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UNC lists locations and times for series of meetings on Property Tax

The Opposition has the locations and times for a series of meetings it will hold on Property Tax.

The UNC will begin meeting from tonight.

The following is a statement issued by the Opposition:

"Political Leader of the United National Congress, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, is deeply concerned about the government’s rush to implement the Property Tax, and the damaging impact that this tax is likely to have on citizens.

Trump, Obama meet at the White House

President-elect Donald Trump has met at the White House with President Barack Obama for talks on the transition of power.

Speaking briefly after the Oval Office meeting, Trump said it was a "great honour".

He later replied to reporters questions, saying Obama was "a very good man".

He told reporters that the meeting was to last 10 minutes but went on for almost an hour and a half, adding that he would not have had a problem if it went on even further.0

Opposition submits 5-point agenda for Friday's "crime crisis" meeting with Government

The Opposition has agreed to meet with a Government team led by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on Friday to discuss the country's crime situation.

UNC chairman David Lee has responded in a letter to the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister Sandra Jones.

The following is the letter:

"Dear Madam,

PM invites Opposition Leader to Friday meeting on "crime crisis"

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has invited Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and an Opposition delegation to meet with him and his delegation on Friday.

The Office of the Prime Minister says the invitation is in response to a letter from the Leader of the Opposition dated 25th August 2016. 

The invitation came via a letter sent Monday by the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Sandra Jones to the Leader of the Opposition.

The letter was captioned "Crime Crisis"

WICB agrees to meet with Caricom on December 4th

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has acceded to the call of the CARICOM Cricket Governance Committee for an urgent meeting to discuss the state of the Caribbean game.

The meeting is now carded for Friday,4th December.

The calls, which were made two weeks ago, come in the wake of the recently released CARICOM-commissioned Cricket Governance Review, which, among other things, recommended "immediate dissolution of the board and appointment of an interim board".

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