INCORRECT TIME as a result of the power outage

Dear readers Throughout the day I noticed particularly on social media networks, a rather big issue has been made about the time appearing on a clock in a photo with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs. As a former Advisor at the Ministry of Energy...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013
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Is Press freedom under threat by the PP Government?

Dear Editor Now that the dust has started  to settle with respect to the recent “media furore”,  it might be instructive to do an objective analysis of the approach of the media to this latest matter. It is interesting that even the IPI has been brought into the matter, so...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013
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IMF: 1.5% GDP Growth in 2013

IMF Concludes Article IV Mission to Trinidad and Tobago Press Release No. 13/98 March 28, 2013 An International Monetary Fund mission held discussions in Trinidad and Tobago during March 15-27, 2013, benefiting from open and fruitful exchanges with government and central bank...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013
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Resumption of Electricity Supply to Nation

Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs Friday March 29th 2013 Press Release Subject: Resumption of Electricity Supply to Nation At 12:25 am on March 29 2013, the Phoenix Park Gas Processors Limited (PPGPL) plant at the Point Lisas Industrial Estate tripped as a result of a...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013
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The Role of the Media is not to make the Gov’t look good

Dear Editor The regarding the statement by Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar regarding the media’s attitude to the Peoples Partnership Government  shows how thin skinned the media is and how much it will not examine its own behaviour with respect to the Government and in many...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013
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Prime Minister Issues Statement on Blackout

In an immediate response to the nation-wide power outage, the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in her capacity as Chair of the National Security Council ordered an increase in the national security alert. This...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013
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PM confined to bed rest

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been confined to bed rest by doctor’s orders. An official release from the Prime Minister’s Office reads: “Further to inquiries, please be advised that the Prime Minister, Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, has the common cold...
Posted On 28 Mar 2013
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Minister, Surgeon: Robotic surgery has many benefits

The Minister of Health, Dr. Fuad Khan, hopes this week’s Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery Workshop can help usher in a new era of health innovation in the country. Speaking with reporters at the Workshop on Wednesday, he said the introduction of robotic surgery could have...
Posted On 28 Mar 2013
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No taxpayers’ $$ for solar powered Community Centres

Taxpayers will no longer have to pay thousands of dollars in electricity bills for Community Centres across the country as the Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs and the Ministry of Community Development are working together to install solar-powered lights at these centres....
Posted On 28 Mar 2013
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Moonilal stands by PM’s statements on media

Government Minister, Dr. Roodal Moonilal, has defended the Prime Minister’s statements on rogue elements within the media. Dr. Moonilal said there has always been a healthy tension between the media and all Governments. “We all agree that in a liberal democracy, the...
Posted On 28 Mar 2013
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