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The Trinidad Guardian
I wish him the bestPrime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has wished former government minister Win
I wish him the best
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has wished former government minister Winston “Gypsy” Peters all the best in his future endeavours. The PM made the comment in response to questions surrounding Peters’ resignation from his ministerial post and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Gypsy to start anti-Kamla campaignWinston “Gypsy” Peters yesterday resigned with immediate effect from Prime Mini
Gypsy to start anti-Kamla campaign
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Winston “Gypsy” Peters yesterday resigned with immediate effect from Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s Cabinet, describing her as the “most ungrateful ingrate, if there was ever one, that I have ever met.” Peters said he had made the decision... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Jowelle of San FernandoSan Fernando West independent candidate, Jowelle De Souza, insists that her tur
Jowelle of San Fernando
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
San Fernando West independent candidate, Jowelle De Souza, insists that her turn at the polls on September 7 “will be the first and the last time that I am into this.” The 41-year-old hair stylist, philanthropist and animal welfare activist says her... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PNM candidate’s office robbedThe Opposition People’s National Movement is crying more dirty politics after t
PNM candidate’s office robbed
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The Opposition People’s National Movement is crying more dirty politics after thieves broke into the office of Pointe-a-Pierre candidate Neil Mohammed on Sunday night, stealing business documents and $95,000. This comes a day after PNM PRO Faris... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PNM supporter attacked while posting symbolsA People’s National Movement (PNM) activist preparing for yesterday’s political
PNM supporter attacked while posting symbols
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
A People’s National Movement (PNM) activist preparing for yesterday’s political meeting in San Fernando was attacked and his car damaged by an alleged United National Congress supporter on Saturday. According to police, Marlon Remy, 35, of Circle... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Al Rawi calls on UNC to condemn election violenceWith People’s National Movement banners being burnt, posters being torn down an
Al Rawi calls on UNC to condemn election violence
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
With People’s National Movement banners being burnt, posters being torn down and a supporter being assaulted on Saturday night, the party’s public relations officer Faris Al Rawi is now calling on the United National Congress to condemn acts of... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Death threat for ILP Fyzabad candidate, 2 bullets left in envelopeIndependent Liberal Party (ILP) chairman Rekha Ramjit is calling for personal s
Death threat for ILP Fyzabad candidate, 2 bullets left in envelope
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Independent Liberal Party (ILP) chairman Rekha Ramjit is calling for personal security for all candidates contesting the September 7 general elections after the party’s candidate for Fyzabad, Fabien Assie, discovered an envelope with bullets at his... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Revenue Authority will lead to loss of jobs—MoonilalDeputy political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Dr Roodal Moonila
Revenue Authority will lead to loss of jobs—Moonilal
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Deputy political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling on the trade union movement to say whether it supports the People’s National Movement’s (PNM) plan for the establishment of a Revenue Authority. Speaking at... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Promises of moons agoPrime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday slammed the People's National M
Promises of moons ago
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday slammed the People's National Movement (PNM) manifesto, saying the Opposition still has no plan to take the country forward. Speaking with reporters after a tour of the Carenage Health Facility after... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
New candidate at school openingEven though he is unelected as member of Parliament for Princes Town, United Na
New candidate at school opening
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Even though he is unelected as member of Parliament for Princes Town, United National Congress (UNC) candidate Barry Padarath began assuming some functions as he spoke at the Ministry of Education’s opening of the Princes Town East Secondary School... Read more
9d
The Trinidad Guardian
UNC can’t buy me—MahabirWith 19 days to go before election day and the campaign intensifying, an Indepe
UNC can’t buy me—Mahabir
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
With 19 days to go before election day and the campaign intensifying, an Independent Liberal Party member yesterday accused the United National Congress (UNC) of spreading a false rumour that he had approached them to change camps. Making the... Read more
9d
The Trinidad Guardian
132 candidates vie for 41 seats on Sept 7A total of 132 candidates representing 16 political parties filed nomination pa
132 candidates vie for 41 seats on Sept 7
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
A total of 132 candidates representing 16 political parties filed nomination papers on Monday to contest the 41 constituencies in T&T on September 7. Among the candidates are four independents, namely Phillip Alexander (Diego Martin West), Errol... Read more
10d
The Trinidad Guardian
Youthful party fights the oddsMarijuana researcher turned politician, Marcus Ramkissoon, estimates that if ca
Youthful party fights the odds
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Marijuana researcher turned politician, Marcus Ramkissoon, estimates that if cannabis were to be decriminalised and state dispensaries established throughout the country, revenue generated from the sale of the currently illegal drug should be able to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Independent candidates hopeful of victoryThe People’s National Movement (PNM) and the United National Congress (UNC) can
Independent candidates hopeful of victory
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
The People’s National Movement (PNM) and the United National Congress (UNC) cannot be left alone in this nation’s Parliament. That seems to be the rallying point for several independent candidates who filed nomination papers yesterday to contest the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
‘Late’ ILP man’s papers rejectedThe Independent Liberal Party is claiming discrimination and bias after one of
‘Late’ ILP man’s papers rejected
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
The Independent Liberal Party is claiming discrimination and bias after one of their general election candidates, Hayden Borrell, was denied the opportunity to file his nomination for the constituency of Tabaquite yesterday. This was one of two... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
After 24 years as MP, No regrets for SharmaNow that he is leaving political office, Chandresh Sharma says he is looking fo
After 24 years as MP, No regrets for Sharma
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Now that he is leaving political office, Chandresh Sharma says he is looking forward to spending time with his children, especially his 25-year-old son, who is suffering from cancer. In an interview yesterday, Sharma declared total support for... Read more
11d
The Trinidad Guardian
Bhoe switches to UNCIn a surprise move last night, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar sacked the
Bhoe switches to UNC
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
In a surprise move last night, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar sacked the previously announced candidate for Mayaro Roger Morales and announced a new replacement—businessman Rushton Paray. He was one of five people screened for the marginal... Read more
11d
The Trinidad Guardian
TOP leader on PNM plan: THA model will lead to crisisIf the People’s National Movement (PNM) reforms local government in Trinidad us
TOP leader on PNM plan: THA model will lead to crisis
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
If the People’s National Movement (PNM) reforms local government in Trinidad using the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) model, there will be a crisis of unemployment, poverty and inequality. This is the view of political leader of the Tobago... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PP candidates superior to PNM’s—KamlaIn the face of significant inroads into territory of its (UNC) coalition partne
PP candidates superior to PNM’s—Kamla
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
In the face of significant inroads into territory of its (UNC) coalition partners, political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Kamla Persad-Bissessar told party supporters yesterday that the People’s Partnership could not be in better... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
UNC shows its force in CouvaHold that thought. Following yesterday’s People’s Partnership (PP) rally, the O
UNC shows its force in Couva
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Hold that thought. Following yesterday’s People’s Partnership (PP) rally, the Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) might want to mull over its declaration last Saturday that the coalition was “dead”. Coalition supporters at PP’s Couva rally... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Rowley promises sweeping changesOpposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday promised sweeping changes if the Pe
Rowley promises sweeping changes
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday promised sweeping changes if the People’s National Movement (PNM) is voted into office on September 7. Among the initiatives Rowley said the party would introduce if elected were a new curriculum for the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
‘Too much hypocrisy’Independent Liberal Party (ILP) leader Jack Warner is putting together another
‘Too much hypocrisy’
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Independent Liberal Party (ILP) leader Jack Warner is putting together another political bombshell—one that further intrudes into the private life of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. On Friday night, speaking at an ILP forum in Arima, Warner... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
COP goes with 8 candidatesThe Congress of the People (COP) will not be contesting the marginal Tunapuna a
COP goes with 8 candidates
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
The Congress of the People (COP) will not be contesting the marginal Tunapuna and San Fernando West seats in the September 7 general election, apparently giving them up to the more dominant partner in the People’s Partnership, the United National... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ramadhar hits critics on party’s Tunapuna choice: No issue with UNC man for COP seatPolitical leader of the Congress of the People (COP) Prakash Ramadhar scoffed a
Ramadhar hits critics on party’s Tunapuna choice: No issue with UNC man for COP seat
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Political leader of the Congress of the People (COP) Prakash Ramadhar scoffed at suggestions that the party’s principal coalition partner, the United National Congress (UNC), was encroaching on the COP’s independence. This is despite the COP choosing... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PM: Jack no threat in Chaguanas EastPrime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Jack Warner’s decision to contest th
PM: Jack no threat in Chaguanas East
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Jack Warner’s decision to contest the Chaguanas East constituency will not affect her party’s decision about a candidate or have an outcome on the United National Congress’ (UNC) victory. Persad-Bissessar... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Moonilal to Rowley on journalist’s claims: Take lie detector testIf the political leader of the PNM Dr Keith Rowley wants to prove his innocence
Moonilal to Rowley on journalist’s claims: Take lie detector test
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
If the political leader of the PNM Dr Keith Rowley wants to prove his innocence over allegations of sexual harassment made by a journalist, he should subject himself to a lie detector test. This was the challenge thrown out to Rowley by United... Read more
16d
The Trinidad Guardian
UNC, COP hammer out candidatesThe United National Congress (UNC) and its main coalition partner the Congress
UNC, COP hammer out candidates
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
The United National Congress (UNC) and its main coalition partner the Congress of the People (COP) are scheduled to hold their final meeting tomorrow to determine which seats they would contest—including the key marginals of San Fernando West and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Three candidates vie for Sando WestPeople’s National Movement (PNM) candidate Faris Al-Rawi may have been campaign
Three candidates vie for Sando West
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
People’s National Movement (PNM) candidate Faris Al-Rawi may have been campaigning in the marginal seat of San Fernando West for over a year but one of the UNC’s three prospective candidates, Bishop Jankee Ragoonanan, says he is far ahead in the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PNM furiously deny “inappropriate” Rowley chargesIn a development that has rocked Trinidad and Tobago politics and left both the
PNM furiously deny “inappropriate” Rowley charges
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
In a development that has rocked Trinidad and Tobago politics and left both the main parties scrambling for damage control, Daily and Sunday Express reporter Anika Gumbs resigned with immediate effect, describing in her letter a series of alleged... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Government denies plot with Gumbs against RowleyAs the opposition Peoples National Movement accuses the governing United Nation
Government denies plot with Gumbs against Rowley
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
As the opposition Peoples National Movement accuses the governing United National Congress of a dirty tricks campaign involving former Express journalist Anika Gumbs, directed at Opposition Leader Keith Rowley, the UNC on Saturday moved swiftly to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PNM furiously deny “inappropriate” Rowley behaviourIn a development that has rocked Trinidad and Tobago politics and left both the
PNM furiously deny “inappropriate” Rowley behaviour
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
In a development that has rocked Trinidad and Tobago politics and left both the main parties scrambling for damage control, Daily and Sunday Express reporter Anika Gumbs resigned with immediate effect, describing in her letter a series of alleged... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Taxi drivers against rapid railMaxi Taxi and taxi drivers in T&T are saying a firm and resounding no to any Ra
Taxi drivers against rapid rail
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
Maxi Taxi and taxi drivers in T&T are saying a firm and resounding no to any Rapid Rail system in T&T, whether it comes from the UNC or the PNM, as they say it makes no sense and will only result in a financial burden on tax-payers and a major loss... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Come fight me in Sando WestPeople’s National Movement (PNM) San Fernando West candidate Faris Al-Rawi has
Come fight me in Sando West
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
People’s National Movement (PNM) San Fernando West candidate Faris Al-Rawi has challenged Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal to leave their safe seats and fight him in the key marginal... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Buoyed by polls...After a weekend poll which showed the People’s Partnership (PP) only one seat i
Buoyed by polls...
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
After a weekend poll which showed the People’s Partnership (PP) only one seat in front of the Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) in the general election stakes, United National Congress (UNC) supporters at the party’s Charlieville meeting on... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
UNC continues ‘NoRowley’ campaign: Party mum on source of $$United National Congress campaign manager Rodney Charles was elusive yesterday
UNC continues ‘NoRowley’ campaign: Party mum on source of $$
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
United National Congress campaign manager Rodney Charles was elusive yesterday when asked how much money the party had so far spent on the “NoRowley” election campaign, saying the party will only do so when the People’s National Movement reveals its... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Tunapuna voters still undecided, confusedWith the 2015 general election mere weeks away, all eyes are on the marginal se
Tunapuna voters still undecided, confused
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
With the 2015 general election mere weeks away, all eyes are on the marginal seats especially Tunapuna which is expected to help determine whether the People’s Partnership (PP) retains power or the People’s National Movement (PNM) completes a fifth... Read more
26d
The Trinidad Guardian
Sancho launches campaignUnited National Congress candidate for Toco/Sangre Grande Brent Sancho has prom
Sancho launches campaign
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
United National Congress candidate for Toco/Sangre Grande Brent Sancho has promised constituents a football stadium estimated to cost between $30 m to $40 m, which Cabinet has already approved. Sancho made the announcement to a small group of party... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
After Rowley raises bribery claims against PM on platform, CoP finally orders probeHours after Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley criticised police for not investi
After Rowley raises bribery claims against PM on platform, CoP finally orders probe
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
Hours after Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley criticised police for not investigating an $8.3 million bribery claim against Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in connection with the Section 34 fiasco, acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
COP picks five more candidatesThe Congress of the People (COP) has selected five more candidates for the Sept
COP picks five more candidates
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
The Congress of the People (COP) has selected five more candidates for the September 7 polls but has still not finalised any arrangement with the United National Congress as to which seats it would contest. Deputy political leaders of the Congress... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Too close to call in St JosephPeople’s National Movement (PNM) incumbent MP Terrence Deyalsingh will have a t
Too close to call in St Joseph
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 1 months ago
People’s National Movement (PNM) incumbent MP Terrence Deyalsingh will have a tough fight on his hands to retain the St Joseph seat. Deyalsingh captured the seat in a snap by-election in November 2013 after the resignation of then UNC MP Herbert... Read more

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