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The prompt decision by Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat to ban and recall all processed meat imported into this country from Brazil once again underscores the peril the population of this country faces as a result of the lack of proper public testing facilities for chemicals, foods and drugs.

This is not the first time the lack of...

Monday, December 6, 2010

Cayman Summit makes sense
It is surprising that it hasn't happened before, and that its orchestration is by a private finance house and a university rather than a government of the sub region.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Member of Parliament for Diego Martin Central, Dr Amery Browne, found himself on the hotseat, or under the spotlight, depending on which side of the house one happened to be sitting (or supporting), on Friday evening in the House.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

At an unusual off-the-record briefing on Wednesday, a government official signalled the administration’s intention to get former CL Financial chairman, Lawrence Duprey, to renegotiate the June 2009 Shareholders’ Agreement.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Two very different but yet complimentary approaches to dealing with gang-related criminal activities were reported in this newspaper yesterday:<!--break--> One, the introduction of anti-gang legislation; the other, mediation as a means of resolving gang crime.

Friday, December 3, 2010

With the Interception of Communications Bill 2010 having been passed by the two Houses of Parliament and expected to be quickly assented to by the President, the country seems to be on the way to establishing a legal, organised system for the security agencies of the State to pursue the...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The decision by the Government to move ahead with the construction of the Mamoral Dam and Reservoir project and the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension project to Point Fortin is very good news for the local manufacturing sector, the providers of construction services and the sub-contractors...

Monday, November 29, 2010

There can be little doubt that a country’s Parliament is one of its most important institutions—forming an institutional trinity along with the Executive and the judiciary—responsible for ensuring high-quality governance.

Monday, November 29, 2010

To hear him talk about the decision to round up vagrants in Port-of-Spain, Mayor Louis Lee Sing is arguably passionate and concerned about his city and safety on the streets.

I leaned forward as if doing so would help drive home the significance of the discussion.