(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – It could be make or break when the leaders of the People’s Partnership meet today to thrash out their issues. Continue reading
(JAMAICA GLEANER) – The People’s National Party’s (PNP) representative in the Yallahs division in Western St Thomas, Constantine Bogle, has scoffed at reports that his defeated opponent, Courtney Lewin, is headed to court to overturn his victory. Continue reading
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) – Congress of the People (COP) political leader Prakash Ramadhar yesterday warned that there could not be a COP and United National Congress (UNC) Mayor in San Fernando at the same time, and if there is no COP Mayor, there may very well be no People’s Partnership. Continue reading
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – Jamaica and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue discussions during the Spring Meetings of the Fund, scheduled for April 20 to 22, in Washington, DC, United States. Continue reading
(GUYANA CHRONICLE) -THE fate of the Parliamentary Motion in the High Court brought by Attorney General, Anil Nandlall against the Opposition Leader and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) is likely to be clarified today when the lawyers representing Opposition Leader, David Granger and Speaker and head of the Alliance For Change (AFC) list Raphael Trotman, disclose their attitude to the Chief Justice’s preliminary ruling. Continue reading
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) -Leader of the Opposition Andrew Holness last night indicated that he intends to stay on as leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), despite two consecutive election losses to the ruling People’s National Party since late December.
“In a situation like this, as the leader of the party, people will be looking to me for leadership and I will be doing just that, as leader of the Jamaica Labour Party,” Holness told a brief press conference at JLP headquarters on Belmont Road, Kingston to concede his party’s defeat in the 2012 Local Government Election. Continue reading
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – The ruling People’s National Party (PNP) demolished the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in yesterday’s Local Government Elections, taking 12 of the 13 parish councils, among them the prized Kingston and St Andrew Corporation in the capital city. Continue reading
(GUYANA CHRONICLE) -ATTORNEY General Anil Nandlall yesterday told the opposition Parliamentarians that the Parliament conduct in the composition of the committees does not take into account over 26,000 votes.
This announcement was made at the hearing of the A.G’s motion after the Chief Justice disclosed that the court had jurisdiction to determine whether or not the Constitution had been violated. Continue reading
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – Jamaicans head to the polls today for the second time in three months, to cast their ballots for local government representatives in 228 divisions across 63 constituencies. Continue reading
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – San Fernando Mayor Marlene Coudray has copped a deputy leader position in the United National Congress (UNC) internal elections. Continue reading
(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) -The son of San Fernando East Member of Parliament Patrick Manning said his father is expected to be back in the country in a month’s time.
Brian Manning told reporters the elder Manning had been released from hospital in the United States and was now staying with relatives in Maryland, USA.
It was back in January that the former prime minister suffered a stroke at his San Fernando home. Continue reading
(GUYANA CHRONICLE) – Minister of Legal Affairs and Attorney General, Anil Nandlall, who had moved to the court against the parliamentary opposition, in relation to Parliamentary Committees, told the Acting Chief Justice Ian Chang on Friday that the opposition had backed down from its original argument that the court did not have jurisdiction to hear the matter.
The Attorney General said that at the beginning of the hearing the lawyers representing the opposition had as their big argument that the court did not have jurisdiction to hear the matter, but now, after he had cited number of cases in support of his contention to prove that the court had jurisdiction they are now claiming that the motion did not have merit. Continue reading
(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY) – San Fernando Mayor Marlene Coudray continues to show a thick political skin in the face of criticism and condemnation for her defection from the Congress of the People (COP) to the United National Congress (UNC) where she is now seeking to be elected as one of three deputy political leaders in the UNC’s internal elections tomorrow. Continue reading
(GUYANA CHRONICLE) – Jaya Devi Manickchand, an Attorney-at-Law, took the oath of office of a Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), in the presence of Head of State, Donald Ramotar, Government Officials, Chairman of GECOM, Dr Steve Surujbally, Commissioner Vincent Alexander, Chief Elections Officer, Goocool Boodhoo and relatives and friends, in the Credentials room of Office of the President. Continue reading
(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday projected a one per cent growth in the Jamaican economy for the next fiscal year, a widening of the country’s current account deficits and an increase in the public debt. Continue reading