Daily Archive for May 2nd, 2010

Take your time, Chief Justice Archie

May 02, 2010

The following is an open letter to the Chief Justice, dated April 29, from Desmond Allum, SC.

Chief Justice Ivor ArchieThe Honourable Chief Justice,

Mr Ivor Archie,

Age and distance bestows such freedom which I now take advantage of to address these few lines to you.

As you probably know I have been in the United Kingdom for an extended period. Notwithstanding the distance I have been following closely what has been going on in both the political and legal profession arenas. It is of course in relation to the second topic that I write to you.
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Kamla: I will not live at La Fantasie

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar

By Andre Bagoo
Sunday, May 2 2010

IF MADE Prime Minister, UNC political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar will not live at the official Prime Minister’s Residence at La Fantasie Road, St Ann’s, sources yesterday disclosed as the UNC and PNM continued to put the finishing touches on their manifestos which are expected to be unveiled this week.
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Tragedy of election errors

By Raffique Shah
May 02, 2010

National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) leader Makandal DaagaHAROLD Wilson, Prime Minister of Britain (1964-76), is credited with the adage, ‘A week is a long time in politics.’ In Trinidad and Tobago, it seems that a day in elections campaigning can trigger changes that would eternally haunt one contestant or other. I had planned to write about platform promises by both major parties, whether or not they are empty rhetoric or offer practical solutions to the myriad problems that face the citizenry. In other words, they can talk and promise, but can they deliver?
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