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Guardian Columnists
Sunday
Anand Ramlogan updated 02/01/08

Panday’s former defence lawyer, Mr Alan Newman, QC, recently created legal history in the famous “lotto rapist trial...

Dana Seetahal updated 02/03/08

I read two reports side by side in a newspaper last Friday. One was headlined “Cops kill 2 in Laventille” and the other “Gang member shot...

Dennis Pantin updated 02/01/08

The current public debate on the EU-Cariforum Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) is over both process and content of the negotiations...

Denzil Mohammed updated 24/02/08

Yes,” wrote someone on my Facebook “wall” in response to my “status” message, “you clearly are ‘the last person on the planet to join Facebook.’ No, wait. The vagrant outside RBTT Independence Square has that distinction...

Dr Hamid Ghany updated 02/03/08

Last week, the three faculties of Social Sciences of the University of the West Indies held a cross-campus conference to discuss various issues of academic policy and collaboration...

Ira Mathur updated 02/03/08

If it’s a war of guns, the police will lose. Lack of amenities isn’t the problem. Nor is the absence of jobs. It’s about upward mobility. Money...

Lennox Grant updated 02/03/08

As its echoes roll on, ever more muted, into the future, the 1990 “attempted coup” continues to distinguish two kinds of Trinidad and Tobago people...

Martin George updated 02/03/08

Driving out last night with my daughter Anais, she asked me to put the radio on her favourite station, Radio Jagriti 102.7 FM...

Peter Quentrall-Thomas updated 02/03/08

I have been reliably informed by a contact inside the Defence Force that the guns the soldiers carried on the road during the Carnival celebrations were not semi-automatic, which normally requires one pull of the trigger for each shots...

Simon Lee updated 24/02/08

Now that Carnival done, is there time and space to review the cultural situation? Briefly on the subject of the Merry Monarch...

Valentino Singh updated 13/01/08

Trevor Paul is right. He has every reason to be upset with members of the public who have condemned his decision to enjoy an Old Year’s night party with his wife...

 

Monday

Debbie Jacob updated 03/03/08

Ahoy, mates. This is your captain speaking. I know you’re navigating the rough SEA right now. Chances are you’re feeling a little SEA-sick...

Fr Henry Charles updated 03/03/08

Contemporary warfare has contributed new categories to the lexicon of war—ethnic cleansing, strategic rape, disappearing your enemy, and the phenomenon that needs more coverage than it gets, child soldiers...

Prakash Persad updated 25/02/08

Trepidation, dismay and an anger-based resigned attitude juxtaposed on frustrated hopelessness would be a fair characterisation of the emotional state of most people who have to interface and interact with state agencies...

 

Tuesday

Dr David E Bratt updated 04/03/08

BEATING children can make those very same children sick...

Pastor Clive Dottin updated 04/03/08

“When the urgency rate is not pumped up enough, the transformation process cannot succeed, and the long-term future of the organisation is put in jeopardy,” says retired professor of Harvard Business School, John Kotter...

 

Wednesday

Clevon Raphael updated 27/02/08

Two developments relating to the abominable crime scenario should give us cause to reflect on what the hell is going on in this place...

Tony Fraser updated 05/03/08

The really depressing thing about West Indies cricket these days is the state of nothingness into which it has fallen...

Thursday

Greater Caribbean This Week updated 06/03/08

The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) gets stronger by the day...

Leela Ramdeen updated 06/03/08

If we are to promote sustainable development and economic growth in T&T, we need to develop our human resources...

Sat Maharaj updated 06/03/08

Hinduism has come to mean the religious practices of the people who inhabit the land called India...

 

Friday

Peter Ray Blood's Pulse Column updated 07/03/08

LAST weekend I was forced to remove an entire omelette off my face as I apologised profusely to one of T&T’s most revered cricketers...

Wesley George upadted 07/03/08

 

Selwyn R Cudjoe upadted 07/03/08

In 1980 when Peter Minshall was about to bring out Danse Macabre, David Picou, a good friend of Ken Morris, took Morris a sketch from Minshall and asked him to see what he could do with it...

Lisa Allen-Agostini updated 07/03/08

I back in the saddle, or rather the airplane seat, travelling the Caribbean for work again. This time I reach Guyana for the first time...

Gillian Lucky updated 07/03/08

If we could act with at least five per cent of our capacity to talk there would be few unresolved problems in this country...

 

Saturday

Attillah Springer updated 01/03/08

I want to write about Barack Obama, but I find myself thinking a lot about Toussaint L’Ouverture...

Gail Alexander updated 01/03/08

UNC MP Mikela Panday was busy perusing documents yesterday while Trade Minister Keith Rowley treated MPs in the House of Representatives to a half-hour lesson on the mysteries of the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union...

 

 

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