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Tropical Storm Bret has wreaked havoc on the homes and the lives of many in our country.

Whilst we are grateful as a country that there was no national disaster (of crisis proportions) and mass destruction, this feeling of relief does nothing for those whose homes were flooded out.

Restoration costs are estimated to the tune of millions at...

Friday, June 16, 2017

I waited in vain for the outrage that should come from a civilised society, with the revelation that in our justice system, there are young men, who at 11 and 13 years of age, were charged with a crime, and after ELEVEN years, their cases have not yet begun.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Last week I alluded to the public’s perception being a possible applicable test in determining the scores of the Chief Justice and the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) as well as a yardstick against which the confidence reposed by the public in the Judiciary could be measured.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

From what I now belatedly understand, T&T officially follows internationally accepted guidelines for patient care in the state system.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

It is illegal to drive over 80km on the highway, to drink alcohol and drive or to commit murder, yet we can all agree that each of these happen as though there were no laws against them.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

LONDON— In the big book of political blunders, Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap election to solidify her Brexit mandate will rank among the most memorable — and the most unnecessary.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

I’ve been looking with some interest at two political dramas unfolding over the last months. The first, of course, is the Strangelovean insanity that is the Trump presidency.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Climate change is a clear and present threat facing all of us today. So we must ask ourselves what kind of world we will leave for our children if we do not take decisive actions now.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

There is a body lying in the Savannah. It’s about 30 metres away, on the grass under the poui, the ones that everyone love to photograph. There is a full moon but it is dark under the tree. The lower half of the body is covered with a whitish piece of cloth.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Somebody’s 17-year-old son hailed me up some time ago.

On one of the popular gay hookup/dating sites. They restrict membership to people over 18. He seemed a really normal young man, so far as I can tell. He had ambition, self-awareness, two parents. Oh, no, I don’t know them at all.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Relationship to the courts and the administration of justice: Where in any particular matter explicit ethical guidance does not exist, an attorney shall determine his conduct by acting in a manner that promotes public confidence in the integrity and efficiency of the legal system and the legal...