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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T&T-UK ‘Ambassador of the Year’ lifted country’s image

Garvin Nicholas has been voted ‘Ambassador of the Year’. Garvin Nicholas has won the coveted Ambassador of the Year from the Americas Award in his role as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.High Commissioner Nicholas was nominated and voted for by his peers in...
Posted On 30 Apr 2013
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Food Production Minister Visits affected farmers

Senator the Honourable Devant Maharaj, Minister of Food Production said that staff of the Ministry of Food Production have begun visiting the farming community adversely affected by recent heavy rainfall to begin their assessment to schedule relief to affected farmers. Minister...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013
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Procrastinating Senate fiddlers

by L. SIDDHARTA ORIE It has been said that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing; it has to be also true that a little power is a dangerous thing – as could be gleaned from the misguided, self-righteous muscle flexing of the Independent senators in the parliament. If there is...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013
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IPI, Ms. Alison Bethel McKenzie, pays courtesy call on Attorney General

Executive Director of IPI, Ms. Alison Bethel McKenzie, pays courtesy call on Attorney General, Anand Ramlogan, SC, to discuss upcoming World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2013.
Posted On 29 Apr 2013
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The soldier bill

by ANDRE BAGOO THE CENTRAL issue is this: should it be made possible for soldiers to be given police powers while assisting police in the course of law enforcement activity? This is the central proposal of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Defence and Police Complaints) Bill 2013....
Posted On 29 Apr 2013
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PM: Jack must clear name first

Making it clear that no one controls her, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Saturday night rejected the contention of former minister Jack Warner that some members of the Cabinet influenced her to accept his resignation. She made this clear during a news conference at...
Posted On 29 Apr 2013
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PM Kamla: Party will decide if Jack gets nomination

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar told reporters Saturday night she is not in a position to say if Jack Warner would win the nomination for the United National Congress (UNC) for the bye-election in the Chaguanas West constituency (CWC). She explained that her party has a...
Posted On 28 Apr 2013
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PNM motion defeated in the Lower House

The private motion brought by the Opposition PNM on, what was referred to as, “the Prime Minister’s failure to deal expeditiously with the member for Chaguanas West, Jack Warner,” has failed in the House of Representatives. Acting Prime Minister Errol McLeod defended Prime...
Posted On 28 Apr 2013
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PM Kamla back home after successful visit to Canada

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is back home following a hectic four-day visit to Canada. Her last stop was a visit to the Toronto Sick Kids Hospital. Gideon Hanoomansingh accompanied the official delegation. Click this link for his final report from Canada Read the...
Posted On 28 Apr 2013
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