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Wednesday 16 October 2019
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Local govt no toy

PRIME MINISTER Dr Keith Rowley has announced a date for the next local government election…

Putting education first

FOR ONLY the second time in recent memory, education has received the lion’s share of…

Iron cages

THE GREAT philosopher Max Weber once postulated a dismal view of modern society, arguing the…

A final verdict

HE WILL be remembered for making history as the first chief justice of East Indian…

Green light

BUDGET 2020 contained measures which trained a spotlight on environmental issues and energy conservation. These…

The many faces of abuse

On Tuesday, a husband and wife appeared in San Fernando Magistrates' Court to face charges…

Sorting things out

CABINET’s confirmation of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) is a welcomed formalisation of a…

Preventing suicide

THE TRAGIC case involving a mother of four who drank poison in a park in…

Is the world listening?

THE UNITED Nations (UN) General Assembly, which formally closed on Monday, was a palpable reminder…

Hair-raising

THE ROBUST debate over the case of a child who has not been allowed to…

The state of water

After significant rainfall from the passage of tropical storm Karen, the Water and Sewerage Authority…

Saluting Ralph Brown

THE AWARD this week of the Chaconia Medal (Gold) to retired Maj Gen Ralph Brown…

Perversion of justice

THE STATISTICS presented by Prof Rose-Marie Belle Antoine to the Inter-American Human Rights Commission (IAHCR)…

In charge of our affairs

TODAY’S Republic Day holiday is normally a time for celebration and stocktaking, but the proceedings…

A patriotic sale

THE GOVERNMENT’S decision to designate the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) the preferred choice in…

World class

MAYOR OF Port of Spain Joel Martinez last week Friday presented Nicholas Paul with a…

Far from tranquil

THE SICKENING details of the misconduct of a teacher at the Tranquillity Government Primary School…

Battered women who kill

NEXT MONDAY, the International Human Rights Clinic of the Faculty of Law, University of the…

A tale of two judiciaries

THE POMP and circumstance of yesterday’s ceremonial opening of the law term betrayed a fundamental…