JOAO BARROS PEREIRA

Academic based in Japan, offers commonsense solutions for thorny Goan issues

Blog Posts by JOAO BARROS PEREIRA

The Not So Invisible Man!
August 6, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA | The success of catching the culprit who desecrated Christian graves and crosses as well as Hindu nandi… Read Full Article


IPB or In-Principle Blunder
July 23, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA  |  When in the Opposition Vijay Sardesai spoke aggressively and eloquently against the Investment Promotion Board (IPB) but… Read Full Article


The Environment Is Not a Vote Bank!
July 10, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA  |  Nitin Gadkari has joked how we Goans fear the Central government is going to take our… Read Full Article


What does ‘D’ mean to you?
June 25, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA |  D, the letter, is the first letter of several of my favorite  words in English: disgraceful, dumb,… Read Full Article


School Uniform
June 13, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA |  The monsoon brings good news for farmers. With the opening of schools for the new academic… Read Full Article


Coal War – Goans simply don’t trust the Trust
May 15, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA | Goans all over Goa are worried. The transportation of coal is a health issue, a major health… Read Full Article


Helping hand to farmers?
May 2, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA  | Good to read how the new coalition government is going beyond the call of duty to lend a… Read Full Article


Money Doesn’t Always Grow On Trees
April 20, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA |  With the monsoon a couple of months away it is time to plan how to make… Read Full Article


They always disappoint us and always will
March 28, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA  |  “Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac,” said Henry Kissinger US Secretary of State several decades ago and… Read Full Article


Going coconuts over the coconut tree
March 18, 2017

JOAO BARROS PEREIRA  | Help me if you can. I read yesterday that the newly-formed BJP government is going to… Read Full Article