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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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Dr Farrell: Taking Responsibility; why the Petrotrin disaster is a very Trini malaise that may be repeated

“So the logical question is: why don’t our governments fix the state enterprise governance system? The answer is partly because it sustains political patronage and corruption, partly because it buys off the trade unions, and partly because of inertia—fixing things that don’t appear to be broken simply isn’t worth the …

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