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Daly Bread: Who is guarding the public interest, as public offices fall prey to political interference?

It is well known that in a functioning democracy checks and balances to guard against abuses of power are required in the public interest. In addition to the separation of the respective powers of the political executive (principally the Cabinet), the legislature and the judiciary, there are additional constitutional provisions …

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NJAC suggests ‘council of elders’ to solve THA impasse that ‘can have serious repercussions’ for T&T

“[…] NJAC shares the concern of the wider society, particularly the people of Tobago, about the present situation in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA).   “It is NJAC’s view that such a situation inevitably creates an environment of political instability that can have serious repercussions, not only for Tobago, …

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