Global Politics & Cultures (formerly Independent Thought & Freedom)
Episode 158

Constitutions and Elections in Multi-Ethnic Societies: Mauritius and Trinidad and Tobago

Kirk Meighoo published on

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Comparing the constitution and electoral experience of two very similar small island states, Mauritius and Trinidad and Tobago

My guests are Jean-Marie Richard from Mauritius and Timothy Hamel-Smith  from Trinidad and Tobago.

Jean-Marie Richard is Principal Consultant and CEO of Imagine Communications in Mauritius, dealing with Government and Corporate clients in Africa and the Indian Ocean particularly. He has also worked as a Communications and Media Consultant for the Ministry of Rodrigues in the Government of Mauritius.

Timothy Hamel-Smith is Partner Emeritus at Hamel-Smith, a law firm that has existed for over 110 years in Trinidad and Tobago. He is also a former President of the Senate with a notable political pedigree.

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