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T&T Local Gov’t Elections: PNM wins…Warner’s IPL fails

PNM-win1The Opposition People’s National Movement continued this year’s victory streak in yesterday’s local government elections, winning eight regional corporations, including retaking five it had lost in the 2010 local government polls. “We have won this election, we are on the way to winning the general election...the Prime Minister should call the general election now, having lost her mandate,” PNM leader Keith Rowley said at 10 pm at Balisier House, Port-of-Spain.

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Kamla says legislation coming to recall non-performing MPs

Kamla Persad-Bissessar 8Even as she called on supporters not to split their votes and allow the PNM to regain control of local government corporations, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday revealed that legislation would soon be introduced in Parliament to give citizens the right to recall non-performing parliamentarians.

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PM Simpson-Miller inducted in IWF Hall of Fame

Psimpsonmiller4Jamaica’s Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller has joined a cadre of female heads of government and global women leaders to be inducted in the prestigious International Women’s Forum (IWF) Hall of Fame.

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Latin American and Caribbean Face High Energy Costs Despite Large Reserves

fitzroy-vidalPrincipal Director in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Fitzroy Vidal, says that the Latin American and Caribbean region continues to grapple with soaring energy costs, despite together, having the third largest resource of energy in the world.

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Suriname to draw attention to DR ruling on Hatians

Winston-Lakhin460PARAMARIBO–Winston Lackin, Suriname’s Minister of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday announced that he will draw attention regionally and internationally to the plight of people from Haitian origin that stand to become stateless in the Dominican Republic (DR), which is planning to strip citizenship from anyone born to migrants who entered illegally.

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