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Political surprise on a yellow brick road

Scene: Yellow Brick Road. Four friends and their little pothound are skipping along when suddenly: BANG! A huge cloud of red smoke appears on the road and inside the cloud is a giant face. Kamla: “Oh my God. It’s the wicked witch of Diego Martin West, Keith Rowley.” Rowley: “Yes, my …

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High time for collective responsibility

Michael Suedathsingh was arrested by Chaguanas police after 1,450 grammes of marijuana was allegedly found in his home. Seudathsingh, a Rastafarian, claimed he used the drugs for religious purposes and was jailed for two years with hard labour. His elder brother, Mitra Seudathsingh, who lives at the same residence, will …

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PP scared of speedy divorce

Attorney General Anand Ramlogan admitted to a crisis yesterday but it was not the one that Chief Justice Ivor Archie and the rest of Trinidad and Tobago was most worried about. The Chief Justice and the Law Association chided the Government about the haste in proclaiming the Administration of Justice …

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DPP sifts through the political noise

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the most poignant comment regarding section 34 of the Administration of Justice Act was made some distance from the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament yesterday. DPP Roger Gaspard noted that President Maxwell Richards assented the Act, with the controversial clause, three days before Attorney General Anand Ramlogan decided not …

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AG plays psychology with criminal gangs

Attorney General Anand Ramlogan told the Trinidad Newsday that the anti-gang legislation used during last year’s State of Emergency has served its purpose as a deterrent and psychological weapon against gang-related activity. Judging from this year’s murder rate, Wired868 believes that eradicating gangsters with psychology is as foolproof as drowning …

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AG’s suspicious FIU report

Attorney General Anand Ramlogan went to the Senate yesterday with an impressive volume of data on the going-ons at the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). There were 303 suspicious reports filed with the FIU in 2011 from which 65 are still being analysed, 54 were closed and seven were relayed to …

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¿Habla ingles, DPP? No lo entiende El AG

Is English the first language of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard? The DPP was unimpressed with Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs’ assertion that a police probe into bribery allegations surrounding Warner should be closed and retorted with: “you need to go further with the investigation” and “I have not …

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AG bites dangerous dogs

TTSPCA president Sita Kuruvilla said the Dangerous Dog Act, which will be proclaimed on 1 August 2012, is flawed and discriminates against pitbulls but fails to address the reckless ownership, which created the problem in the first place. Pitbulls, the Fila Brasileiro and the Japanese Tosa will soon be endangered …

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Doggone luck for dangerous dogs

A release from the Attorney General’s office revealed that the Dangerous Dog Act is finally set to be proclaimed on 1 August 2012 after being declared by the Parliament, 12 years ago. To put the passage of time into context: Basdeo Panday and ANR Robinson were Prime Minister and President …

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AG’s costly counsel

Opposition Leader Keith Rowley has called on AG Anand Ramlogan to show returns for $200 million spent in two years on private counsel and referred to him as “the caballero of the cabal.” The AG retorted that Rowley already had three defamation cases coming and there are more cases in …

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AG, Rowley continue name calling

The Opposition Leader called the AG “impertinent”; the AG described the Opposition Leader as classless, ignorant and arrogant. An unnamed Maraval school principal threatened both men with a toilet flush.

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