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Law and order acting up
A conference at the Hotel Tower yesterday looked at the problems faced by the police and judiciary. Acting Chief Magistrate Juliet Holder Allen said she had written a letter to Acting Police Commissioner Floyd McDonald, copied to designate Police Commissioner Winston Felix, discussing overcrowding and echoing the concerns of Acting Senior Magistrate Melissa Robertson.
Acting Foreign Minister, Minister of Sport, Youth and Culture Gail Teixeira announced that she had commented on the issue with often Acting President, Prime Minster Sam Hinds and had also spoken with recent Acting Prime Minister, Minister of Labour, Dr Dale Bisnauth who had brought up the subject with Acting UN Resident Representative, Thomas Gass.
Letter to editor
So you think you give me adequate coverage, eh? I dare you to publish this chart I spent most of those COTED meetings researching, comparing column inches devoted to me and to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rudy “Your Favourite” Insanally.
A very, very angry
Jumping high for Christian Conservatives
“Twenty percent of the 15-billion-dollar budget is earmarked for AIDS prevention measures. One third of that 20 percent will go to programmes promoting sexual abstinence. This is seen as a way to accommodate President Bush’s right-wing Christian power base.” Article on US$15B AIDS programme for Africa and Caribbean June 3.
“They had also tempered praise for a recent US pledge of $15bn (£9bn) to fight HIV and AIDS in poor countries with criticism that too much was tied to campaigns promoting sexual abstinence - in deference to Christian lobbyists who oppose the use of condoms”. Guardian, May 29.
“And while the Ministry’s HIV/AIDS awareness campaign started with a focus on using condoms, he told GINA, “this is where we’re correcting our approach.” Health Minister Dr Ramsammy, June 5, 2003.
The death is announced of John Mortimer also known as Mortie, Johnny, Johnny Boy, Mortie the Man, Big John, Big Mort, Johnno, Morto and Johnny Appleseed.. who died not so peacefully, in fact he was in a helluva lot of pain, at the Georgetown Public Mortuary...sorry... Hospital.
Husband of Jennifer Mortimer also known as Jen, Jenny, Jenno, Nif, Niffer and behind her back The Big Sniffer.
Father of John Junior, John John, James, Jamie and Samantha also known as Sam, Sammy and Sam the Man.
The brother of Robert Mortimer also known as Robber, Rob Roy or Robin Hood Flour, formerly a clerk of GNCB, promoted to supervisor in 1985, suspended briefly over a cheque fraud scam, reinstated after an appeal by the union, laid off after the $2bn takeover by NBIC. Now rearing chickens for Didco....
The funeral service for the late John Mortimer also known as ...ok let’s skip that part... will be announced later...”
“...And now for the messages... this is for Wilson Munroe, somewhere in the interior.
Travel as soon as possible, repeat travel as soon as possible... When you left home last week you locked your mother in the bathroom and she can’t get out...”
Question of the week
Is this right? The Court of Appeal recently moved to dismiss the motion looking to dismiss the appeal appealing against the dismissal of the petition appealing the results of the 2001 election?