“Knock on every door and get every vote out!”
That was the command from PNM lady Vice-Chairman Camille Robinson-Regis to the sea-of red-clad PNMites who showed up for Sunday’s party convention and Local Government campaign launch.
Themed Getting It Done! the PNM yesterday released its campaign song at the Queen’s Park Savannah which attracted a large crowd from all constituencies, including youth delegates.
In what appeared to be more of a general election campaign rather than a local government rally, United National Congress political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar dished out a list of promises if her party returns to power.
Hundreds flocked to attend the UNC’s Local Government launch on Sunday at the car park of the UNC’s Couva South Constituency offices at Camden Road, Couva. The crowd was not as massive as in the days of Kamla-mania prior to the 2010 general election but was considerably different since there was a large gathering of Afro-T&T supporters and Venezuelan nationals donning UNC T-shirts who came out to support candidates from north and south Trinidad.
Former energy minister Kevin Ramnarine has hit back at Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley denying that he lied to the nation about the curtailment of natural gas between 2011 and 2014.
At a meeting in Siparia on Thursday, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley told supporters at Thick Village Community Centre that Ramnarine, during his tenure as the energy minister, had lied to the population.
Primary school principals are saying it's unfair to expect principals and teachers to supervise children outside of school hours and are therefore calling on the education ministry to pay school monitors for that purpose.
The National Primary School principals' association's call comes after an incident at the San Fernando Boys RC school where a student's skull was sliced by another student who was using a sharp object that came from a pencil sharpener.
The education minister said an investigation has been launched.
The TTPS is seeking the public's assistance in locating 26-year-old. Tamar Frederick
Frederick was last seen at her Sunshine Avenue, San Juan home around 9:30 am on November 6th.
Anyone with information can call 999, 555, 911 or report via the TTPS App.
Heavy rainfall triggered flash flooding in several parts of southwest Trinidad on Friday morning.
The Coast Guard has intercepted a boat on the way to Trinidad with 34 Venezuelans on board.
A statement issued Friday said that at 12:14 am Thursday, they intercepted a pirogue named ‘DON CIRILO’ registration no. ARSI 3715 north-west of Carrera Island.
Aboard were 34 Venezuelan nationals comprising, 16 males, 12 females, three children and three babies.
The vessel and its occupants were taken to the Coast Guard headquarters, Staubles Bay, Chaguaramas where further searches were conducted resulting in the discovery of 50 blocks of cheese and one sack of avocadoes.