No more ghost gangs in URP

Local Government Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan says under his watch ghost gangs have almost completely been eliminated from the Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) and he is going to personally seek out any existing ghost gangs to remove them. Rambachan made the statement on...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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Timely response by corporation

THE EDITOR: I take this opportunity to thank the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation for a job well done. I especially commend D Ramkissoon of the Litter Warden’s Department for his timely removal of debris at the front of my house. 
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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A bad dream: Rowley is PM, PNM in power

THE EDITOR: I had a very bad dream. I dreamt that Rowley was elected PM and that the PNM had won the elections. My dream continued and I saw the following: All URP workers were immediately removed from their jobs and replaced by PNM supporters. All CEPEP contractors were fired...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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Prime Minister Kamla meets with US Deputy Secretary of State

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar today, April 17 2013, met with US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns to discuss ongoing bilateral issues.
Posted On 17 Apr 2013
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Prime Minister Kamla meets with President of the IADB

Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar today, April 17 2013, met with the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Mr. Luis Alberto Moreno, to discuss issues relating to Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean Region.
Posted On 17 Apr 2013
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Local Government Consultations Schedule

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS   Be The Change You Want To See In Your Communities Consultations on the Local Government Policy Document, “Policy on Local Government Transformation and Modernisation” continue at a venue near you. APRIL Penal / Debe –  ...
Posted On 17 Apr 2013
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Saved by soldiers and police patrol

THE EDITOR: As I walked to pick up my son from preschool, I happened to see a band of teenaged youngsters who congregated not too far from where I was passing. Trying not to pay attention to them, I walked past them despite their unkind and rude remarks about my body.
Posted On 16 Apr 2013
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Brandon Khan poor excuse to cover the truth

Dear Mr. Brandon Khan Your letter on Facebook is a poor excuse  for what was intended. You recently took over responsibility for Sangeet and immediately you tackled the Panchayat. Why?  Your company has been making millions on the sweat of the East Indians. They pay $8000 per...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013
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KAMLA congratulates MADURO

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar congratulates President-Elect Nicolás Maduro Moros Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has congratulated President-Elect His ExcellencyNicolás Maduro Moros on his assumption of the Presidency of the Bolivarian Republic...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013
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Prime Minister delivers high-level remarks at the UN General Assembly

The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has today addressed the United Nations General Assembly’s Thematic Debate on “The UN and Global Economic Governance”. The Prime Minister made a strong appeal, on behalf of Small States –...
Posted On 15 Apr 2013
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