UNC rejects “STOLEN MONEY” assertion by Senator Balgobin

MEDIA STATEMENT The United National Congress completely rejects the assertion that any of its activities is funded by “Stolen Money”.
Posted On 27 Apr 2013
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Dissatisfied with DPP’s take on Guanapo church matter

Well, I tell you! I have read the DPP’s “report” issued in response to the Prime Minister’s request for an inquiry into the building of the church at the Heights of Guanapo and all I can say is that we can resign ourselves to the increasing impunity and bravado on the part of...
Posted On 27 Apr 2013
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Town and Country backlog less than 100

THE Town and Country Planning Division (TCPD) has whittled down its applications backlog from thousands to about fewer than one hundred. It has also introduced new systems to bring about efficiency and faster processing of applications.
Posted On 27 Apr 2013
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1200 Certificates of Comfort handed out by PP government in 2 years

The Land Settlement Agency (LSA) of the Ministry of Housing on Tuesday handed out 300 Certificates of Comfort to people who had been squatting on state lands for several years, giving them the comfort of knowing that they would finally own a piece of land.
Posted On 27 Apr 2013
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30 ‘squatters’ get Certificates of Comfort

Thirty persons received Certificates of Comfort (CoC) from the Land Settlement Agency on Tuesday night at the Arima Town Hall. Sixteen of the recipients were from Arima, and 14 from Bon Air West. Dr Lincoln Douglas , Minister of the Arts and Multiculturalism and MP for Lopinot/...
Posted On 27 Apr 2013
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Trinidad PM urges fresh effort in trade talks between Canada, Caricom

Talks on a free trade agreement between Canada and a group of 15 Caribbean countries appear to have stalled and need to be reinvigorated to meet a year-end deadline to conclude a deal, says Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.
Posted On 26 Apr 2013
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Top cop: Warner was driving force in service

Former national security minister Jack Warner was an “exceptional” minister and the driving force to make the police service more efficient and effective. So said acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams who paid glowing tribute to Warner yesterday. The acting top cop was...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013
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Jack resigns as MP

JACK Warner, 70, last night announced that he will today advise Speaker of the House of Representatives Wade Mark of his resignation from Parliament as Chaguanas West MP effective midnight tonight, in the process triggering the holding of a bye-election for the seat within 90...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013
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Warner: I will never betray the Prime Minister or the UNC

Chaguanas West Member of Parliament Jack Warner addressed his constituents at a meeting at the Pierre Road Recreation Ground in Charlieville on Thursday night, as he sought to clear the air on his recent resignation as National Security Minister and chairman of the United...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013
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PNM people guilty of voter padding

Hollow politics and slow justice It has taken more than a decade for the court to throw out, for want of prosecution, 28 charges of voter padding in the 2000 gene­ral election. The decision re-opens a politically driven chapter, now only dimly recalled, and also gives fresh...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013
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