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‘Do so ent like so’: Raffique Shah looks at UNC’s reaction to Jwala’s sacking

I am surprised that so many people are surprised by the termination of services—firing, suspension, the euphemistically-couched “sent on administrative leave”—of several senior government officials, the most prominent being Governor of the Central Bank, Jwala Rambarran. Clearing the politically-constructed State-stables of partisan appointees is a ritual that occurs every time …

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Kamla wins UNC catfight! Ex-PM still number one in number two party

You can call her “Queen KPB.” Well, she has been called worse. Former prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar re-established herself as the number one in the number two party yesterday, as her “Team UNC” whipped Dr Roodal Moonilal’s “Team Loyalists” and Vasant Bharath’s “Team Reconnect” in the UNC’s internal election. It …

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T&T has a new PM! Rowley takes over town; Kamla shuts down

Taxi for Kamla Persad-Bissessar! In the end, it transpired that Trinidad and Tobago was not the only thing that the UNC political leader had not been properly servicing. After a less than gracious concession speech, the Siparia MP hopped into “PM1”, only for the vehicle to refuse to budge. Who …

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