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Preliminary UNC Internal Elections Results: Kamla Defeats Vasant by 12,500

  THE preliminary results of the United National Congress (UNC) internal elections show incumbent political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar beating her challenger by close to 12,500 votes. The elections held across the country on Sunday saw Persad-Bissessar Star team taking all the positions. The deputy political leaders are Dr Lackram Bodoe, Jearlean John and Dr David […]Read More

UNC Members Follow the Star Team

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE results of the United National Congress (UNC) internal elections were slow in coming in after the polls closed at 6 pm on Sunday. Speaking at her constituency office in Penal, incumbent political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said the ballot paper had 40 names and 18 positions and therefore counting would be […]Read More

Smooth Voting in UNC Internals in Charlieville

  By Azlan Mohammed THE internal elections of the United National Congress is running smoothly on Sunday. Voting takes place from 8 am to 6 pm and chairman of the party’s Elections Committee Ramesh Persad Maharaj said there were no hiccups when caught up with him at the Charlieville Presbyterian Primary School around midday […]Read More

Gosine Slams Vasant for Wearing Lotus Jersey

  THE Star candidate for the North East Regional Representative in the UNC internal elections is slamming the leader of the Lotus team for wearing his jersey with a lotus at a polling station. Neil Gosine, who is on the slate of Kamla Persad-Bissessar, said Vasant Bharath has blatantly disregarded standard election rules in place […]Read More

Kamla says No Accommodation with Bharath… As Fake Letter Circulates

  THERE is no accommodation between Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Vasant Bharath. Persad-Bissessar made this statement is a release to the media on Sunday after a letter circulating on social media purporting to be drafted by the general secretary of the United National Congress (UNC). The membership of the party vote for a new executive on […]Read More

Vasant, Councillor Clash Over Lotus Jersey

  By Prior Beharry AS voting for internal elections of the United National Congress (UNC) began on Sunday morning, there are reports of a heated exchange between head of the Lotus team Vasant Bharath and member of the Star team Amit Sooknanan. The UNC councillor for Aranguez/Warner Village, Sooknanan, said he saw Bharath at the […]Read More

List of Candidates for UNC Internal Elections 2020

    THE list of candidates vying for leadership positions in the United National Congress (UNC) is final as the party gets ready for its internal elections on Sunday Current political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Vasant Bharath are contending for the post of political leader. Persad-Bisssessar’s team Team Star will battle against Bharath’s team Lotus […]Read More

Tancoo Calls on Bharath to Apologise

  By Sue-Ann Wayow AS the formal campaigning for the United National Congress (UNC) internal elections came to a close on Thursday night, members of the STAR team led by present political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar called for unity and support in defeating their opponents. And Davendranath Tancoo, Member of Parliament for Oropouche West called on […]Read More

Vasant Questions Validity of Candidate on Star Team Kamla Stands

  By Sue-Ann Wayow CONTENDER for the post of political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Vasant Bharath is questioning the validity of a member of the opposing team to contest the election. Bharath wrote the chairman of the UNC internal election committee Ramesh Persad-Maharaj in a letter dated November 30 stating his concerns […]Read More

Griffith Meets with UNC on Internal Elections

  AS the United National Congress (UNC) internal elections drawers near, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is ensuring that it will be conducted under strict Covid-19 protocols. On Monday, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith met with members of the UNC’s internal elections management committee at the Police Administration Building, Port-of-Spain. A press release by […]Read More