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Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

...plans to debate the measures in the Senate next Tuesday have been scrapped by Government.

Govt needs one Independent vote to pass Constitution (Amendment) Bill

The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2014 has been passed

Kamla agrees to 3 amendments
COP MPs fail to sway Govt on reform bill

COP MPs split on vote
THE CONGRESS of the People (COP) split during the conscience vote on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2014

Citizens brave heavy rain to protest Constitution Bill

'Hold hand on runoff'
Leaders of three southern based business chambers are urging Government to withdraw the clause and instead hold public consultations on the controversial measure.

Constitution Bill face-off

Bill must be stopped
Anti-runoff lobbyists focus on Senators...

Dookeran: I'm not resigning
Broke rank with the Cabinet and voted against the Constitution (Amendment) Bill in Parliament on Monday

"Tormented" Dookeran explains why he voted against Bill

Carolyn: I stood for what's right

Analyst: Political backlash will come
Political analyst Dr Winford James said yesterday there would be a political backlash for the People's Partnership Government now that the Constitutional (Amendment) bill has been passed.

Shock coming next election
Imbert slams 'fascist' Govt:

Prakash: Bill will improve democracy

Mc Leod: Govt expands democracy
POINTE-A-PIERRE MP Errol McLeod on Monday night disclosed details of a 1984 Privy Council ruling which stated amendments by the Constitution can take place by way of a simple majority.

AG: We are not afraid of people power
...Ramlogan says the Constitution (Amendment) Bill an act of selflessness on Government's part

AG: Let PNM MPs vote as they want

Penny accuses Govt of deceit

Cox: I have no fear of election
PEOPLE's National Movement (PNM) Laventille East/Morvant MP Donna Cox declared that she has no fear of facing the electorate whenever the next general election is called

I didn't know it was for PP
Manwarren on 'Power to the People' ad

PP priorities unchanged
Howai on September 8 budget

Chambers expect bumper 2015 budget
... expect a "sweetheart" budget or one with "gargantuan" figures which will witness the completion of mega projects and the startup of new ones.

Minister on Ebola: We are ready for any threat

CAL among airlines owed US$3.8b by Venezuela
Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is one of several airlines waiting to sign agreements with Venezuelan authorities for payment of some US$3.8 billion owed to them from ticket sales in that financially-troubled South American country.

Eteck wins $30M lawsuit
THE APPEAL COURT has ruled that it is not too late (under the Limitation Act) to seek compensation from former eTeck directors

Duke threatens action by 80,000
If issues at courts not resolved...

Rebranding lowers Massy Group's profits

Diego Highway expansion done

Prof Shepherd: Public education necessary in fight for reparations
Prof Verene Shepherd, co-chairperson of the Caricom Reparations Commission, has said public education was absolutely necessary in the fight for reparations.

Chinese doctors in T&T to help with amputations

Acting CoP's plea to media: Stop counting murder days
Dana Seetahal Murder

Acting Police Commissioner:
Investigation into missing guns has begun

Protective services push for wage negotiations
Members of the protective services are joining forces to demand a start to their wage negotiations.

Fire officers threaten action
...complain of poor working conditions

Multiple charges for ex-con
Accused of attacking victim's sister

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