Local Government Reform

COP hoping for free and fair elections on Monday

The political leader of the Congress of the People (COP) is hoping for free and fair elections on Monday, when the local government poll takes place.

Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan describes the recent issue with ballot papers as unfortunate, and is hoping the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) would have sorted matters out, so that all systems and protocols won't be compromised come voting day.

Lee Sing: PPM will bring real change to local government

Leader of the Port Of Spain People’s Movement (PPM), Louis Lee Sing, has condemned what he says is dirty politics being played by the People’s National Movement (PNM).

The former Port of Spain mayor is taking issue with what he says is commentary coming from the PNM’s various spokespersons on several talk shows.

Mr Lee Sing told us those persons are suggesting that he has less than desirable party financiers.