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Abu Bakr is dead
Posted: Friday, October 22, 2021

Abu Bakr, leader of 1990 attempted coup, dies at 80
DAYS after celebrating his 80 birthday Imam Yasin Abu Bakr has died.
Bakr, formerly Lennox Phillip, was the leader of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen which attempted to overthrow the NAR government on July 27, 1990.

Imam Yasin Abu Bakr has died
Leader of the Jamaat-al Muslimeen, Imam Yasin Abu Bakr has died. The Imam, who celebrated his 80th birthday among family and friends earlier this week, passed away on Thursday evening.

Abu Bakr is dead

Electoral College sitting descends into bacchanal

Blows for politicians from citizens in the street
"I would call them political bullies... terrorists." So said Charlotte Street Vendors’ representative Melba Boxhill, as she analysed the historic motion to impeach President Paula-Mae Weekes in Parliament yesterday, which was defeated by 47 to 24 votes.

Daly: UNC was trapped by Speaker's guidelines
Senior Counsel Martin Daly said it was a "very bad day" for the Opposition United National Congress (UNC). This was his initial reaction to what happened in the Parliament yesterday.
"They were flat-footed, frustrated and just fulminated because they were trapped by the guidelines that the Speaker issued," Daly said.

From high drama to farce
From the start, this was a misguided motion that smacked of over-reach and succeeded only in bringing a healthy public ­debate on the role of the President to a premature end.

As motion against President fails, Kamla declares: PM next
Less than a week after she announced that a motion would be filed seeking to remove the President from office, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced that plans to file a motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister were underway.

Gary’s rudeness put an end to his career
The Honourable Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s loss of confidence in the former commissioner of police Gary Griffith had little or nothing to do with his competence or efficiency in carrying out his official police duties.

Christian Chandler alleges police intimidation
ATTORNEYS for Christian Chandler, head of the police service’s legal unit, have given Deputy Commissioner of Police Mc Donald Jacob until 4 pm on Thursday to justify his arrest, or they will go to court to have him released from custody.

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