September 8, 2017 Jwala Rambarran 1Comment

Over the past week, I have been contacted by a senior investigative journalist from the Trinidad Express who reportedly has close ties to senior ranking members of the PNM Government. This senior investigative reporter signalled her intention to publish the lead story in the Sunday Express based on documents she…

August 12, 2017 Jwala Rambarran 6Comment

Foreword George Orwell’s renowned novel Animal Farm, a satirical tale about Stalin’s brutal reign after the second Russian revolution, could easily be mistaken for a description of the state of governance today in Trinidad and Tobago. The main villain in Animal Farm is Napoleon, a rather large, fierce-looking boar, who…

June 22, 2017 Jwala Rambarran 10Comment

On August 10th 2012, disaster-level flooding and landslides ravaged the Diego Martin community, causing two deaths and destroying infrastructure and property. Two weeks later, Diego Martin and other neighborhoods in northwest Trinidad were hit hard by a second round of flash flooding, after the feeder bands of Tropical Storm Isaac…

May 7, 2017 Jwala Rambarran 4Comment

Less than a month after the airline he runs dragged an elderly passenger off one of its flight in a brutal manner, the CEO of United Airlines was hauled before a committee of the US Congress to explain the many shortcomings customers are forced to put up with from the…