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Garvin Nicholas: Brace for nasty politics in 2020

Former Attorney General, Garvin Nicholas, is predicting that the 2020 General Election season will be one of the nastiest this country has seen.

The former AG observes that globally, there seems to be a change in the tenor of the conduct of politics, and here in T&T, we are mirroring that trend.

He says we got an inkling of what’s to come in the recent Local Government Elections.

And he believes the recent Cabinet reshuffle clearly demonstrates that ‘old school’ politics will continue to dominate the local landscape. 

Around the World: Canada Legalises recreational Cannabis sale

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis.
The first blunt to be legally bought was purchased at midnight on Wednesday 
Politicians from multiple countries congratulated Canada saying, “Canada shows the way and others should follow suit”.
Canada’s government announced that it would introduce legislation to make it easier for Canadians who had been convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana to obtain a pardon.
Medical marijuana has been legal in the country since 2001.