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Friday 23rd 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 19/03/07

Cricket has never been my cup of tea, so it’s a bit strange to confess that a cricketer has haunted me for quite some time. He is Charlie the cricketer in Errol John’s play, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl...

Fr Henry Charles updated 19/03/07

David Cameron, the leader of Britain’s Conservative Party, gave a speech recently on the implications of a Unicef report...

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 20/03/07

The past two months have been particularly bad ones for anyone, adult or child, who has a respiratory condition...

Pastor Clive Dottin updated 20/03/07

Albert Schweitzer was a famous missionary doctor, philosopher, theologian, and musician and he made the following statement:

Wednesday

Clevon Raphael updated 21/03/07

 

Tony Fraser updated 21/03/07

The failure of leadership, reflected in national governance and internally within the ruling PNM, the inability to spread economic benefits to satiate the social and economic deprivation left behind by the dramatic collapse in oil prices, the emerging criminal infestation, the simultaneous regathering and reinvigoration of the opposition United National Congress and its post-election entente with the Tobago arm of the National Alliance for Reconstruction were the major factors that caused the Manning administration to be another one-term government 1991 to 1995...

 

Thursday

Greater Caribbean This Week updated 22/03/07

According to the World Resources Institute, at the beginning of 1990 tourism was growing at a rate of four per cent a year...

Leela Ramdeen updated 22/03/07

Since my arrival in London last week, I have been involved in a number of memorable activities, eg during St Patrick’s Festival Week...

Sat Maharaj updated 22/03/07

Local political historians who are generally apologists of the People’s National Movement, highlight and promote Dr Eric Williams’ contribution to the freedom and independence of T&T...

Friday
Dion Jeffers updated 23/03/07

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 23/03/07

Sincerest condolences are extended to the family and friends of the late Lloyd Best who was undoubtedly a political thinker and philosopher way beyond his time...

Peter Ray Blood's Pulse Column updated 23/03/07

SUNDAY opened with a long drive to Manzanilla Beach and literally ended on a blissful note in Port-of-Spain...

Wesley George upadted 23/03/07

T&T is no doubt the best nation in the world...

 

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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