The death of Professor Girvan and former President ANR Robinson simultaneously continues a trend for some notable Caribbean politicians to go in pairs.
Sir Lionel Luckhoo and Martin Carter went out together. So did Dr Jagan and Michael Manley. In the case of Prime Minister Tom Adams he chose someone far away – Russian General Secretary Chernenko. Given his antipathy to socialists as manifested in the war of words between himself and Maurice Bishop, it was somewhat ironic that he would pick such a companion to travel to the pearly gates.
Dear Editor, In spite of what the Minister said at his press conference to review the country’s 2017 Half Year Perfor-mance Report, he missed the biggest take-away from the story that the economy is trying to tell us all.
Dear Editor, Recently I wrote a letter to the press supporting President David Granger’s directive to the Police Service Commission to put on hold promotions for police officers (‘President’s letter to Police Service Commission was appropriate’ SN, August 10).
Dear Editor, I believe that the visit by the five ministers and other government officials to ExxonMobil in Texas was good in theory, but the way it was done causes one to wonder whether it is the beginning of the end for transparency and accountability in this country.
Dear Editor, It was the initiative of the Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson to establish core groups in each Region.
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