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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...

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The effect of the recent Privy Council decision in the case of Attorney General vs Dumas has created the opportunity for any citizen to challenge any decision by any public official or organisation in respect of public affairs.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

We need more of the strains of music, singing, dance and creative expressions filtering into our lives to permeate those instinctive impulses of ours, placed there by our Creator, to allow us to appreciate that which is lovely and wholesome.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Last Wednesday a degree of certainty was provided by the Court of Appeal on the issue of property tax when in a unanimous decision it set aside the two injunctive orders granted by Justice Seepersad on May 19 and 31, which were intended to stop the public submitting Valuation Return Forms to the...

Saturday, June 10, 2017

After months of debate on the Marriage (Act) legislation, Opposition MP Ganga Singh, in yet another round in Parliament yesterday, voiced what some might have been thinking.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

This past week there was a minor kerfuffle surrounding an online video about Trini roti. The central contention of the video hinged, not on the culinary merits of the roti, but the copious calorie count of the dish.

Friday, June 9, 2017

The article in yesterday’s issue of the T&T Guardian “400 students on suicide watch” makes this piece relevant. The article highlights the statistics and speaks to the pressure of the CXC examinations.

 

Friday, June 9, 2017

Stormy ongoings in the teacup that is Trinidad and Tobago are both an indicator of and distraction from the major hitch facing us today. That hitch is lack of institutional accountability in state and corporate governance of our planet.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Recent developments in court have prevented me from going too far with a point I wanted to use this opportunity to raise in light of the Ayers-Caesar matter. When the smell of hellish sulphur subsides, I plan as a legal outsider, to spend more time on it.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

At a Commonwealth law conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, in September 2007, Sir David Simmons, Chief Justice of Barbados, spoke of judicial independence and accountability as follows:

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Arun Buch

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