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Trinidad and Tobago General Election Could Take Place in September, Hints Finance Minister

Staff Consortium | June 11, 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A senior government minister on Wednesday hinted at the possibility of the general elections due in Trinidad and Tobago later this year being held in the month of September. Finance Minister Colm Imbert, who has served as prime minister on numerous occasion since the ruling People’s National Movement *(PNM) won the September 7, 2015, told a parliamentary committee that there is a possibility that the elections could be held before September 30 this year. Imbert, told the Standing Finance Committee hearing on the increase of TT$43 million (One TT dollar=US$0.16 cents) for the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) as part of its preparation for the election. “In this fiscal year, we already have had one election, the Local Government election of November 2019 and it is likely, possible that there may be an…

Haiti Cancels Carnival Following Violent Clashes Between…

Staff Consortium | February 24, 2020

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC — Haiti has cancelled Carnival celebrations here following violent clashes…

Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago to Collaborate in Effort…

Staff Consortium | February 18, 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago have agreed to enter into a Memorandum…

Barbados Prime Minister Hold Talks With Canada's Foreign…

Staff Consortium | February 18, 2020

BARBADOS — Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Monday held wide-ranging discussions with Canada’s Minister…

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Britain Has Left the European Union

Staff Consortium | January 31, 2020

AP — Britain has left the European Union after 47 years of membership, taking a leap into the unknown in a historic blow to the bloc. Brexit became official Friday at 11 p.m. (6 p.m. ET) -- midnigh...

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