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Emancipation Messages
Posted: Monday, August 1, 2016

Kamla: Commit to reparation for atrocities of slavery
Emancipation Day places a duty on everyone to defend the things that those who came before us fought for and won, says Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

PM: Are we perpetuating a mindset of entitlement
In the new pages of history currently being written in T&T, questions that arise include whether people are facilitating new prejudices and divisions in T&T's society and also, if a mindset of entitlement is being perpetuated, says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.

Rowley: Deep reflection needed for Emancipation

PM heads to LA for US vacation

Govt, citizens must redefine Emancipation Day, Kamla
GOVERNMENT must redefine Emancipation Day 2016 by a renewed commitment to ensure that freedoms were assured and robustly protected, and citizens must ensure they were not taken for granted, but were to defend and fight for at all times.

Powerful voices pay tribute to Ella Andall

Anglican priest tells citizens: Educate and free yourself
INTERIM Rector of the Holy Trinity Cathedral Church, Reverend Carl Williams, yesterday called on citizens to free themselves from mental slavery. Williams said while they were happy to celebrate Emancipation Day this year, people must educate and continue to free themselves.

Time for T&T to reconsider attracting the cultural tourist
The cultural tourist spends US$60 more than the average tourist, and, since they are more affluent and better educated they appreciate the environment.

$10.7b in loans so far by Govt
MEMBER of Parliament for Tabaquite Suruj Rambachan is calling on the Government to state how much money was borrowed since it entered office.

Gate changes for new school term
A special Cabinet meeting will be held Wednesday to review the controversial task force report on the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses Programme (Gate) and decide on the future Gate format, Education Minister Anthony Garcia has confirmed.

Chronology of a collapse
Attorney Elton Prescott SC, who chaired the Sub-Committee of the Law Association of T&T (LATT), on Friday gave a detailed chronology of events which took place regarding the collapsed motion of no confidence in the association's president Reginald Armour SC and vice-president Gerry Brooks.

St James snags $10m Lotto
This country's newest Lotto multi-millionaire snagged the bounty in St James, taking home over $10 million from Saturday's draw.

Ramdial slams Govt on crime
COUVA North MP Ramona Ramdial yesterday slammed Government for what she described as its failure to fight crime given the five murders between Friday and Saturday.

Ag CoP: More patrols after five killed over weekend
Several people have been questioned in connection with the spate of murders this past weekend, according to the Police Service hierarchy.

10 held for weekend murders
TEN persons were yesterday being quizzed by officers of the Homicide Bureau in connection with the double murders in St Joseph on Saturday and another at Monte Grande, Tunapuna also on Saturday.

Gordon wants WICB probe
While acknowledging the many faults of the West Indies Cricket Board, former chairman Ken Gordon has cautioned Caricom leaders against taking any legal action against the WICB.

$10,000 and $8,500 in jewelry stolen
POLICE are searching for three suspects who robbed a Gulf View family yesterday.

Accused fined for ganja after 11 years
A MAN found guilty by a jury for possession of marijuana was on Friday sentenced by the High Court.

Hazel: Time for female US president
HAZEL BROWN, coordinator of the Network of NGOs of Trinidad and Tobago for the Advancement of Women, yesterday welcomed the historic decision on Tuesday by the Democratic Party in the US to put forward Hillary Clinton as its candidate for president.

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