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T&T's fifth PM
Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2024

T&T's fifth PM and the first of Indian descent
He was first elected to Parliament in 1976 and served as Leader of the Opposition five times between 1976 and 2010, in addition to being a founding member of the United Labour Front (ULF), the National Alliance for Reconstruction (NAR) and the United National Congress (UNC).

'The earth has shaken'
Opposition politicians weigh in on Panday's passing

T&T's fifth PM and the first of Indian descent

President, PM, Opposition Leader remember Basdeo Panday

Former Prime Minister Basdeo Panday dies at 90

'I Will Always Love Him'
UNC Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar

'A true believer in this nation'
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on the passing of Basdeo Panday.

'T&T is feeling the weight of this loss deeply'
Penelope Beckles on the passing of Basdeo Panday.

The people we lost in 2023
A former National Calypso Monarch, an award-winning writer and historian, a respected academic and former politician and a business pioneer were among the influential T&T citizens who passed away during 2023.

Here's a look back at the people we lost this year.

CoP 'unsatisfied' by 5% murder-rate decrease in 2023
She called it a "significant achievement" but added, "While a daily homicide count is maintained, there is no statistic that conveys to what extent effective police operations have prevented crime."

Erla takes credit for 5% drop in murders
Erla credits 'painstaking' police work

Dancehall singer Tobago's first murder
Tobago recorded its first murder for the new year yesterday with the shooting death of dancehall artiste Kareem Small of Patience Hill.

Another man identified only as "Kelon" was also shot and taken to the Scarborough General Hospital.

Men gunned down in Belmont, Tobago on 1st day of 2024

2024 starts with murders in Tobago and Belmont

Phased reopening for NIB offices after cyber attack
THE National Insurance Board of Trinidad and Tobago (NIB) has announced that its head office, as well as its Luis Street, Port of Spain and Chaguanas service centres will be open to the public from 11am on Tuesday.

Ricardo Drue funeral set for Jan 9 in Antigua

Police arrest fake soldier
Police on Monday arrested a man dressed as a soldier and armed with a shotgun.

At approximately 7.10 am, officers of the Western Division, acting on intelligence, went to Salandy Street, Diego Martin.

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