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Monday, April 20, 2015

The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act, 2015 was assented to and became law on January 14, 2015. The Act seeks to reform the procurement laws of Trinidad and Tobago in keeping with principles of good governance, such as accountability, integrity, transparency, and value for mo

Monday, April 20, 2015

As the official vehicle of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar pulled into the front entrance of the Parliament at the Waterfront Complex in Port-of-Spain, on Friday, Cita Humphrey called out to a government minister, begging them to “spare a minute.”

Monday, April 20, 2015

My name is Ajay Rooplal and I played in the Barbados Cup over Easter. 

I’m from Siparia. I know is called, “Sip-Paria”. I never hear anybody call it, “Sipper-Ria”.

Monday, April 20, 2015

In a heartfelt appeal for respect for our national heritage resources, Prof Kenneth Ramchand is calling for funding for a digitisation project of the Evening News, published by the T&T Guardian from 1935 to 1989. Prof Ramchand said there was need for “urgent digitisation of what is a literall

Monday, April 20, 2015

The People’s National Movement (PNM) and the People’s Partnership (PP) have both officially accepted invitations to participate in this country’s first national leadership debates ahead of this year’s general election. PNM chairman Franklyn Khan announced yesterday that Opposition Leader Dr Keith

Monday, April 20, 2015

Venezuelan Ambassador Coromoto Godoy-Calderon has praised Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar for supporting the repeal of the US executive order against Venezuela at the recent Summit of the Americas. Godoy-Calderon was speaking at the press conference by the Movement of Social Justice (MSJ) a

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Congress of the People (COP) will contest at least 13 seats in the next general election. COP political leader Prakash Ramadhar yesterday told the Guardian that the party will go after all the seats it contested in the 2010 elections, and “preliminary work” has started on the selection of can

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) is calling for the removal of T&T Electricity Commission (T&TEC) chairman Sushilla Ramkissoon-Mark while the probe into the purchase of a $26,000 chair is ongoing. The chair was purchased for the T&TEC boardroom table on the fourth floor of St

Sunday, April 19, 2015

RSeveral people, including a Nigerian national, were arrested during an overnight police exercise on Friday in Central Trinidad.

Police also recovered a 9mm Smith and Wesson pistol, along with 16 rounds of live 9mm ammunition at London Street, Longdenville, Chaguanas. 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Newly formed political party, Alliance of Independents (AOI), will this week elect its interim executive as they get set to contest at least five seats in the 2015 general election.

By the end of the month the AOI will also launch its manifesto to the public.

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