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Rambachan: I Decided to Leave Electoral Politics Long Ago

    DR Surujrattan Rambachan says he was not forced out of the United National Congress (UNC) as he claims is being perpetrated by the media. In a letter to the editor, the current Tabaquite MP said, “I wish to make it abundantly clear that I decided a long time ago that my life plan […]Read More

18 Parties Contesting August 10 General Elections

      EIGHTEEN political parties have fielded candidates for the August 10 general election. The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) confirmed that a total of 150 persons filed nomination papers on Friday. This includes five independent candidates for the following constituencies: Chaguanas East – 1 Moruga/Tableland – 1 St Joseph – 1 Tobago West […]Read More

Deyalsingh Urges Parties to Follow Covid-19 Guidelines

    POLITICAL parties are being urged to adhere to protocols put in place by the Ministry of Health amid the coronavirus pandemic. Minister Terrence Deyalsingh reiterated at Saturday’s virtual media conference that a few incidents occurred on nomination day with large groups gathered to support candidates who filed documents for the August 10 general […]Read More

Tassa, Music Trucks on Nomination Day

  TASSA drums, rhythm sections and music trucks were the order of the day as candidates filed nomination papers on Friday to contest the August 10 general elections. While social distancing and some public health regulations, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, were not observed, supporters from different sides of the political divide united sometimes in […]Read More

Rowley: Come Out to Vote

  POLITICAL Leader of the People National Movement (PNM) Dr Keith Rowley is urging citizens to come out and vote in the August 10 general elections. He was speaking with reporters on Friday, after filing nomination papers to contest the Diego Martin West seat in the upcoming polls. Rowley said, “Many people around the world […]Read More

Errol Fabien Wants to Represent the People in Parliament

    INDEPENDENT candidate Errol Fabien, in the August 10 general election, believes that members of Parliament need to start representing the people and not their political leaders. He made the comments after filing his nomination papers on Friday to contest the St Joseph seat. Fabien said, “I believe that people want a change. The […]Read More

Police Cars with Cameras at Large Polling Stations

    POLICE cars with dashboard cameras will be at large polling stations on election day – August 10. This was revealed by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith during a meeting on Tuesday with Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) Chief Elections Officer Fern Narcis-Scope and Deputy Chief Elections Officer Lena Sahadeo. A release from the Trinidad […]Read More

Political Parties Need Police Permission for Motorcades

  WITH campaigning for the August 10 general elections in full swing, political parties are being advised that they must get police permission for motorcades. This according to Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith. A media release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) on Tuesday stated that all parties contesting the elections had to […]Read More

Listen to Prof La Guerre: TT Voters Will have to

    By Pamela Ramcharan VOTERS in Trinidad and Tobago will have to be forced out of their homes on election day on August 10. This is the view of Professor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies John La Guerre. He said, “People have to be coaxed out of their houses. We are […]Read More

Arima Mayor to Contest D’Abadie/O’Meara for PNM

    THE People’s National Movement has chosen Arima Mayor Lisa Morris-Julian to represent the constituency of D’Abadie/O’Meara in the August 10 general elections. This comes days after retired Brigadier Ancil Antoine’s candidacy was withdrawn for comments he made about the United States at a campaign launch event. Morris-Julian was among six nominees presented by […]Read More