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Vaneisa: The uncaring voice of silence—what is the point of the EMA?

For decades, the approach and departure of festive occasions—Carnival, Independence Day, Divali, Christmas, Old Year’s Night—have elicited desperate missives.  Complaints about unbearable levels of noise from unrelenting sound systems and fireworks have poured out to the impervious Environmental Management Authority (EMA). Nothing’s changed. On its website, the EMA describes four …

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Daly Bread: Soothing the wounds of violence and abuse

The nasty debate about which of the two different governments was responsible for the prolonged abuse of children in state-funded homes continues.   It is made worse by a discernible element of glee with which the politicians and other combatants attack each other concerning the revelations of abuse, incompetence and …

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