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Dear Editor: “Fazeer probably suffered severe memory loss!” Ex-PNM secretary defends party’s record with Hindus

“It is ludicrous that anyone with any modicum of decency can contemplate accusing the party of being anti-Hindu or against any religion. It is particularly disheartening when this is the stance of supposedly enlightened media practitioners who ought to know better, if they are really worth their salt.” The following …

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EOC: Denying employment on religious grounds is illegal; SMDS: EOC is soliciting Nafisah and has proven bias

“Members of the public are reminded that denying employment to someone on the basis of their religion may constitute discrimination, and is prohibited by the Equal Opportunity Act. “[…] Persons who have been subjected to discrimination in their employment, on the basis of their religion—or any other status ground—can lodge …

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Garcia’s response to hijab furore “lacks veracity and mature thought;” SDMS issues legal letter to AG

“The SDMS has not deprived Ms [Nafisah] Nakhid of any substantive right, […] indeed, the right of any qualifying citizen to participate in [the State-run OJT] programme cannot equate to a right to be enrolled specifically at the Lakshmi Girls High School. “Therefore, references by the Minister of Education with …

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Glasgow to head new TTPA; call issued for national dialogue on tourism and Carnival

Randy Glasgow, the well-known production company which bears his name and which put on a slew of shows locally every year, has been elected to head the newly formed Trinidad and Tobago Promoters Association (TTPA). Another four members, including Secretary Colin Miles, were on Tuesday elected to form the Executive …

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