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Posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

PM proposes constitutional reform in Parliament 2-year fixed term for PM Right of recall of MPs Second ballot run-off voting Fixed date for elections

Two-term limit for future PMs
Kamla wants sweeping constitutional changes...

2 terms for Prime Ministers

PP out to wipe up Life Sport mess
Rowley questions timing of new laws

Constitutional reform a distraction, says Rowley

Power to the people
Constitutional amendments propose...

James: Proposed changes to Constitution no big deal
Political analyst Dr Winford James has described as superficial the proposed changes to the Constitution which were presented by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in Parliament yesterday.

Run-off election could change voter habits

Senate to debate 'right to recall' MPs
THE "right to recall" Members of Parliament and a fixed term for a Prime Minister will be debated by the Upper House during its second sitting of the new Parliamentary session

New standing order seeks to end cross-talk

FORMER Sports Minister and D'Abadie/O'Meara MP Anil Roberts yesterday vowed to do all in his power to clear his name in the wake of the Life Sport controversy

Rowley on alleged Life Sport corruption: Cheque stubs found in dump

COP names Metivier caretaker representative for D'Abadie/O'Meara
FORMER deputy mayor of Arima Patricia Metivier

New rules: PM to field questions
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is expected to be questioned for 30 minutes by Opposition members at the next sitting of Parliament under the revised Standing Orders.

Mass demonstration over oil spill today
Petrotrin is bracing for a mass demonstration today outside its Pointe-a-Pierre administration offices

'Price' to audit oil leak
The firm PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services Ltd has been appointed as the independent auditor to investigate the cause of the oil leak at the Pointe-a-Pierre Refinery on July 29

Resident: We feel neglected
Conditions back to normal, says Petrotrin...

Pregnant woman worries for unborn baby

Court rules for South gas stations
Ministry of Energy went beyond its powers when it made a decision to shut down two gas stations in South Trinidad.

Rowley: Probe food card programme
THE Integrity Commission is to be called on to investigate Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's use of Government's TTCard (food card) programme as a political tool on the eve of the next general election.

Couva hospital at advanced stage
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced that a package of health care goodies will soon be delivered to citizens across T&T.

PoS City cops knock Mayor on repairs
... that work is being done on a round-the-clock basis for the rehabilitation and refurbishment of the City Police Headquarters.

Be more innovative
HEADS of the Public Service have been urged to embrace unpredictability if they want to be innovative.

Reporters plead guilty to marijuana possession
TWO Guardian reporters who pleaded guilty to marijuana possession before a Port of Spain magistrate yesterday were each fined and sentenced to several hours of community service.

Depressed man, 18, hangs himself at girlfriend's home
AN 18-year-old man apparently depressed over a romantic issue was found hanging from the rafters of his girlfriend's Brazil Village, Arima home on Sunday night.

Victim a drug user
FELIX GOMEZ, whose body was found on Petrotrin lands with his head almost severed on Saturday, was a drug user and often in trouble with the law, police said yesterday.

Fyzabad pensioner murdered over property dispute
A dispute over ownership of a house led to the murder of Fyzabad pensioner Cosmos Hypolite.

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