All ah we is one, right?
By Reginald Dumas – March 31, 2015
In April 2014 Jaishima Leladharsingh said in an insensitive Facebook comment said that he was “glad (ANR) Robinson (had) gone forever.” Soon after, he launched a racial assault on Anthony McLeod, whom he didn’t know but who he obviously thought was black. McLeod’s photo in fact shows him a mixed race person. Leladharsingh was clearly misled by the name: he must have assumed that Anthony looked like Errol. The Minister should take note.
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All ah we is one, right?
…for Beetham water recycling plant Only 45 % complete…
By Asha Javeed
March 30, 2015 – trinidadexpress.com
Despite the project being only 45 per cent complete, National Gas Company (NGC) has already paid Super Industrial Services (SIS) close to $700 million (70 per cent of the cost) for the Design & Build and Operation & Maintenance of the Beetham Water Recycling Plant.
In March 2014, NGC awarded the billion-dollar contract to a consortium led by Super Industrial Services and its two sub-contractors, Foster Wheeler and Hyflux, for US$167 million (about TT$1 billion).
Continue reading ‘NGC pays $700 million to SIS’
By Raffique Shah
March 29, 2015
Driven by unbridled greed to hold on to power, hence the Treasury, by any means necessary, the Partnership members, all of them, even those who remained silent, are guilty of gang-raping Parliament, of reducing it to the biggest brothel this side of the Atlantic.
Continue reading ‘‘Lynching’ in the House’
By Anna Ramdass
March 28, 2015 – trinidadexpress.com
Said Persad-Bissessar: ” I would like to add my voice to the voices of concern and condemnation for parts of the statement that the honourable Minister made and so I want to make that point up front.”
Persad-Bissessar said she expressed this to Alleyne-Toppin “directly”.
Continue reading ‘PM accepts Vernella’s apology’
Roselyn Alleyne: I was offered $25,000
ROSELYN Alleyne, the mother of the son of People’s National Movement political leader Dr Keith Rowley, said she was offered $25,000 to sign an affidavit against him.
‘GET ROWLEY’ BRIBES
Son of Opposition Leader, mom: Our family was offered $25,000 to induce us to sign affidavit on ‘rape’
By Ria Taitt Political Editor
March 27, 2015 – trinidadexpress.com
Roselyn Alleyne has said she would have been paid handsomely if she had signed a prepared affidavit stating that Keith Rowley had raped her.
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THE WOMEN’S League of the Peoples National Movement has mounted a strong defence of party political Leader Dr Keith Rowley, describing the claims made against him in the Parliament by Government Minister Vernella Allene-Toppin as vile and repulsive. It a statement issued on Thursday, the Women’s League called on citizens to express disgust over the statements made by Alleyne-Toppin. The following is the full statement.
Continue reading ‘PNM: Vernella’s “rape” claim against Rowley vile and repulsive’
UNC ‘Supporters’ Outside Parliament
They turned out to picket the parliament in support of the prime minister, but many didn’t know why or what was taking place in the House.
Continue reading ‘No Confidence Motion Against Rowley: “Waste of time”’
By Michael Harris
March 09, 2015 – trinidadexpress.com
I must confess that I was taken completely by surprise with the news reports last week confirming that the police had received “voluminous” information from Internet service provider Google on the emailgate issue and that the alleged e-mails in the matter were being analysed to determine their authenticity.
Continue reading ‘The spectre of emailgate’
By Laurel V Williams
March 09, 2015 – newsday.co.tt
Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) political leader David Abdulah has dispelled speculation that his party would be joining forces with other political parties in the upcoming general elections scheduled for later this year.
Instead, he said the MSJ had ‘conversations’ with individuals in TT “who are equally upset about what is taking place in the country”.
Continue reading ‘MSJ to fight elections alone’
By Marion O’Callaghan
March 02, 2015 – newsday.co.tt
I WONDER how many people noticed that Ernie Ross, of perhaps one of the most important advertising firms in the country, was reported present at that meeting with Gary Griffith which, in retrospect, was an important factor in the collapse of the Prime Minister’s then Cabinet and the collapse of COP as we knew it? This is not surprising: we are after all not very far from a general election.
Continue reading ‘The spin doctors’