PM fires Marlene as deputy PNM political leader

Prime Minister and Political Leader of the People's National Movement (PNM) Dr Keith Rowley has revoked the appointment of Marlene McDonald as the deputy political leader of the PNM.

Dr Rowley made the announcement via his Facebook page.

"As The Political Leader of the People's National Movement, I have today revoked the appointment of Ms Marlene McDonald as Deputy Political Leader of the PNM," the statement said.

After night in custody, police question Marlene again

Pub­lic Ad­min­is­tra­tion Min­is­ter Mar­lene Mc­Don­ald ar­rived at the Pro­fes­sion­al Stan­dards Bu­reau just af­ter 8 am to­day.

Guardian Me­dia has been told Mc­Don­ald will be in­ter­viewed by a team of po­lice of­fi­cers as in­ves­ti­ga­tions con­tin­ue in­to an al­le­ga­tion of mis­use of pub­lic funds.