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Voting gets Going in TT With Social Distancing

  SOCIAL distancing measures due to the Covid-19 pandemic has caused long lines at polling stations across Trinidad and Tobago as voting begin on Monday morning. AZPNews.com reporter Sue-Ann Wayow was in the marginal constituency of San Fernando West as polls opened at 6 am. She said there were long lines at the San Fernando […]Read More

Gary Griffith: I’m Not Voting

  By Sue-Ann Wayow POLICE Commissioner Gary Griffith will not be voting in Monday’s general election. The top cop told AZPnews.com on Sunday night that he felt it would not be appropriate. Griffith said, “It is your right and maybe even your responsibility to vote. However as it pertains to my position as commissioner of […]Read More

FFOS: Postpone Elections

  DESPITE Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s statement that the present Covid-19 situation in Trinidad and Tobago was not severe enough to have general elections postponed, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea disagrees. In a statement issued on Thursday, Gary Aboud, corporate secretary of the group stated that this country should follow the example of […]Read More

Rowley: UNC Bribing Voters with Fridges, Stoves

    POLITICAL leader of the People’s National Movement PNM) Dr Keith Rowley has accused the United National Congress (UNC) of bribing voters. He made the allegation a second time at the Peoples’ National Movement’s virtual campaign meeting in Tunapuna on Wednesday night. It was first raised by him at a similar meeting in La […]Read More

Only If Virus Out of Control, Then Elections Will be

    PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley has dismissed any notion of postponing the August 10 General Elections, due to the recent spike in Covid-19 cases. As of Thursday morning, Trinidad and Tobago has 197 cases of Covid-19. This is a paid political advertisement With the increase, two groups – Peoples’ Empowerment Party (PEP) and […]Read More

Brian Manning Wants HDC Units Transferred to Local Government Ministry

This story has been updated to include an Editor’s Note below.   By Sue-Ann Wayow VIRUS or no virus, rain or sun, People’s National Movement (PNM) candidate for San Fernando East Brian Manning will continue campaigning up until election day. On Sunday, Manning greeted members of the Corinth Hills community in San Fernando followed by […]Read More

Flora Singh: I will Strengthen Arima

  UNC’s candidate Flora Singh has vowed to strengthen culture and sport in every community in Arima. She made this revelation at the party’s virtual campaign on Thursday night, as the countdown is on for the August 10 general elections. Singh said, “As I travelled throughout the length and breadth of the constituency of Arima, […]Read More

PEP Calls on President to Postpone General Elections

THE Progressive Empowerment Party (PEP) is calling on President Paula-Mae Weekes to postpone the August 10 general election, following the recent spike in Covid-19 cases. In a letter  on Thursday addressed to the President, PEP’s political leader Phillip Alexander said, “The reason for this writing is out of concern that the general election and everything […]Read More

Kamla Gives Support to Rambally, Mohit

THE United National Congress (UNC) candidates for Chaguanas West and Chaguanas East were joined by their political leader in a motorcade through the constituencies on Wednesday.   UNC political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar rendered support to Dinesh Rambally who will contest the Chaguanas West seat for the UNC and Vandana Mohit who will fight Chaguanas East […]Read More

PNM Manifesto Out This Week

  The Peoples National Movement (PNM) will publish its manifesto for Trinidad and Tobago (TT) by the end of this week. This according to Political Leader Dr Keith Rowley, at the party’s virtual campaign meeting in San Fernando, on Monday night. A manifesto, usually issued before an election, is a public document which outlines policies […]Read More