Daily Archive for February 26th, 2010

Arimians walk out on Hazel Manning

By Ralph Banwarie and Rhondor Dowlat
February 26, 2010 – newsday.co.tt

Former Minister of Education, current Minister of Local Government and wife of Prime Minister Patrick Mnning, Hazel Manning

Former Minister of Education, current Minister of Local Government and wife of Prime Minister Patrick Mnning, Hazel Manning

TWO WELL-KNOWN Arimians — parang icon Holly Betaudier, 85, and retired teacher and nutritionist Louis Horne — have taken Local Government Minister Hazel Manning to task for describing the borough as being “just bush” 56 years ago.

“It is a pity that the person (Mrs Manning) had to say something like that. If Arima was only bush, 56 years ago, I would never have gone to Edinburgh University in London. Arima was not bush then. Arima made me who I am today. That person really does not know what she is talking about,” Horne stated.
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Kamla is the New Opposition Leader

President George Maxwell Richards Appoints Kamla Persad-Bissessar the Leader of the Opposition

President George Maxwell Richards Appoints Kamla Persad-Bissessar the Leader of the Opposition

One step to govt
She gave an address to supporters and reporters moments after being given her instrument of appointment at President’s House, St Ann’s by President George Maxwell Richards who called it “a most historic occasion”.

Long journey to the top
Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday replaced her ‘political guru’, Basdeo Panday, as Opposition Leader-a position she now adds to an impressive resume.
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