Monthly Archive for November, 2006

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Woman, 45, beaten to death

by Anika Gumbs-Sandiford, newsday.co.tt
Saturday, November 11 2006

A domestic violence case led to the death of a mother of two who was bludgeoned with a truck tyre rim at her Barrackpore home yesterday.

Police arrested a 30-year-old man for questioning about the murder. Rambhar Narine, 45, was struck several times to the head while she washed clothes. She collapsed and died on the spot.
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Conflicting Signals on Inflation

By Stephen Kangal

Last year, National Security Minister Joseph assured us that crime would get worse before it got better. Crime has intensified. Last week, Junior Finance Minister Enill, following in the same vein of PNM spin doctors assured that inflation would get worse (more than 10%) before it got better (single digit). Meanwhile, while POS is overheating and being ghettoised by the skyscraper landscape, we, the 300,000 poor, must lose the purchasing power of our scarce hard-earned dollars and await the effects of this over-used worse-better syndrome.
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Exposing ethnic disparity in TnT

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu
November 02, 2006

Trinidad and Tobago News Blog
www.trinidadandtobagonews.com/blog

Trini PeopleNow that the Divali and Eid celebrations have ended, it is this citizen’s civic responsibility to opine on the nature, respect, acceptance and tolerance of ethnic expressions in T’n’T.

At the outset, it must be stated that the current playing field is not one on which every ethnicity finds an equal place. The reality of ethnic reciprocity just does not exist vis-a-vis each other’s annual celebrations.
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