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Rambachan Leaving Politics

GASPARILLO – AFTER 50 years in politics, Tabaquite MP Dr Su­rujrattan Ram­bachan says he will be riding out into the sun. He said he will not be seeking political office again. Rambachan was speak­ing at the Gas­par­il­lo Sec­ondary School dur­ing the UNC’s meet­ing on Tues­day night. He said, “There are those who will say good […]Read More

PNM Saddened by Marlene Charges

THE People’s National Movement (PNM) says it is saddened by the turn of events involving its Port-of-Spain South MP Marlene McDonald who is facing corruption charges. She has also been fire as the Minister of Public Utilities. In a statement on Monday, the PNM said it continued to stand on the side of the law. […]Read More

Kamla: Call Elections Now

OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is telling Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to call elections now. She made the call in the wake of Rowley cancelling of the appointment of Garvin Simonette mere hours before he was to be sworn in as the new Minister of Public Administration. In a statement on Monday, Persad-Bissessar said the […]Read More

After Cabinet Post Revoked, Simonette Resigns as Senator

  GARVIN Simonette has resigned as a senator hours after his appointment as Public Administration Minister was revoked. He was supposed to replace Marlene McDonald who was fired after being charged with corruption. Simonette issued a statement to the media Monday afternoon stating that he sent Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley his resignation from the Senate after his […]Read More

Simonette Appointment Stopped, PM Holds on to Public Administration

PORT-OF-SPAIN – MERE minutes before attorney and PNM Senator Garvin Simonette was to be sworn-in as the new public administration minster, his appointment has been revoked. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will have control of the public administration portfolio until a replacement is found. Simonette was to be sworn in at 2 p.m. on Monday […]Read More