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Tony Rakhal-Fraser

Sunday, April 23, 2017
​Continuous enhancement of the take that developing countries, T&T included, receive from multinational corporations (MNCs) for utilisation of their mineral and other resources has been ongoing ov
Sunday, April 16, 2017
​Our continuing failure to achieve a measure of working unity in the best interest of all the groups in this plural society is having a disastrous effect in these times of economic, financial and soci
Sunday, April 9, 2017
​The international/western political order is under deep stress with the real possibility of a makeover of the existing political structures and systems to meet the new economic, social and military o
Sunday, April 2, 2017
​What specifically did I mean when I ended last week’s column by advocating that we (the population and institutions) “turn inward” for it “can be the only solution” to the societal and economic disas
Sunday, March 26, 2017
​Naked in the sun are we; oil and gas prices are low and unstable; our reachable petroleum resources all but depleted; our capacity for reaching down to retrieve whatever may be left is dictated by in
Monday, March 20, 2017
William “Bill” Bronté-Tinkew, a young student at the then Teachers Training College on upper St Vincent St, emerged as victim of a plot: the Doctor was becoming too fond of the young “Bill,” and there
Sunday, March 19, 2017
​“Irony of Ironies”, the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J Trump, is doing everything possible to turn the US into the kind of political backwater typical of “Third World” count
Sunday, March 12, 2017
​While the research work on the cost of Carnival to the taxpayer and the financial returns now derived from it proceeds, we are faced with the single most important question of the Carnival: Do we wan
Sunday, March 5, 2017
​Carnival is evolving—and I use Carnival as a living breathing organism representative of a people, their clash and harmony with their historical past and the art forms which have developed to reflect
Sunday, February 26, 2017
​Having received several quality responses from people involved in the tourism industry to last week’s column, many of them articulating what has been proposed for tourism development here over the la