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Portrait of a People Forever Playing Mas’ With Their Taken-for-Granted Democracy

It looked like Carnival Monday, the way how scores of men armed with big guns in Muslim costumes, came down St Vincent Street like a group of masqueraders hoping to win the  first prize for Best Military presentation. When Yasin Abu Bakr and his band of terrorists rushed into the Parliament on Friday July 27, …

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A Tribute to the Many Forgotten Capital City Heroes Who Gave their All and More

When the news broke  about the passing of former Port of Spain City Councillor Cleveland Garcia, it passed like a small, quiet rush in the passive winds of change that usually waft along this now languid capital city. It was almost as if – like:  * Former Mayors Steve Serjeant, Murchison Brown, John Rahael, Raymond …

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Listen to the Deafening Echo of Rowley Pounding “Docile” Kamla with his PNM Hammer in spaces Where Shots of Murder Shatter the Silence

What yellow demon could have dazzled the mind of T+T’s usually straight-thinking PM Dr Keith Rowley to make him suddenly kilkitay on the Morvant stage last Tuesday May 24 and hammer Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar  leader to a pulp? And why were the  alarm bells of our churches silent  as media reports  simultaneously flew fast and …

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The Parallel Lives of Politician Kamla and Goddess Kali

Just as in her earliest appearances, Kali – the Indian deity –  was frequently associated with violent endeavours on the battlefields of the gods where  “Every drop of blood spilled by the wounded Raktabija becomes a deadly fighting clone… and defeats him by draining his blood before it touches the ground” (Hindu Scriptures), Opposition Leader …

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Are T+T People Still Looking at Gary Griffith?

Is it possible that in executing his duties and projecting the image as a highly effective and non-nonsense police commissioner, that Gary Griffith was hoping this would shine a positive light on himself in his current aspiration to be the nation’s next Prime Minister? That’s the big question being asked in higher circles as Trinidad …

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PNM Youth Versus UNC Experience In new War of Survival of the Fittest

An exciting  drama of Contradiction is being played out on both ends of the T+T political stage where all who are interested are free to witness. In one corner is the young and restless warrior  named Ancil Dennis who, at 35, has taken on  the herculean task of bringing the People’s National Movement (PNM) back …

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Corrupt Guyana Tax Dollars Allegedly Used to Fund UNC Elections in T+T

In what insiders describe as “ a corrupt payback scheme”, the PPP Government of Guyana has been accused of “secretly pumping Guyanese tax payers dollars” into the account of a former T+T People’ Partnership (PP) government minister of the Kamla Persad-Bissessar-led regime of 2005-2015. “Most outrageously, the PPP regime  is paying (former UNC Public Utilities …

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Rowley Leads the CARICOM Attack on “Never-Dirty” US Banks

In a historic game-changer on the political front, international movers and shakers are currently waiting with bated breath just  to exhale as a battle of the titans unfolds in the normally calm Caribbean sea. Among a group of islands usually infested by the whites for their sun, sea, sex and winding partners on and between …

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The Brave One

When Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley announced the “resignation” of Agriculture Minister  Clarence Rambharat from office on March 16, very few people expected any public protestation from the  usually  low-key son of the very rural Rio Claro farming community.  That’s because of adherence to the old People’s National Movement (PNM) tradition established …

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How to Support a Battle-weary, Wounded PNM Political Leader Constantly Working Overtime

It’s been some 52 years or more than half a century since an ambitious, bright young Tobagonian named Keith Rowley stepped out of his crease in the village farm boy tradition and ventured into the big world of politics. Dr. Rowley first ran for political office in 1981, where he contested the Tobago West seat. …

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