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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Eyewitness: A friend in need…

…is a (vaccine) friend indeed There are so many sayings about the rarity of true friends…but the one that resonates with your Eyewitness is: “You...

Eyewitness: Down with…

…racial discrimination? Sunday shouldn’t have been just another day of rest. It was, after all, the “International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination” for...

Eyewitness: Rigging and Rolling…

…in the PNC Your Eyewitness has been doing yeoman service by keeping you, Dear Readers, in the loop about the goings-on inside the PNC. After...

EYEWITNESS: Fool me once…

…shame on “Utensil” Harmon They say, “Shame me once, shame on YOU; shame me twice, shame on ME”! Point is – to change the metaphor...

EYEWITNESS: Building bridges… after PNC’s abridgment

After almost a decade, a new Demerara Harbour Bridge is finally about to be constructed. The PPP Government had, back in early 2013, proposed...

Eyewitness: Street Politics…

…by the PNC One of Eric Williams’s famous statements, when he launched the 30-year-long reign of the PNM in Trinidad back in 1956, was: “fighting...

Eyewitness: War break…

…in the PNC They say “the more things change, the more they remain the same”. Burnham, whose inferiority complex made him “show off” his “learning”...

Eyewitness: Cleaning up the mess…

…at GECOM Some Government representatives have recounted their plans to straighten out GECOM, so we don’t repeat the tragedy of our last elections. Your Eyewitness...

Eyewitness: And the divisions continue…

…on race Your Eyewitness is very disappointed – but not really surprised – about the continuous harping on “race” as the explanatory variable for anything...

EYEWITNESS: Can we talk…

…about what ails us? The ERC recently sent out a notice to the public at large to solicit their views on “How do we improve...

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