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Ramlogans’ attorneys batter Express ladies

If you are squeamish about seeing women being firmly put in their place, please look away now. Because those Trinidad Express ladies sure got what was coming to them. Anika Gumbs-Sandiford apparently spent the last week tiptoeing around Attorney General Anand Ramlogan; an investigative reporter can never be too careful, …

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Behind the iron throne: The Cabal descends into chaos

The Lady Prime Minister summons her closest advisors, called the “Cabal”, to discuss control of the iron throne and a threat in Middle Trinidad from Lord Jack, who has risen from sure death like a phoenix; nay, a cockroach. Lord Anand, the Master of Coin, tries to assist her with a mathematical conundrum.    …

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Dynamic or desperate: The Opposition Leader responds

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley was responsible for raising arguably the biggest scandal ever to hit the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament. Or was it the biggest hoax? Accused of reckless behaviour, poor judgment and ordered to appear before the Privileges Committee, Rowley had everything on the line when he strode …

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DPP gets everything but teeth

The People’s Partnership’s gift list to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) according to today’s Trinidad Express: Court room and office space: $7.7 million. Information and Communications Technology: $3.97 million. Court transcriptionsists: $700,000. Secure courier service: $1.8 million. Sophisticated laser spying device in the conference room: Unspecified costs Budget for …

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Keep Calm and Change Yuh Password!

Three days ago Keith Rowley had my jaw on the floor. Three days later, it’s still there. But for entirely different reasons. By now you’ve heard about “EmailGate”, or as I like to call it: “Keep Calm and Change Yuh PassWord!” Opposition Leader Keith Rowley lead another No Confidence Motion …

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Yes, Prime Minister: Anan takes PP on a Trek Into Darkness

Scene: Office of the Prime Minister Attorney General Anand Ramlogan closes the door quietly behind him. Attorney General: Good day, Prime Minister. Prime Minister: “Good day?!” Are you crazy?! Haven’t you seen the papers today?! AG: Relax, my lady. Everything is under control… PM: What the hell are you talking …

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President Pussyfoot cock-up

Justice Anthony Carmona, the Trinidad and Tobago President-elect, sang calypso under the sobriquet “Lord Pussyfoot” while he was a UWI student and once advanced to the Calypso Monarch Semi-final. There is no information available about how Lord Pussyfoot fared in Skinner Park but, if it was a rough afternoon, Mr …

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AG’s curious logic… and section 34

Attorney General Anand Ramlogan, as he suggested during the section 34 debacle, is very particular about what responsibilities he attaches to his post. And facts and truthfulness appear not to be part of his job description. After attorney Reginald Armour SC complained that the AG inflated his legal fees from …

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Is the AG corrupt, inept or just useless?

Not guilty. Attorney General Anand Ramlogan is not guilty of anything so it’s about time we, as a nation, give the good gentleman a break. Let’s leave the man alone. Let’s forget about Section 34. Let’s stop the witch hunt. Let’s move on. I listened to the debate in Parliament …

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Who’s down with OPV?

Scene: Post-Cabinet meeting press conference Attorney General Anand Ramlogan: “Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to announce that due to the good governance of the People’s Partnership government, we have been able to save the taxpayers of Trinidad and, especially, our island paradise of Tobago, $0.2 billion that …

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The Government must hold Section 34 Inquiry

I really don’t care who runs the country. Be it UNC, COP, PNM or any other trilogy of capital letters, all I want is a government whose first concern is improving the lives of its citizens rather than their own. Is it too much to ask, I sometimes ponder. I …

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Carlos’ Miracle on 34th Street

Carlos John, the former UNC Minister of Works, is a firm believer in the spirit of Christmas. In December 2010, John, who faces fraud charges for his role in the Piarco Airport scandal, applied to the Transport Commissioner to reserve number 34 for his next vehicle, which was a two-door …

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