THA 2017

In the time it took me to write this piece, a political party of rejects was born and buried. From launch to collapse, a grand total of 13 days. A collapse that was predicted from day one through numerous memes by Trinidad’s citizens. The force was with us, and now the force has left. It […]

MP for Lopinot/Bon Air Dr Lincoln Douglas says low favourable opinion rating from constituents stem from a deliberate effort to undermine his presence in the constituency by another political party. Douglas, a member of the Congress of the People and Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism, was elected as the constituency’s MP after the 2010 polls. […]

A diversion and a red herring. That is how former United National Congress political leader Basdeo Panday described Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s announcement that she will launch a forensic probe into the party’s finances. Last Thursday, the Prime Minister told the media that a forensic audit would be launched to investigate whether former UNC chairman […]

As Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar fends off accusations from the US-indicted Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner that she has benefited from his financial largesse over the years, an H.H.B & Associates poll conducted three weeks ago showed she had been posting strong job and personal approval ratings in the marginal and critical Barataria/San Juan constituency. […]

Three days after Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner stated there was a link between Fifa’s millions and the successful People’s Partnership 2010 political campaign, former attorney general Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj has asserted that Warner pumped “millions of dollars” into the United National Congress (UNC) for its 2010 campaign. “I have spoken to Warner and he […]

On May 16th 2015, the Global Day of Citizen Action, Afra Raymond, President, JCC and Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj S.C., were presented with the inaugural Awards for Civic Entrepreneurship (A.C.E) 2015 for distinction in creativity, innovation and resilience on civic issues in Trinidad and Tobago. The Global Day of Citizen Action is part of a global […]