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Dear Editor: Is ‘UNC corruption’ largely a PNM sales gimmick to derail debate?

“A prominent political scientist devoted newspaper and academic articles to illustrating the UNC as corrupt and also darkly suggested an ethnic propensity to white-collar crime. He wrote: ‘For the UNC, politics is relative; everything is for relatives.’ “The party of all-ah-we-t’ief, Johnny O’Halloran and which spawned corruption-buster Gene Miles, had taken …

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More Hart failures

Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs told the COP chairman that there was still no credible evidence with which to charge former Udecott executive chairman Calder Hart. Hart’s perceived corrupt use of State funds was a key issue in the fall of the Patrick Manning-led government and the wind beneath the wings …

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No Confidence Motion: Jack stands for integrity

Opposition Leader alleged that Works Minister Jack Warner lost his Transport portfolio after questioning a conflict of interest involving CAL Chairman George Nicholas. Wired868 believes it is the first time that Warner was on the right side of a conflict of interest charge. Keith Rowley called Nicholas’ stewardship the second …

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Gibbs’ Hart problem

PSC chairman Ramesh Deosaran complained that Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs refused to update the board on the police probe into the Commissioner’s Canadian compatriot Calder Hart and instead asked Deosaran: “What you want this (information) for?” Ex-parliamentarian and social activist Lincoln Mayers is allegedly trying to provoke police action by …

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Jack, Kamla and Erasmus

Erasmus’ 400-years-old essay “The Praise of Folly” offers us quite an interesting vantage point from which to view the overall performance of the Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration to date. But for the moment, I wish only to bring to public notice, a short passage from this work that I believe will …

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