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Raving tributes as Robinson passes on
Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Raving tributes as Robinson passes on
GIANT OF A MAN - RIP December 16, 1926 – April 9, 2014


The life he lived
Death of a statesman

Tobago to celebrate son of the soil

Mandela style State funeral for Robinson
...arrangements made for former South African President Nelson Mandela's funeral last year may be considered

Kamla: Full State funeral for former president

UWI academic Norman Girvan dies in Cuba
University of the West Indies Professor Emeritus Norman Girvan passed away in Cuba yesterday, three months after he became paralysed following a fall while hiking in Dominica.

Norman Girvan dies

Nation bows its head in sorrow
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, former president and prime minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, died at St Clair Medical Centre.

An unwavering patriot
President Carmona mourns with the nation:

Max: Robinson fulfilled his potential
Prof George Maxwell Richards: Arthur NR Robinson transformed the Office of the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago into a "major force”, his successor as this country's Head of State

...Only citizen to hold T&T's three highest offices

Autobiography flies off shelves
WITHIN hours after if was announced that Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, the only person to hold this country's three highest offices had passed away, the written account of his life started to fly off bookshelves.

Thong: Robbie my hero
FORMER Special Branch police officer Kenrick Thong, a member of Arthur NR Robinson's personal security detail who lost his leg as a result of a gunshot wound sustained during the 1990 attempted coup...

ICC hails 'grandfather' Robinson
THE International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday extended condolences to the people of Trinidad and Tobago on the passing of former prime minister and president Arthur NR Robinson

Robinson an incredible man
FORMER Chief Justice Michael de la Bastide:

A legacy of leadership
Rowley pays tribute:

Jack: One of the most influential
POLITICAL leader of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) Jack Warner:

He was the villain
PROMISING to tell the nation everything that led to him attempting to overthrow the then NAR government in 1990, Jamaat al Muslimeen leader Imam Yasin Abu Bakr yesterday described the then prime minister at the time of the coup - ANR Robinson - as a "villain."

A different view of 'attack with full force'
Muslimeen head Bakr:

TT to get $B IT sector
Cabinet has approved a $1 billion investment by a "significant player"in the region's Information Technology (IT) sector.

La Brea breathes easier
Mounds of decaying, foul-smelling dead fish were buried deep in the sand.

Suruj tours DM highway
WORK on the first phase of the four-lane Diego Martin Highway is on schedule, within budget and due for completion by mid-July

Adviser: Plot to get rid of Delmon Baker

Shabby Police stations
... blame should go to the weak security systems as the present day conditions at the police stations are not suitable to secure such important evidential matter

Boy dies after hitting head in fall
Two years after he was rescued from a dog kennel in Cascade and placed in the care of the State, 14-year-old Brandon Hargreaves died on Tuesday night after falling and hitting his head.

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