Daily Archive for May 29th, 2011

Prime Minister Stands by Jack Warner

OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER
13-15 ST. CLAIR AVENUE, ST. CLAIR
REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

MEDIA STATEMENT ON THE “PROVISIONAL SUSPENSION” OF JACK WARNER

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-BissessarIt is a fundamental tenet of the rule of law that a man is innocent until proven guilty.

This right is enshrined in the constitution of the republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is an important pillar in our system of justice.
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I arrived in 1946

By Raffique Shah
May 28, 2011

Raffique ShahWHEN discussions on Indian Arrival Day first surfaced sometime in the 1970s, United Labour Front (ULF) founding ideologue Lennox Pierre insisted that I should intervene in the debate over a public holiday to mark the Indian presence in Trinidad. At the time, the Indian Review Committee, led by Ramdath Jagessar, vociferously argued in favour of marking the arrival of Indian immigrants in 1845.
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