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Race, politics and coronavirus; President Weekes targets T&T’s biggest challenges on Independence Day

“[…] The lead-up to the [2020] election and its immediate aftermath saw political differences couched in vitriolic racist rants, complete with the most foul language. “[…] While some of these exchanges may have taken place at close quarters, social media provided a convenient and safe vehicle from which to launch …

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Dr Rowley and Cabinet to be sworn in tomorrow, PNM still challenging Padarath’s nomination form

Dr Keith Rowley and his new Cabinet will be sworn in from 4pm tomorrow, after Election and Boundaries Commission (EBC) chairman Mark Ramkerrysingh forwarded the 2020 General Election results to President Paula-Mae Weekes today. The People’s National Movement (PNM) were confirmed to have triumphed by 22 seats to 19, after challenges …

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EBC: UNC requests ‘have no legal bearing on the recount’ and ‘prolonging the process unnecessarily’

“[…] During the recount, there have been requests to inspect additional documents and requests for specimens of initials. These requests have no legal bearing on the recount. “The raising of matters not properly to be considered at a recount, together with non-adherence to the times set by Returning Officers for …

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Supermarket Assoc lifts boycott on Ramsaran’s products after 48 hours, due to ‘full repudiation’ of rant

“[…] In light of the actions taken by Ramsaran’s Dairy products to redress this unfortunate situation, we are satisfied at this time to lift the boycott on Ramsaran’s Dairy Products. “We take this opportunity to remind consumers that the power of choice ultimately lies with the consumer’s decision to lend …

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