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Fallout from illegal August strike: NP Fires 68 Workers
Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Fallout from illegal August strike: NP Fires 68 Workers
For "illegal work stoppage"

NP fires 68 employees


...Ex-employees to meet with union today

EXACTLY who will control the municipal corporation of Chaguanas was yesterday still up in the air

Though approached, ILP councillors 'won't cross floor'
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said there will be no negotiations with the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) to gain control of the Chaguanas Borough Corporation

Howai: Govt expected defeat
Minister of Finance Larry Howai: the Government expected defeat at the local government elections

'COP had hard fight'
Chairman Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan:

COP remains strong player in PP—Prakash
COP is blaming the split in votes created by the Jack Warner-led Independent Liberal Party for its poor showing at the local government elections.

Dookeran: 'National shift' in politics

East-West Corridor different
Arima MP Rodger Samuel on COP's Arima loss:

Pt Fortin PNM candidate: Voting delay makes for easier victory
People's National Movement candidate for Techier Village/Guapo in Point Fortin, Sherwin St Hillaire

Point votes again for 'cousin candidates'
IT was the tale of two St Hillaires that brought an abrupt end to voting in Point Fortin in two polling stations

UNC candidate 'loses', then wins Moruga/Barrackpore district
It was only at noon yesterday that Phillip Gonzales, who contested the Moruga/Barrackpore electoral district, was told of the blunder, and that he had in fact won.

I warned you about splitting the vote
Kamla to supporters:

...Still celebrates 'win'
MOST citizens concluded on Monday night that the United National Congress (UNC) had suffered an election loss, but Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar showed up at the party's Rienzi Complex

PM not fazed by Monday's results

Rowley: PNM's a winner
Dismissed Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's analysis of the Local Government Elections results as a victory for the United National Congress (UNC).

Baksh urges UNC, ILP to join forces

Faaiq — a rare joy for ILP
FAAIQ MOHAMMED, the 25-year-old International Relations UWI student who won the electoral district of Charlieville in Monday's Local Government election

Deyalsingh confident of St Joseph win
PNM St Joseph candidate Terrence Deyalsingh yesterday said he felt energised by the party's victory in Monday's Local Government Elections

ILP admits buying $25,000 phone cards
Party needed thousands of mobile phones in order to allow its election agents to communicate on election day

Recount in four regional corporations
Requests from Tunapuna, San Juan, San Fernando and Princes Town Regional Corporations came from three parties, the PNM, UNC and COP

TTFA head tipped for city mayor job
Kazim Hosein, son of former San Fernando mayor Rakeeb Hosein, is tipped to be appointed mayor of San Fernando following the victory of the PNM in Monday's local government elections.

EBC: Ballot papers switched by mistake
The mix-up at the two polling stations in the Point Fortin Borough Corporation during Monday's local government elections was due to a switch error

...They could have handled it differently, says MSJ
Monday's suspension of voting in two polling stations in Point Fortin

State: Section 34 repeal didn't target Piarco accused
The controversial Section 34 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Offences) Act was not a fundamental principle necessary for a fair system of justice.

British national among two women raped

Mighty Sparrow leaves NY hospital
UNDISPUTED Calyspo King of the World Slinger "Mighty Sparrow" Francisco has been released from a New York hospital

Samad gets $20,000 bail
Ishmael Samad Pleaded not guilty to "seeking to influence electors not to vote for the Independent Liberal Party (ILP)" in Monday's local government elections.

Range Rover in Aranjuez
The vehicle, sources say, has been there for the past two years after being seized by officers of the Stolen Vehicle Unit (SVU).

AA plane in emergency landing
After the pilots detected smoke in the cockpit.

Gay book launch sparks row
A BOOK dealing with HIV and human rights in the Caribbean, which was launched in Port of Spain last night, became mired in controversy after gay rights activists questioned the location selected for the event.

School troubles at Malick again
Students of Malick Secondary in Morvant have been forced to stay away from school because of mould for the past month.

Cop charged with taking $2,000 bribe
A CORPORAL with 23 years' service as a police officer faced the court yesterday charged with making a false entry in a police station diary and accepting a $2,000 bribe.

Child: A man 'bodow' Selwyn
Traumatised after witnessing murder...

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