Former Oropouche West MP Stacy Roopnarine has been announced as ex-Minister of Trade Vasant Bharath’s “Deputy” at the upcoming UNC internal elections on December 5.
There has been no comment yet from Mrs Bharath although Mr Live Wire was unreliably informed that Nicole Dyer-Griffith phoned her to offer support and counselling.
Who would want to be a UNC member these days?
Bharath’s decision to join Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Roodal Moonilal in the leadership race offers UNC members the most unwholesome choice of rivals since the movie “Alien versus Predator.”
Persad-Bissessar not only ran the most corrupt Trinidad and Tobago government of all time but half of her Cabinet might be on the sexual offenders list by now.
“Stink Mouth” Moonilal, a man who once publicly attacked Jack Warner for not submitting more housing applications for persons of Indian descent, is famous for holding pholourie fund-raisers that were less transparent than the late Pablo Escobar’s shell companies.
And now Bharath, the man who bought a Porsche on taxpayers’ money, could not make out Anil Roberts in his famous Room 201 video and allegedly threatened ex-National Security Minister Gary Griffith in a witness tampering scandal involving PCA director David West which led to a Cabinet shake-up.
Bharath had allegedly asked Griffith, via a text message, to consider whether his “partners would believe that he did not know what statement the AG was referring to.”
Roopnarine, a former roommate of Griffith’s, thinks Bharath is just the man that her country needs.
“In my own view,” said Roopnarine, via a press statement, “the UNC as a major political party is at a state where we need to focus on building the organisation from the ground up.”
And who better to build from the ground up than a man who was rejected at the polls and a woman who was rejected by her party’s screening committee?
Meanwhile, in the halls of governance, the Prime Minister continued his passive-aggressive relationship with the media by not appearing to explain the particulars of his wife, Sharon’s, trip to Malta for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting on November 27-29.
Once more, Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie did a sterling job of filling in the blanks.
Cuffie said, according to the Trinidad Guardian, that he couldn’t say why the PM’s wife had to accompany him, or give a cost for the Malta trip.
Well, that answers that then.
It is not that Mr Live Wire has anything against Mrs Rowley making her international bow and simultaneously stealing Michelle Obama’s thunder as the world’s most elegant first lady.
Not to mention the fact that “Keithos” didn’t fare too well the last time he left his wife at home and went down San Fernando to play mas.
But the damn conference is just three days long. So yuh mean Rowley couldn’t spend those three nights getting better acquainted with his new Foreign and Caricom Affairs Minister, Dennis Moses, and going over CHGOM notes?!
And is that the best signal to send to the public after a penny pinching budget and when citizens still afraid to say “full it up” at the gas station?
Of course, it might well be that Sharon is paying her own way or she might provide professional services to the Prime Minister there, which would make her presence worth every cent—by which we mean as a legal expert, get your mind out of the gutter!
There is a third option. Most married men actually like a little free time here and there without hearing the madam moaning: “What you still doing on that laptop?! Oh gorm, come in bed nah…”
Dr Rowley, please blink three times and touch your nose if Sharon is making you carry her!
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Waaaw!! Ah Deputy IS essential, ent!!!!
She looking like she have ah extra pair of chromosomes …..
Does vasant have a mrs? Hmm always thought it was only him.cant recall seeing the mrs is any meeting.
What is this useless opportunistic character’s claim to fame eh?What about Gary griffith and Nicole griffith ideas about this woman ?What did this deputy kinda woman did for the people and country? Only Skin then grin ?? ..Vasant like youre desperate? look Go Kick this parasite straight out your selections. ie if you want a win..These kind of airheads done a lot of damage to the UNC’s identity..Kick she arse right out !
A deputy is a. ‘Second in command’ & one who acts for the boss when the boss is unavailable
Does she have the requisite experience & maturity to carry that awesome responsibility?
She was sidelined by Kamla for accusing suruj of acting inaporopriately. Now she out of parliament
How can they impact the opposition given that neither of them are in any of the parliamentary chambers?
They are the best pick but in the wrong place
A visit to the CHOGM site lists a Women’s Forum whose aim is to raise awareness of women’s issues and show how women’s contributions can have a positive impact politically, economically and socially.
Satire aside we still need to inform. Mrs. Rowley’s attendance should not really be up for debate as activities are usually carded for the spouses of Heads of States, we hosted one of these before…….guess we were too busy protesting to notice.
I have it on good authority that the PM bawled out several of his ministers after the Budget Debate, telling them that “We don’t have time for that kind of foolishness; we have a country to run.”
I want to say something similar to the media, including Wired868. “We have to make sure the country is properly run. Do we really have time for this foolishness?”
Define deputy 4 some of dem
Lasana say “former roommate”
I’m always respectful to authority figures you see. 🙂
The house in Westmoorings sell yet?
No. Vasant bought a house there recently.It made news.
he is soooo naughty…
sshe was always too full of herself, that’s where she belong
Ask nicole about being a deputy she can give some. Guidance to ms bharath
A DEPUTY ESSENTIAL.
Very good position for her and she always remain in that position lol
She likes being a deputy