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Daly Bread: Peewats and pharaohs; concerns over Paria secrecy and Venezuela geo-politics

Last week predictably began with more turbulence over the aftermath of the Petrotrin shut down and over one of the successor companies, Paria Fuel Trading Company Limited. Our governments have had marked communications deficits because there is too much attempted secrecy over the process attendant upon deals constantly being made …

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Emancipation Committee: T&T gov’t must continue to defend justice and sovereignty in Venezuela 

“The critical issues for us here in [Trinidad and Tobago] and the region are not how anyone feels about President Nicolás Maduro—based on knowledge, misinformation or ideology—but about fundamental principles in international relations, in particular the principle of non-intervention in the internal affairs of other states. “It is vital for …

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I’m Obama’s guy: US Ambassador doesn’t congratulate or mention Trump in resignation notice

United States Ambassador John L Estrada, who was born in Trinidad, has confirmed that he will follow established protocol by tending his resignation as the United States prepares to usher in a new president. However, Estrada did not congratulate or even mention his adopted country’s new president elect, Donald Trump, in a press …

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