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Ira Mathur

Sunday, October 11, 2015
On October 5, the Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, delivered his first budget in Parliament. The new PNM Government stepped into a tight spot.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
​I would like to think the surge of murders since the September election is a coincidence, that various governments don’t need to strike a deal with criminals who seem to have an unending supply of ho
Sunday, September 27, 2015
​Twenty-four murders in two weeks. That figure will be higher by the time you read this. Many of them have been double and triple murders. Three men were shot in Erin on Sunday last week.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
​What a week it’s been.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
​One sweet thing about this election (and there are many) which ushered in Dr Keith Rowley, the leader of the Peoples National Movement (PNM) as the seventh Prime Minister of T&T on September 7, 2
Sunday, September 6, 2015
​By now you must be set. You don’t even have to ask for time off work. It’s understood you need the time to cast your vote in private for the candidate you have chosen to represent you in Parliament.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
​Some people took offence at my blanket statement about party supporters being “sycophantic and illiterate” in last week’s column.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
​Is there an upcoming election in T&T? How can a country have a political campaign with last-minute scrappy manifestos? Can anyone tell me what the burning issues are?
Sunday, August 16, 2015
​Three weeks before a general election in T&T and apart from generalised platitudinous manifestos that can be written by a secondary school student from both parties, we seem to have all shut our
Sunday, August 9, 2015
​The male nurse was looking for a vein in my hand.