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Tag Archives: 2013 Local Government Elections

PM awarded for her democratic gifts; and it’s not from the PNM!

Finally, there is some good news for Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as well as recognition of her inimitable leadership. Yesterday, Persad-Bissessar was awarded the 2013 “Democracy Medal” by the 46th World Conference of the International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC) in Antigua. She shared the honours with Jamaican …

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How to con a con: Warner gets Jack-ed in Chaguanas mayor race

“Thy’s a Judas,” stated one onlooker, as councillors met at the Chaguanas Borough Corporation yesterday to select a new mayor. The female commenter did not quite pull off the King James version-speak; but one got the picture. An evil deed of biblical proportions had just been executed. “We want the …

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Election overview: Everybody wins and loses; especially COP

There were victory speeches and angry finger pointing up and down Trinidad last night as five political parties assessed the figures from yesterday’s Local General Elections and decided that either their team had won or the voters were the real losers. PNM political leader Keith Rowley had most to be …

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Now you ent see me: PM defrauds Debates Commission

The Trinidad and Tobago Debates Commission and members of the public still capable of feigning surprise at local politics were in fits today after confirmation that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will not take part in tomorrow’s Leaders’ Debate. Mr Live Wire himself almost exploded at breakfast. “Honey, can you believe …

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Nicholas scores own goal with Warner attack

Trinidad and Tobago’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Gavin Nicholas, gave an unwelcomed reminder yesterday as to why ambassadors are better seen than heard. And only when those are the only two possible options. Nicholas, the former People’s Partnership press secretary, told the Trinidad Express that Chaguanas West MP …

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Strictly come voting: Jack gets new dance partner

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner showed he has not lost his famous knack for comedic timing and short term memory loss last night as he entertained spectators at the ILP presentation of local government candidates in Chaguanas. A veteran comedian, Warner kept a straight face as he pointed out that …

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Behind the iron throne: The Cabal descends into chaos

The Lady Prime Minister summons her closest advisors, called the “Cabal”, to discuss control of the iron throne and a threat in Middle Trinidad from Lord Jack, who has risen from sure death like a phoenix; nay, a cockroach. Lord Anand, the Master of Coin, tries to assist her with a mathematical conundrum.    …

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