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MSJ condemns Israel’s ‘continued oppression of Palestinians’, urges Caricom and TT gov’t to take a side

“[…] Not content with this massive assault on Palestinians’ rights to self-determination, the state of Israel has been continuously expanding its land and reducing the areas in which Palestinians have been living.  “[…] On top of this has been the systematic oppression of Palestinians whose economy and even water supply …

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Dear editor: Gender-based violence is a ‘shadow pandemic’ in T&T; we need attitudinal change

“[…] Attitudinal and behavioural changes won’t happen by vaps. We have serious work to do. For example, we must address the need for values/conscience formation and citizenship programmes—at home, in our educational institutions, in our faith communities, in our workplaces etc…” The following is a press statement from the Catholic …

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US Embassy: US offers $20 million to offset ‘Maduro-made humanitarian crisis’ in Venezuela

“The United States is staging emergency humanitarian assistance in the region in response to Interim President Guiado’s request for aid… “These efforts follow Secretary Pompeo’s January 24, announcement that the United States is ready to provide more than $20 million in initial humanitarian assistance to the people of Venezuela, as …

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Pussyfoot goes HAM: Carmona tries to gag Price

The good news is that President Anthony Carmona has been roused into action. The bad news is that it was not to save Wayne Kublalsingh from likely death, influence constitutional reform or send a cheque for the Trinidad and Tobago national senior women’s team. Mr Live Wire: “The world is …

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