More than 200 want to contest for UNC in local govt

THE United National Congress (UNC) has not yet started screening members for the upcoming local elections, but has already received 200 nominations for potential candidates, deputy political leader Rupert Griffith said on Thursday. And the party is confident it will win the local...
Posted On 04 May 2013
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AG to Duprey: Face the music

LIONEL LUCKHOO, an attorney for Lawrence Duprey, yesterday released a letter knocking Attorney General Anand Ramlogan for calling Duprey, “a wanted man” during the weekly post-Cabinet press briefing last Thursday. But in an immediate response, Ramlogan via his lawyer Donna...
Posted On 04 May 2013
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Jack, bow out graciously

The verdict’s in: we love Jack Warner to death, or, we love to hate him. But are endearing qualities all that’s needed for holders of political office? What about morality in public life? A whirlwind of unmitigated allegations of corruption surrounds Mr Warner and other FIFA...
Posted On 03 May 2013
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AG: Police must answer if Duprey paid visits to T&T

Has former CL Financial executive chairman Lawrence Duprey made surreptitious visits to Trinidad and Tobago during the life of the subpoena to attend the commission of enquiry into CLICO? This is the question that Attorney General Anand Ramlogan wants the Immigration authorities...
Posted On 03 May 2013
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IPI happy with press freedom in T&T

There’s a lot of press freedom in T&T! That’s the pronouncement of Allison Bethel-Mckenzie head of the International Press Institute. Bethel-Mckenzie had the last word on T&T’s much debated press freedom status hours before she left T&T on Thursday, just ahead of...
Posted On 03 May 2013
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Suruj: Use local content in highway project

The two-day work stoppage on construction of the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin would have no significant impact on the completion of the multi-billion-dollar project, newly-appointed Minister of Works and Infrastructure Suruj Rambachan said yesterday. Rambachan...
Posted On 02 May 2013
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AG: BAE judgment a win for T&T

I write in response to Keith Subero’s column of April 9 to correct certain inaccuracies and misstatements and provide clarification. It is incorrect and mischievous to describe the settlement of the OPV arbitration as a simple “return of Trinidad and Tobago’s downpayment”. 
Posted On 02 May 2013
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PM Kamla statement on Libel Defamation Act

The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has today, Wednesday 1st May, 2013, delivered a statement on the Libel and Defamation Act at a Press Conference at the Office of the Prime Minister, St. Clair.
Posted On 01 May 2013
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T&T drops criminal libel from Libel and Defamation Act

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Wednesday announced that Trinidad and Tobago would drop the criminal prosecution of journalists under Section 9 of the Libel and Defamation Act for the malicious publication of any defamatory libel.
Posted On 01 May 2013
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UNC executive meets Wednesday to discuss Chaguanas West

The National Executive (NATEX) of the United National Congress (UNC) meets on Wednesday at the party’s headquarters to discuss the situation that has developed as a result of the resignation of Jack Warner as the MP for Chaguanas West.
Posted On 01 May 2013
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