'PRESIDENCY NOT IMPOTENT'
Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
'PRESIDENCY NOT IMPOTENT'
ANTHONY Thomas Aquinas Carmona, His Excellency the President, yesterday called for "real change" and declared that his office is not impotent as it still has powers which he will have no hesitation in enforcing.
President Carmona: We are one
Newly sworn-in President Justice Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, flexing his presidential muscles in his inaugural address yesterday, said the office of the president was not impotent and warned he intended to keep a close check on the Government's conduct.
President Carmona in inaugural speech: I have powers you do not think I have
Thousands cheer at Carmona's swearing-in
Fyzabad comes out for hometown boy
to witness yesterday's swearing-in ceremony of President Anthony Carmona.
High praise for Carmona's first address
...Nothing but the best for head of state
That is the motto of Santa Flora Government Primary School, the alma mater of Trinidad and Tobago's fifth President, Senior Counsel Anthony Carmona.
President warned about Govt bullying
Will Trinidad and Tobago's new President, Anthony Carmona, be bullied into carrying out the whims and fancies of the Government which was responsible for his presidential ascendancy?
...Analyst: Carmona is his own man
Through his inaugural speech, President Anthony Carmona has made it clear that he's his own man.
Mrs Carmona, PM wore blue
Blue, the colour of royalty, was the style of choice for Mrs Reema Carmona, wife of President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona, and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, at the President's swearing-in ceremony yesterday.
Richards: State of President House national disgrace
Former president George Maxwell Richards has broken his silence on the dilapidated condition of the official residence for T&T's Head of State, stopping short of declaring the condition of the structure a national disgrace.
Max joins fight to save historic State buildings
National Trust looks for $$ from Cabinet
Patriotism Week to focus on instilling national pride
The Ministry of National Diversity and Social Integration is hoping to instill national pride in citizens by introducing Patriotism Week which will run from today to March 24.
Jury out on benefits of alliance between Rowley and Ramesh
There would be a lot of people—even in the PNM— who would feel uncomfortable about an alliance between former UNC attorney general Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj and PNM leader Keith Rowley
PNM MPs decline comments on Ramesh
Roget: Politics and oil don't mix
....president foresees months of fuel shortage
Ecuador lobbies T&T on human rights measures
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran has met with his Ecuadorean counterpart, Ricardo Patino, as diplomatic efforts increase to encourage T&T's support for contentious proposals to reform the Inter-American human rights system.
Police get nod for 88 new vehicles
Maintenance of police vehicles for the years 2006, 2007 and 2008 totalled $80 million, while new purchases of 497 vehicles for the same period cost $86 million.
Picton, Laventille residents take steps against crime
Although National Security Minister Jack Warner and Sports Minister Anil Roberts were a no-show at Pump Trace, Picton, Laventille on Sunday residents praised Warner for the initiative taken to assist in helping them construct a sporting facility.
No to 'saggy pants'
NATIONAL Security Minister Jack Warner says the Emperor Valley Zoo in Port-of-Spain did the right thing when its management team decided to deny entry to men inappropriately dressed in sagging trousers that expose their jockey shorts or other choice of underwear.
'He spat in my face'
POLICE Constable Valentine Eastman yesterday told a San Fernando magistrate that soca artiste Rodney "Benjai" Le Blanc spat in his face.
Ian Alleyne to be sentenced today
Guilty businessman set free
THE businessman who was charged two years ago with breaching curfew restrictions and resisting arrest was yesterday reprimanded and discharged of these offences by a Port-of-Spain magistrate.
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