Bravo Mangala

Island Editorial Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera is a far too senior and experienced a politician to have made the gaffe he made a few days ago in saying that members of the Rotary and Lion’s movements are among drug dealers who are well accepted members of society. The drug barons were very much … Continue reading

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An extraordinary lapse of good Judgement

Sunday Times The fact that the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) had accepted sponsorship from tainted primary dealer Perpetual Treasuries for the holding of the 2016 Law Asia conference led to incredulous responses in some quarters when this fact was initially disclosed some weeks ago. Before long however and in the nature of all … Continue reading

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Diplomacy, bribery, cover-ups

Sunday Observer Editorial Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa regime is not the only regime worldwide to be accused of bribing foreign politicians. Many other repressive regimes have done so in the hope that the bribed politician would help save their credibility with the government of that politician’s country. Often, such bribed politicians have had to whitewash … Continue reading

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