Kamla: Baptists are heroes

PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar hailed the men and women of the Spiritual Shouter Baptist community as heroes whose great deeds and accomplishments can inspire the people of this country. In her Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day Message to the nation, the Prime...
Posted On 30 Mar 2013
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St Barbara’s Shouter Baptist Primary School, Maloney

After 14 years of waiting for school Spiritual Baptists shout for joy “Growing up I was ashamed to say I was a Spiritual Baptist. I used to hide my religion from my peers. People always scorned us. They would say we did devil ting. I think they just didn’t understand the shouting...
Posted On 30 Mar 2013
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Kamla makes list of top ten best-dressed world leaders

PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been named on Vanity Fair’s list of the top ten best-dressed world leaders. “Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most,” according to its website, vanityfair.com. The...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013
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Government’s handling of blackout deserves praise

It occurred just after midnight Friday. Some say at 1.30am. Nevertheless, a nationwide blackout was brought to an end by ten am the following morning with most areas getting back their electricity by seven am. More than this WASA whose facilities were also affected was brought...
Posted On 29 Mar 2013
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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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