Verna's Going Back to Her Roots
Posted: Sunday, June 24, 2012
Verna's Going Back to Her Roots
Dismissed Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development, Verna St Rose-Greaves, yesterday hit back at Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's decision to dismiss her from her Cabinet...
Verna blanks Kamla's Costa Rica offer
Convinced that she had delivered, sacked Gender Affairs, Youth and Child Development Minister Verna St Rose-Greaves has rejected outright an offer from Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to be appointed as this country's Ambassador to Costa Rica.
Verna Turns Down New Job
Fired gender affairs minister says she did her part and there's no quarrel with her work, but...
I worked with street children, at-risk women, says Marlene
Marlene Coudray believes her work with street children and at-risk women in San Fernando has prepared her well to take on the job of minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development.
Marlene's move makes way for COP mayor
The elevation of Marlene Coudray to Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development has paved the way for the appointment of a Congress of the People (COP) mayor in San Fernando.
Jack coming with new crime plan
National Security Minister Jack Warner has promised to crack down on crime and return Trinidad and Tobago to a level of normalcy, even if it means bringing back the flying squad and other measures that worked in the past.
Manning on reshuffle: People of T&T the real losers
San Fernando East MP Patrick Manning says the people of Trinidad and Tobago will be the real losers following the Cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Friday.
Panday: T&T has biggest Cabinet in the world
Former prime minister Basdeo Panday says Trinidad and Tobago now has "the biggest Cabinet in the world, per capita."
Vernella: 'Demotion' not due to credit card issue
"Demoted, but not demotivated". That was the first comment from Vernella Alleyne-Toppin on the Cabinet reshuffle yesterday...
Political analyst: Cabinet reshuffle a recipe for chaos
Political analyst Dr Bishnu Ragoonath insists that the splitting of ministries by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in her reshuffle is a recipe for chaos.
Reshuffle will strengthen PP
Congress of the People (COP) political leader, Prakash Ramadhar, yesterday said the Cabinet reshuffle will strengthen the two-year-old People's Partnership (PP) Government.
Singh: I have a passion for fixing problems
Former public utilities minister and newly appointed Minister of the Environment and Water Resources Ganga Singh said last Friday night he was humbled to be asked to serve in the People's Partnership Government.
Bharath sad to be leaving ministry
Despite his request to remain as Minister of Food Production, Land and Marine Resources, Vasant Bharath is the new Minister of Trade, Industry and Investments.
Mariano backs Howai in Finance
Former People's National Movement (PNM) minister in the ministry of finance, Mariano Browne, commenting on the appointment of Larry Howai as Finance Minister, said yesterday Howai had all the necessary attributes to be a good Minister of Finance.
Abdulah: PP values loyalty not competence
Party loyalty not competence and using state funds as political patronage are just two of the things that bothered Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) leader David Abdulah and played a pivotal role in him pulling out of the People's Partnership (PP) government.
Cadiz seeks more $$$ for ministry
New Minister of Tourism, Stephen Cadiz, who is expected to receive his instrument of appointment tomorrow, said yesterday that while he is looking forward to his new portfolio, he believes more money should be pumped into the ministry that he now heads.
People should know how $ spent
Intent on tackling issues of accountability and transparency, newly-appointed Minister of Communications, Jamal Mohammed, yesterday said one of his first priorities in office will be to devise mechanisms to apprise citizens of how their taxpayers' dollars are spent.
'Biggest hurdle is finding staff'
4 new ministries with PM's Cabinet shake-up...
PNM taking stock of itself
Public relations officer of the Opposition People's National Movement Faris Al-Rawi is confident that if a general election is called tomorrow his party stands an excellent chance of being returned to office...
Imbert: PP ducking questions
Two months after former finance minister Winston Dookeran failed to reveal the salaries of several heads at various state agencies, Diego Martin North East MP Colm Imbert is questioning what is responsible for the delay.
The metayers of Tobago
Emancipation in 1834 did not hit Tobago nearly as hard as Trinidad since Tobago had no free crown lands for ex-slaves to squat upon and thus those who did not emigrate were compelled to continue working for the planters.
Andre Bagoo: Bold Cabinet shake-up
Martin Daly: The Ollivierra CV
Selwyn Ryan: David and Goliath
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Sunity Maharaj: Rescue capers of the week
Raffique Shah: Yesterday, today, tomorrow
Ugly side of police transfers
According to Deputy Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams, an administrative transfer has to do with the distribution of manpower at different police stations...
Cop in 2 girls' sex assault case freed
After spending two nights in custody, the police constable who was arrested after two girls made a report that they were sexually assaulted by the officer, was ordered released from custody yesterday.
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