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Tony Rakhal-Fraser

Sunday, November 6, 2016
​The firing of ministers Olivierre and Antoine, the resulting reshuffling of the Cabinet and the stated intention of Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar to place Anil Roberts in the Senate all ha
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Those of us who attended in the Vintage Calypso experience on Nelson Island last weekend got a reintroduction to parts of our cultural selves, elements which we have secluded ourselves from over the p
Sunday, October 23, 2016
​The US election campaign is the sharpest picture the world has yet seen of a right-wing backlash against any attempt to challenge the prevailing capitalist world order that is always supported by pol
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Bro Valentino’s mocking refrain was delivered in the early 1980s, when the consciousness in Afros, stimulated in the 1960s/70s, became soaked by the oil “bread” and underdevelopment from political pat
Sunday, October 9, 2016
​The Third Force transformation of which I wrote last week is not about the formation of a scrambled-together party to fashion another coalition with one of the major tribal parties to secure office i
Sunday, October 2, 2016
​There can be no better example of the incapacity of our politics to bring quality government to T&T than the failure of successive governments to pass the FATCA legislation and avoid potential fi
Sunday, September 25, 2016
​Offloading the taxation burden on air travel into and around the region to encourage increased travel; linking the several national and private airlines operating in the Caribbean into a network that
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Is the opposition United National Congress showing the capability to reinvent itself to meet the kind of transformation demanded of it by the electorate in September 2015? Close scrutiny of the oppos
Sunday, September 11, 2016
​The inability and or unwillingness of the Government to forge consensus at the Tripartite Committee on financial and industrial issues is a shortcoming that can work against the society as the ship o
Sunday, September 4, 2016
​One year after being enthusiastically elected to office and with a good enough majority vote-of-confidence to drag the country and economy out of the mire, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and his gove

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