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Stories by Ronald Thwaites

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRonald Thwaites

I wish I had had the opportunity to reading Esther Tyson's Ah Suh Me See It, Ah Suh Me Say It before serving as a minister of government. Yes, I would read her columns in The Sunday Gleaner as they appeared, but the impact of her commentary on the...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:18 AMRonald Thwaites

In our constitutional tradition, a Cabinet ought to function as the executive committee of the legislature, which is elected by the people and is presumed, in collective, to be representative of the will of the people. Except it doesn't really...

Published:Monday | September 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMRonald Thwaites

The decision to site the new Parliament building in Heroes Circle has happily revived the discourse on how to improve housing conditions in the Old City.The concern is that with the development of a 'Government Circle' at Race Course, what will...

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMRonald Thwaites

What would have possessed Speaker Pearnel Charles to don a wig to preside at Parliament on Tuesday? Could it be that his usual salt-and-pepper coiffure is no longer chic enough for his new office?The transformation is of the order of a Damascus Road...

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