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Kamla: It is alleged

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar brushed aside queries as to the suitability of new National Security Minister Jack Warner. Everything from a prima facie case at FIFA level to eyewitness and video accounts in Trinidad and Tobago were mere allegations or else “somebody would be in jail.” The PM sidestepped the …

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PM’s Ministry of Mystery and Obfuscation

Four days after the announcement of a Ministry of National Diversity and Social Integration, Trinidad and Tobago remains confused about the deliverables of the new State body. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar did not help much when asked for details. The PM offered that Ministers Clifton De Coteau and Embau Moheni …

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PM shuffles her Cabinet; Jacks are wild

Minister of National Security: Jack Warner, M.P Minister in the Ministry of National Security: Collin Partap, M.P Minister of Legal Affairs: Prakash Ramadhar, M.P Attorney General: Senator Anand Ramlogan Minister of the People and Social Development: Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, M.P Minister in the Ministry of the People and Social Development: …

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Party time for two-year-old PP; babysitter wanted

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar shrugged off criticisms of tonight’s People’s Partnership anniversary celebration by asking, rhetorically, if one shouldn’t celebrate a two-year-old’s birthday just because he cannot walk properly. Fair point and Wired868 recommends that parents love their children regardless of any perceived learning disabilities. Following up on the Lady …

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Fixin’ T&T condemns Warner appointment

In the context of the several international and local allegations of corruption, FIXIN’ T&T categorically condemns the appointment of the Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner to the position of Acting Prime Minister. This latest development again brings into question the judgment of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. The Prime …

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PM SC pleads to CCJ… But was it for her sister?

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday announced to Parliament growing confidence in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as she revealed plans to make it the final court of appeal for criminal matters. The London-based Privy Council will continue to have the final word on all civil matters. What a difference …

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PM’s nurse Newton is no cheap date

Vidwatie Newton cost taxpayers just over $860,000 to accompany her sister and Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on 11 trips across the globe, which included stops in England, Australia, India, Brazil and the United States. This cost comprised of airfare, accommodation, meals and incidentals. To add context, ex-West …

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Kamla helps solve Americas’ crime with clichés

The 6th OAS Summit in Colombia is best known for US President Barack Obama’s secret service men’s nocturnal activities with prostitutes. It is arguable whether Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar lifted the gravity of the occasion yesterday with her own speech on organised crime in the Americas. The …

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EMA investigates St Barbara’s fowl smell

Archbishop Barbara Burke, or, if she prefers, “Saint Barbara”, and PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar were surprised by a fowl smell at the launch of the St Barbara’s Primary School in Maloney last Friday. The EMA will now investigate. Wired868 recommends that EMA investigators, during the course of their work, follow the …

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Answers needed on State appointments and SOE

… Fixin’ T&T: Good governance is also a private sector issue Fixin’ T&T, a local non-profit organisation, has called on the business community to accept its role in the governance of Trinidad and Tobago, particularly as much of the commerce enjoyed by the private sector comes from the Government and …

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