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Duke: Citizens Should be Concerned about Public Service Hiring Freeze

    By Sue-Ann Wayow THE freeze on the hiring of persons in the public sector announced by Finance Minister Colm Imbert on Monday did not sit well with president of the Public Services Association (PSA) Watson Duke. In a live streamed press conference on Thursday, Duke said, “The minister was using words in a […]Read More

Duke Can’t Use Machel’s Buss Head

    POLITICAL leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) Watson Duke is not authorised to use a song by Machel Montano and Bunji Garlin. Attorney Larry Williams, acting on behalf of Machel Montano stated in a letter dated August 21 that the song Buss Head released in 2017 was being used for Duke’s political […]Read More

Duke wants N95 Masks for Immigration Workers

  PRESIDENT of the Public Services Association (PSA) Watson Duke wants N95 respirator masks for immigration and customs workers. He has given Minister of Health Terrance Deyalsingh 48 hours to provide them with these masks to protect them from contracting the novel coronavirus. At a press conference at the PSA office, Abercromby Street in Port-of-Spain […]Read More

PNM Slams Duke, says Government Paid $6 Billion to Public

  THE People’s National Movement says it is disgusted by the “offensive outburst” of President of the Public Services Association Watson Duke. Duke has since apologised for his use of the N word during a news conference at the PSA office in Port-of-Spain on Monday when he urged public servants not to vote for the […]Read More

Duke says Sorry for Use of ‘N’ Word

  A day after he used a racial slur, President of the Public Services Association Watson Duke says he is sorry, but only to those who do not understand the meaning of the N word. At a press conference on Monday, Duke said “black people” and “n——” should not vote for the PNM in the […]Read More

Watson Duke Tells Public Servants Don’t Vote for Local Government

  PRESIDENT of the Pub­lic Ser­vices As­so­ci­a­tion (PSA) Wat­son Duke is calling on public servants, who have not received a pay increase since 2013, not to vote in the December 2, Local Government Elections. Speaking at a press conference at the PSA offices in Port-of-Spain, on Monday, Duke said, “The min­is­ter finds it quite com­fort­able […]Read More

Watson Duke Claims PNM will Replace Kelvin Charles in Tobago

Watson Duke LOWLANDS – POLITICAL leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) Watson Duke is claiming that the hierarchy of the People’s National Movement PNM) wants Kelvin Charles out of the party’s Tobago Council. He said that Charles, who is Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), will be replaced by THA presiding […]Read More

Griffith Slams Detractors: No Popularity Contest

  POLICE Commissioner Gary Griffith has taken to social media to answer his critics saying he makes “decisions based on what is right and not what is popular.” In a Facebook post titled No Popularity Contest on his personal page, Griffith said, within the past few weeks he has made controversial decisions that have caused […]Read More

Watson Duke Leaves PSA to Contest General Elections

  PRESIDENT of the Public Services Association Watson Duke says he will be resigning his post to fight the next general elections in Trinidad and Tobago due next year. At a press conference at the PSA’s head office in Port-of-Spain on Monday, Duke said, “I will not be running for seats in Tobago alone. “I […]Read More

Duke May Join in Sat’s Sedition Lawsuit

  PUBLIC Ser­vices As­so­ci­a­tion (PSA) Pres­i­dent Wat­son Duke is con­sid­er­ing join­ing in a constitutional challenge against Trinidad and Tobago’s colonial-drafted sedition legislation filed by Sanatan Dhar­ma Ma­ha Sab­ha (SDMS) sec­re­tary gen­er­al Sat­narayan Maharaj. He revealed this while speaking to reporters outside the Port-of-Spain Magistrate’s Court on Friday when he was placed on $250,000 bail with […]Read More