Beckles beats Cox for lady vice chairman post
Posted: Monday, October 29, 2012
Beckles beats Cox for lady vice chairman post
PNM Senate leader Pennelope Beckles triumphed over PNM MP Donna Cox for the post of PNM lady vice chairman in yesterday's PNM party election.
Penny, Carolyn seal victory at party elections
Penny is Lady Vice Chairman
Newly-elected Lady Vice Chairman of the People's National Movement (PNM), Senator Pennelope Beckles-Robinson, has two main goals - ensuring the Women's League is "in a state of readiness" for all upcoming elections, and taking a more proactive approach to dealing with "women's issues".
Seepersad-Bachan takes COP chair Dyer-Griffith elected as deputy chairman
Carolyn is COP's chairman
San Fernando West MP, Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan was yesterday elected as the new chairman of the Congress of the People at the party's internal elections.
Carolyn whips Toney in COP elections
Minister of Public Administration Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan yesterday emerged victorious as the new chairman of the Congress of the People (COP).
Nalini calls it quits
Nalini Dial yesterday tendered her resignation from the Congress of the People.
COME HOME TO THE PNM
A STATESMANLIKE Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley urged supporters to "come home to the PNM" as he addressed thousands of happy party members in a packed Grand Stand at Queen's Park Savannah, yesterday, at the PNM 44th Annual Convention.
Rowley's new 'softer' image unveiled at convention
In the address titled "Putting the nation back on track", Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley described as "melodrama" the actions of the Government, saying that each Minister strove to be the main attraction...
London: We must send the signal in Tobago
Tobago House of Assembly chief secretary Orville London, who is soon to name a THA election date, has warned PNMites that the next three months will be very challenging for them.
Nicholas Morris is UNC Youth Arm chairman
Nicholas Morris was on Saturday declared the new chairman of the United National Congress (UNC) Youth Arm following elections earlier in the day at the party's Rienzi Complex headquarters in Couva.
Volney a PNM assetóLee Sing
Port-of-Spain mayor Louis Lee Sing says as long as Herbert Volney remains as the MP for St Joseph, he will continue to be an asset to the People's National Movement.
Imbert: IT shows Govt lies
COMPUTER records show that when defendants asked a judge to throw out their cases on the basis of "Section 34" of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Bill, this law's proclamation had not yet been made public
Promotion dispute at Namdevco
...Reshmi's mother fights for promised post that does not exist
AG denies wrongdoing in OPV arbitration
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan has labelled as "misleading, inaccurate and false" the headline in one of the Sunday edition of one of the daily newspapers relating to the arbitration proceedings on the purchase of Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Coast Guard.
AG slams Rowley over 'reckless' OPV comments
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan says the Government has acted appropriately in the arbitration over the cancellation of three offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) and is confident of a successful counterclaim against British Aerospace Engineering (BAE).
Jack mum on cancellation of three OPVs
National Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday confirmed that Cabinet held discussions on the cancellation of three offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) but refused to divulge any further details.
Acting CoP: Partnership is key to reducing crime
ACTING Police Commissioner Stephen Williams says the Police Caravan initiative was ideal for building closer relationships with communities.
Gibbs' 21st Century Policing scrapped
Senior cops see major benefits
Fr Harvey: Peace treaties won't work
Father Clyde Harvey yesterday said any peace treaty between police and high-risk communities will not work if police officers would not change the way they interact with members of the community.
Lok Jack: Aviation attorneys valued slots at £5m
International aviation attorneys Beaumont Clyde & Company advised the Arthur Lok Jack-led board of directors of now defunct State airline BWIA in late 2006 that the carrier's one pair of landing slots at Heathrow International Airport in London was worth only about five million pounds sterling.
MPATT wants probe
The Medical Professionals Association of TT has asked Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan to launch an independent investigation into the failure of the North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) to provide a craniotomy drill despite requests by the Neurosurgery department of the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.
Hurricane Sandy causes CAL to cancel 12 flights
Ten of today's flights have also been cancelled: BW520/521, 016, 524, 525, 424, 015, 014, 011 and 017.
Sandy to hit US: CAL cancels flights to JFK
Caribbean Airlines last night announced the cancellation of 10 flights to an from the JFK International Airport, New York, United States due to the impending impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Once again, a Venezuelan gunboat has boarded an oil drilling platform in the Gulf of Paria, and claimed that the rig was operating in Venezuelan territorial waters.
Ghost of Section 34
Even before filing the motion of censure against Attorney General Anand Ramlogan, Opposition leader Keith Rowley would have known that it stood no chance against the Government's built-in majority.
Marion O'Callaghan: Evangelising culture
Keith Subero: From banking to blood sport
Police probe deaths of two babies
POLICE in Marabella and Moruga are investigating the deaths of two baby girls who died in separate incidents over the weekend.
Woman to appear in court for murder
A 32-year-old woman of Arouca has been charged with the murder of Ronald Atkins, whose body was found in Manzanilla on October 15.
Teens held with guns in Central
Two teenagers from Carapichaima were arrested, and three guns seized by Central Division police over the weekend.
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