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Douglas Mendes

Sunday, November 15, 2015
​The incidence of victims of domestic violence refusing to prosecute their abusers or withdrawing their co-operation after a charge is laid is not unusual and many times perfectly understandable.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
I would imagine that from the time cameras became easily available to members of the public, men and women in romantic sexual relationships have found reason to capture their most intimate interaction
Sunday, October 18, 2015
I’m shaking my head. The PNM invited members of the public to reject the People’s Partnership in the last election in part because of the way they abused their control over parliamentary proceedings.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
​Imagine a community tucked away in the splendid seclusion of the northern range, engaged in some profit-making enterprise, it really doesn’t matter what.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
​Pope Francis does not mince his words when it comes to the assignment of responsibility for the degradation of the environment and its impact on the poor and underprivileged, and the abject failure o
Sunday, September 27, 2015
​The Senate comprises 31 people, 16 of whom are selected by the Prime Minister, six by the Leader of the Opposition, and nine by the President in his own discretion.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
​A recent Trinidad Guardian report estimated that, over a six-day period, the People’s Partnership had outspent the PNM in traditional media advertising by six to one.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
​On August 25, 2015, a majority of the Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut ruled that the death penalty was so out of step with contemporary standards of decency as to violate that state’s const
Sunday, August 16, 2015
​On August 6, three years ago, the former minister of justice put a note before Cabinet recommending that one of the provisions of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act be brought
Sunday, August 9, 2015
​I have criticised the police for dragging their feet in the investigation into the murder of my friend Dana Seetahal, and I must now congratulate them for bringing the case to a successful conclusion