The nature of the beast called politics is governed and fashioned by merciless expediency.

Wednesday

Clevon Raphael updated 14/03/07

Not too long ago, then president of the Inter-Religious Organisation, the Rt Rev Cyril Paul, alarmed at the crime situation and other negative issues, moaned he was ashamed to be a Trini...

Tony Fraser updated 14/03/07

Having regained office in 1991 and with the international price of a barrel of oil climbing back near to the levels of the 1970s, and having begun to get economic traction on the policy to commercialise the abundant natural gas resources, Patrick Manning’s PNM Government seemed destined for an extended period in office. Perhaps not as long as that projected for the NAR in 1986...

 

Thursday

Greater Caribbean This Week updated 15/03/07

The President of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo, inaugurated the successfully concluded 19th Rio Summit in the presence of more than ten heads of state and government...

Leela Ramdeen updated 15/03/07

Archbishop Edward Gilbert has asked all faith communities to observe a national day of prayer, fasting and alms-giving tomorrow to highlight T&T’s worsening crime situation...

Sat Maharaj updated 15/03/07

The late Bhadase Sagan Maraj has never been given any credit for his role in T&T’s independence talks in London in 1959...

Friday
Dion Jeffers updated 22/09/06

In his book Let Him Go, Bishop TD Jakes speaks about the many chapters in life. He discusses the move from childhood to teenager to adulthood and describes each as a stage preparing us for the next step...

Gillian Lucky, MP updated 16/03/07

The following is an extract of the text delivered on March 14 at the national security and justice symposium organised by Congress of the People:

Peter Ray Blood's Pulse Column updated 16/03/07

IT’s always a welcome respite to sit and share a meal with colleagues, some of whom I’ve worked with in the media for well over 25 years...

Wesley George upadted 16/03/07

The Cricket World Cup has begun and many of us will be seriously distracted for the next month as our West Indies team does battle for the title of world champions...

 

Saturday

Attillah Springer updated 17/03/07

Life is a beautiful struggle...

Gail Alexander updated 17/03/07

Usually it’s the Lower House Opposition which is always miffed at the Government...

Lisa Allen-Agostini updated 17/03/07

Both my girls have African names...

Deborah D’Andrade-Lashley updated 27/01/07

I think a proper education and some kind of healthy spiritual guidance/practice that teaches/allows individuals to respect and live harmoniously with each other are key factors to producing individuals who can become competent and law-abiding citizens in any society...

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