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May 24th, 2018 is now a historic day in Barbados, after that country elected Mia Amor Mottley, political leader of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), as its first female Prime Minister yesterday.

Mottley’s election came eight years after Kamla Persad-Bissessar was elected as T&T’s first female Prime Minister on the same day in May, and follows...

Monday, July 25, 2011

In a sign of adamance amidst FIFA’s permanent ban against him yesterday following a two-day hearing into bribery allegations by its Ethics Committee, Mohamed bin Hammam is prepared to challenge the football governing organisation for what his lawyer Eugene Gulland referred to as...

Monday, July 25, 2011

Singer Amy Winehouse, infamous for erratic public behaviour, arrests and drug problems, was found dead at her apartment in London yesterday. She was 27.

Monday, July 25, 2011

The Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) will never agree to a wage ceiling of five per cent regardless of who says what or who signed what, maintains president general of the union Ancel Roget on Friday last. “They could sign it with WASA or the Prime Minister.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Almost one month after Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar appointed Barataria/San Juan MP Fuad Khan as the country’s new Health Minister, he continues pursuing his medical practice at the St Augustine Private Hospital.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Just one month into assuming office, Transport Minister Devant Maharaj is locking horns with the SWWTU over a contract award. At a meeting of union members yesterday, SWWTU president Michael Annisette described the approach taken by Maharaj in interfering with the jobs of fast ferry workers as...

Monday, July 25, 2011

Transport Minister Devant Maharaj has promised to investigate allegations that orphans were left to starve when their caregivers were abused and refused aboard the inter-island ferry from Tobago to make way for relatives and friends of employees of the Port Authority of T&T. Maharaj said he...

Monday, July 25, 2011

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, in pursuing a mutually acceptable solution to the current demands of the trade unions, acknowledges the rights of workers to a compensation package that will enhance their quality of life. In doing so, however, the Government is cognisant of the need to...

Monday, July 25, 2011

Minister of Housing and Environment Dr Roodal Moonilal has come in for huge praise for his handling of the Community-based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (Cepep) in the latest finding of a Nacta poll. Some 300 respondents were interviewed. According to respondents, Dr...

Monday, July 25, 2011

Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial is taking a pro-active approach to fighting crime in her constituency. She met with residents of Brickfield Village last week to discuss recent proposals that will see 21st century policing coming from August 6. Ramdial said the initiative would involve policemen...

Monday, July 25, 2011

Former prime minister of St Lucia, Dr Kenny Anthony has reiterated that the world’s ills involve the three Ps—pollution, population and poverty. He made this comment delivering the feature address at the book launch Sustainable Development: Towards A Judicial Interpretation, at the Faculty of...

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