Tag: State of Emergency 2011

In T&T: AG: No money paid to emergency detainees

21 August 2012

SoE anniversary…I imagine businessmen cringe at the thought.

One year after the state of emergency “not one red cent” has been paid to any of the thousands detained. In a telephone interview with the T&T Guardian yesterday afternoon, on the eve of the anniversary of the declaration of the emergency, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said Government had no regrets about calling the emergency. Read more…

The state of emergency revisited: life after curfew

7 November 2011

As Christmas quickly approaches, I’m sure many business owners are anxiously awaiting the end of the SoE. Even the President of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Andrew Sabga has said that the curfew has “outlived its usefulness”. Apart from reverting to the usual nightlife after only just warming up to curfew parties, we must now ask ourselves: what comes next? In terms of organisational capability, it would serve us well to study the experiences of other nations and apply best practices when applicable. Read more…

The State of Emergency & You

19 September 2011

It’s Time For Intelligent Spending

The topic is contentious to say the least, but aside from political squabbles, let’s examine the likely effects of this now-extended State of Emergency (the SoE) on the economy.

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