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Rowley assumes Marlene’s portfolio; as Simonette appointment ‘cancelled in light of new information’

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has assumed the portfolio of Minister of Public Administration, after Port of Spain South MP Marlene McDonald was fired from the Cabinet for a third time this morning. The Ministry of Communications initially stated that Senator Garvin Simonette, an attorney by profession, would be sworn-in …

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Cedenio: My name is cleared! Track star admits to being held over Tobago road fatality

Twenty-three year old international track star Machel Cedenio has admitted to being the athlete questioned in relation to a road fatality in Tobago. The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service was careful not to name the athlete who was detained for three days and placed on an identification parade, as part …

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Fixin’ T&T: Rowley did right thing; but procurement legislation and stronger DPP needed

Civic watch group, Fixin’ T&T, has congratulated Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley for doing “the right thing” in dismissing Housing and Urban Development Minister Marlene McDonald. However, the group also urged Rowley to prioritise meaningful legislation on procurement, campaign financing, party financing and whistle blowing and create a more financially …

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Fixin’ T&T: PM continues attack on independent institutions

Fixin’ T&T categorically condemns the attack on the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) by Prime Minister (PM) Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Attorney General (AG) Garvin Nicholas. This naked attempt to intimidate deputy DPP Joan Honore-Paul is reminiscent of those directed towards: ·         Mr David West – Director of …

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