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Daly: Greenvale double cross squared; flooding fallout highlights political failure and lack of accountability

It now seems incontrovertible that Greenvale Park Development, La Horquetta, should not have been built at all. The disastrous flood risk that materialised to the material and psychological damage to the residents—now facing the further risk of flood-borne diseases—was the proverbial disaster waiting to happen. Several reports in the media …

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Demming: Why Petrotrin is a socio-cultural fiasco that will darken at least 35 communities

I’m a “glass half-full” kind of person, which is why I see the Petrotrin closure as an opportunity for inspired leadership on one hand, and the transformation of our people on the other. Leadership and transformation both require a willingness to change the way we see things. The behaviourists talk …

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Vidale: Closing Petrotrin’s refinery does not address issue of state-instigated corruption

It has now been more than a week since it was announced publicly that Petrotrin’s refinery would be closed down. We have been bombarded by information which can be classified as facts, alternative facts and outright fake news. Interpretation of this information has been shrouded in hues of red and …

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