May 7, 2021

OPINION: A Cuban plant called Maduro

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By Jolly Green I read Sir Ronald Sanders commentary with some amusement, because he has actually helped damn Maduro in his analysis. Nicolás Maduro was raised as a Roman Catholic, although in 2012 it was reported that he was a follower of Indian guru Sathya Sai Baba and previously visited the guru in India in […]

Indian jurist urges Caribbean nation to replace privy council in London

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By Paras Ramoutar From INDIA NEW ENGLAND NEWS Port-of-Spain– Eminent Indian jurist B.N. Srikrishna has urged Trinidad and Tobago to fully adopt the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its final court of appeal rather than the Privy Council in London. “What are you waiting for,” asked Justice Srikrishna, a retired judge of the Supreme […]

Silence over Kashmir in the Caribbean, as India seeks the support of OIC states in CARICOM

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By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now Kashmir, a disputed territory, claimed by both India and Pakistan, has never been a foreign policy issue for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Guyana is an exception; it has in the past issued statements on Kashmir at the United Nations and at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Guyana, […]

Peter Binose: The Great Argyle land swindle

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By Peter Binose Can a government be a crook? No but those that administer it can be; those that work for it can be. Those that support a known crooked administration can perhaps themselves at the very least stand accused by the citizenship of aiding and abetting crooked and/or conspiratorial activity against a section of […]

Trinidad and Tobago election too close to call

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From DW Trinidad and Tobago’s first female prime minister is seeking re-election for a second term. Violent crime and management of oil reserves have dominated the agenda in the Caribbean nation. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her opponent in Monday’s poll have similar ideologies. Each claims a better ability to tackle violent crime and to […]