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Writing off the run-off by Roy Mitchell

Stranded on the middle of a bridge, wobbling ominously over troubled waters, the UNC-led administration has barely managed to drag itself out of the year 2014 limping, fragmented, fractured and forlorn, into a no-man’s land to face its devastating date with destiny. In irresponsible and irritating defiance […]

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Keith Rowley’s most dedicated advocates by Roy Mitchell

If ever there was any speculation as to the strategy the UNC plans to employ to fight off the predicted PNM lead in the upcoming general elections, the latest outburst by the erratic Attorney General has laid all doubts to rest. It is blatantly clear that, as […]

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T&T’s date with destiny by Roy Mitchell

If the experiences of the past four and a half years are any indicators of what citizens can expect in 2015 and beyond, it would be hypocritical of me to wish you all a happy and prosperous new year. And yet I embrace the privilege of doing […]

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Kamla’s church handouts a grave travesty by Roy Mitchell

Can anyone picture Jesus Christ queuing up to accept a handout from Pontius Pilate or the Pope doing same from the prime minister of Italy or the Archbishop of Canterbury accepting a handout from the UK prime minister for no cause other than it being a gesture […]

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Compromising press freedom: Be warned by Roy Mitchell

I can think of no proposal, project, programme, policy or proposition pursued by the current administration that has not been embroiled in conflict, controversy, confusion, commess or corruption. From as massive a project as the Point Fortin Highway to the devastating Section 34, and now the staging […]

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Caught in the police trap by Roy Mitchell

Across the pages of the police diary is recorded an extraordinary panorama of human woes, worries and sufferings. It reveals, more than perhaps any other medium, that T&T is in the throes of a vicious revolution. There is no doubt that the customs and values which proudly […]

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Show respect for the arts By Roy Mitchell

“If at any time between Columbus and the Second World War, the British Caribbean islands had sunk beneath the sea, the world would have lost little that enriches the imagination of mankind.” This damning opinion was expressed by John Hearne, the Jamaican novelist, in the foreword to […]

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Crime and lawlessness: Get serious by Roy Mitchell

When all is said and done everyone desires to reside in a liveable society. According to the most recent Quality of Life survey undertaken by The UK Economist Intelligence Unit, the ten most liveable cities in the world today are Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Perth in Australia; […]

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A nation betrayed: catalyst for the new society by Roy Mitchell

The overall impact of the unprecedented plethora of crime plans that have been implemented in our country has been so disappointingly unimpressive, that our people have subconsciously surrendered, in almost silent submission or in frustrating despair, to the fate that befalls us all. In our own native […]

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Long live Dr Kublalsingh by Roy Mitchell

There is no shortage of issues to comment on in this, our beloved country. They strike, with agonising frequency, like darts fiercely thrown at their target from all directions: some clandestinely disguised. “Serve the people, Serve the people, Serve the people” from inception, always had a hollow […]

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