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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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‘There is nothing sinister here!’ Doctors dismiss claim that MoH suppressed Covid results before election

Dr Roshan Parasram, chief medical officer at the Ministry of Health, and Dr Naresh Nandram, the principal medical officer of the Epidemiology Division, were asked to defend their professional ethics today, after a suggestion that the approach of health care professionals to Covid-19 was altered for political reasons—in the build-up …

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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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