Daily Archive for May 11th, 2008

Damn right to deny MPs ‘gallery’ time

By Raffique Shah
May 11, 2008

ParliamentThere should be no tears shed over Government’s decision to hold parliamentary Joint Select Committee meetings in camera, and not on camera. Already, members of the Opposition and some independent senators have expressed outrage, accusing the Government of using its majority to muzzle MPs and senators. Many people who follow parliamentary proceedings also view the move as one to deny the public the right to follow the proceedings of these committees. It reeks of cover-up, they argue.
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Percy Sledge – Mother’s Night Out

Soulful Percy Sledge Serenades Mothers

TriniView.com Reporters
Event Date: May 10, 2008
Posted: May 21, 2008

Mothers and their loved ones filled the National Stadium on Saturday 10th May, 2008, to revel in the entertainment that was in store for them which was the dynamic and talented trio – International Soul Superstar Percy Sledge, legendary Calypsonian Slinger ‘Mighty Sparrow’ Francisco and dramatist and comedian Learie Joseph. The show, for the most part, was very successful and must be praised for its punctual start at 8 p.m. sharp. Most audience members arrived early and were able to partake in a show that was organized for them – especially the mothers. What was also surprising, especially since there were several other Mother’s Day concerts that night, was that the length and breadth of the stadium was occupied.
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