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‘Govt to look at laws to protect children at home’
Trinidad Express, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 03:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday said her Government will look at legislation that can offer protection to children in their homes. She was responding to questions from the media on the posting of a video on Facebook showing a woman beating her daughter with a belt after the 12-year-old girl posted indecent pictures of herself on the site.

Persad-Bissessar: Let's look at the home
Newsday, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

PRIME Minister and Minister of the People Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Government should take a more active role in the protection of children in the homes. She made this statement yesterday at the annual Salutation to Centenarians at the Hyatt Regency in response to a video posted on social media, where a mother punished her 12-year-old daughter for posting pictures on the same social media website.

Procurement test for the Govt
Trinidad Express, Wed 23 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

The Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration’s handling of procurement legislation will be the litmus test of how committed the ruling coalition is to eradicating corruption and cronyism.

Kamla ready for T&T to join CCJ, but….
Kaieteur News, Tue 22 Apr 2014, 04:04 AM

DEAR EDITOR, As members of the Regional Judicial Service Commission are about to make known the replacement for retired Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) lone female judge, Desiree Bernard, Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced that her country will abolish appeals to the Privy Council, and join the regional Court. She however said […]

PM's Easter message: Aspire to Forgiveness
Newsday, Sun 20 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, in an Easter message, today calls for citizens to “stand together” and to “look deeply at the lives we live”.

PM: A time of reflection
Trinidad Express, Sun 20 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

Easter as a time for reflection, rebirth, mercy and forgiveness, gives us the opportunity to aspire to a new focus on living in a manner that is good and right with God, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday.

PM: Karen de Montbrun championed business competitiveness
Trinidad Guardian, Sat 19 Apr 2014, 05:04 AM

Saturday, April 19, 2014Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has described the late president of the T&T Manufacturers Association (TTMA), Karen de Montbrun, as a leader who worked tirelessly to promote T&T and t

PM sends condolences on death of TTMA’s first woman presidentv
Trinidad Express, Sat 19 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday said she was saddened to hear of the recent passing of the first woman president of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA), Karen de Montbrun.

'I will not act in haste'
Newsday, Fri 18 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday said while she is aware of certain allegations being made against Tobago Development Minister Dr Delmon Baker, she will not take any action until the completion of an ongoing police investigation.

Kamla: Move to CCJ inevitable
Trinidad Express, Thu 17 Apr 2014, 04:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar gave her commitment in principle to Trinidad and Tobago’s eventual accession to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its highest court of appeal, even as she declared the ultimate decision will be made by citizens through a national referendum. Persad-Bissessar said on Tuesday evening at the official opening of the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, that accession is inevitable.

...launches National Conversation on big issues
Trinidad Express, Thu 17 Apr 2014, 04:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday launched the National Conversation, a country-wide series that will offer citizens a variety of fora to bring concerns and ideas to the State. Yesterday’s inaugural event was held at the Academy of Nursing and Allied Health in El Dorado, where Persad-Bissessar said: “My leadership style has always been to listen first and then lead. Over the coming weeks, we are undertaking a National Conversation with the people to gather their input and hear

A vote against racism
Trinidad Express, Wed 16 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

“If we as a nation are to truly continue walking forward we are the ones who will hurt ourselves if we remain locked in the past.” —Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in Parliament last Friday

Govt data basket case reaches scandal level
Trinidad Express, Tue 15 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

Latest appraisals by the presumably no-nonsense reviewers of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have allowed Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to indulge in self-praise of her government’s economic management. Displaying exemplary promptness in its reporting and disclosure, the IMF team released its much-awaited findings on April 2, the day after the close of its annual Article IV mission.

TIME TO HEAL
Newsday, Sat 12 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

DECLARING now was the time for healing in Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday declared the State funeral for former President and Prime Minister Arthur NR Robinson will take place from April 29 to May 3.

Paulwell lucky Persad-Bissessar isn't his PM
Jamaica Observer, Fri 11 Apr 2014, 09:04 AM

Dear Editor, I listened in utter amazement to the first story carried on the midday news by Radio Jamaica on 10th April 2014. The voice I heard sounded like that of Minister Phillip Paulwell, but I still cannot believe that such a suggestion could have really come from his mouth. In a nutshell, he was saying that the Jamaica Pubic Service (JPS) ought to institute a flat rate for electricity for those who are currently stealing the commodity. The interim flat rate mentioned was $2,000, and

London disappointed PM cancelled meeting on Constitution
Trinidad Express, Fri 11 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Orville London says he is disappointed that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar cancelled their meeting scheduled for March 27.

Kamla: Full State funeral for former president
Trinidad Express, Thu 10 Apr 2014, 03:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says a “full State funeral” is being planned for former president and prime minister Arthur NR Robinson, who after a prolonged illness died at St Clair Medical Centre yesterday at the age of 87. Persad-Bissessar said instructions were given for the national flag to be flown at half-mast across the country as of 1 p.m. yesterday but revealed “there are some challenges” with the planning of the State fune­ral.

Mandela style State funeral for Robinson
Newsday, Thu 10 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday said the arrangements made for former South African President Nelson Mandela’s funeral last year may be considered when planning the State funeral of former President and Prime Minister, Arthur Napoleon Raymond (ANR) Robinson.

Kamla: Glenn not fired over sex abuse complaint
Trinidad Express, Wed 09 Apr 2014, 03:04 AM

A complaint to police against former minister of the people Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh had no bearing on Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s decision to fire him two weeks ago.

Kamla: We plan to develop length and breadth of T&T
Trinidad Express, Wed 09 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said Monday night her Government was committed to representing all the people of this country and will be working towards opening doors to a spanking new Diego Martin Technology Centre and a Carenage Health facility.

MSJ: Take action on corruption in Govt
Trinidad Express, Wed 09 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

POLITICAL Leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) David Abdulah has appealed to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to get a handle on alleged acts of corruption within her Government.

GLENN STAYS AS MP
Newsday, Wed 09 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday said her decision to fire United National Congress (UNC) Caroni Central MP Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh as Minister of the People and Social Development Minister was made before new allegations were raised by a woman against him.

Tobago MP reports blackmail to police
Newsday, Wed 09 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night denies reports that Tobago Development Minister Dr Delmon Baker had resigned from her Cabinet due to allegations of improper conduct.

Cops won't work in Child Unit
Newsday, Tue 08 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

POLICE Social and Welfare Association (PSWA) president Acting Inspector Anand Ramesar said its members have been advised not to apply to the Child Protection Unit, announced by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in February to deal with underage sex offences following a report of 2,500 teenage pregnancies annually, until salary negotiations have been sorted out.

RECYCLING VAGRANTS
Trinidad Express, Mon 07 Apr 2014, 03:04 AM

Prime Minister and Minister of the People and Social Development Kamla Persad-Bissessar last week instructed Permanent Secretary Simeon Yearwood to terminate the services of Andrew Boodoo, manager of the Inter Agency Unit (IAU). His termination is with immediate effect. He received his letter last week despite an ongoing investigation. Sources told the Express the decision was taken following allegations of corruption within the IAU.

The ‘1990’ enquiry:two unresolved issues
Trinidad Express, Sun 06 Apr 2014, 10:04 AM

The report of the Sir David Simmons commission of enquiry into the 1990 attempted coup is most welcome. It represents the fruit of a responsible and excellent decision by the Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration, for which it must be complimented without reservation.

The ‘1990’ enquiry: Two unresolved issues
Trinidad Express, Sun 06 Apr 2014, 02:04 AM

The report of the Sir David Simmons commission of enquiry into the 1990 attempted coup is most welcome. It represents the fruit of a responsible and excellent decision by the Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration, for which it must be complimented without reservation.

Police association head calls for probe
Trinidad Express, Sun 06 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

President of the Police Social and Welfare Association Insp Anand Ramesar is calling on Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to launch an enquiry, following recent statements by a High Court master.

Suruj: Rowley in Dubai...probably playing golf
Trinidad Express, Sat 05 Apr 2014, 02:04 AM

While Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is in the country doing her duty, Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley is in Dubai.

Too much musical chairs
Trinidad Express, Sat 05 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar has taken note of concerns expressed about the number and frequency of changes to her Cabinet.

The ‘1990’ enquiry: two unresolved issues
Trinidad Express, Fri 04 Apr 2014, 02:04 AM

The report of the Sir David Simmons commission of enquiry into the 1990 attempted coup is most welcome. It represents the fruit of a responsible and excellent decision by the Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration, for which it must be complimented without reservation.

Help T&T Muslims held in Venezuela
Trinidad Express, Fri 04 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

Chairman of the Muslim Social and Cultural Foundation Inshan Ishmael has said he is appealing to President Anthony Carmona or Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to intervene on behalf of at least eight Trinidadian Muslims who are currently in the custody of the Venezuelan intelligence service (SEBIN) Bolivariano de Inteligencia Nacional), under the suspicion of being terrorists.

The ‘1990’ enquiry: two unresolved issues
Trinidad Express, Fri 04 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

The report of the Sir David Simmons commission of enquiry into the 1990 attempted coup is most welcome. It represents the fruit of a responsible and excellent decision by the Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration, for which it must be complimented without reservation.

No snap poll says new Trinidad & Tobago communications minister
Caribbean360, Wed 02 Apr 2014, 01:04 PM

Communication Minister Vasant Barath told reporters that the action by Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar to accept the resignation of Sharma and dismiss her other minister “showed courage and bravery necessary to put this country in a much better place.”

18 booted out Govt so far
Trinidad Express, Wed 02 Apr 2014, 03:04 AM

Eighteen people lost either their ministerial portfolio, their senatorial seat or both since the People’s Partnership administration, under the leadership of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, came into office less than four years ago.

Panday: Poor leadership choices
Trinidad Express, Wed 02 Apr 2014, 03:04 AM

Former prime minister Basdeo Panday said PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s decision to accept the resignation of ex-tourism minister Chandresh Sharma is a reflection of “the incapacity of the leader to choose correct people”.

Sacked T&T minister vows to clear his name
Jamaica Observer, Wed 02 Apr 2014, 02:04 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Chandresh Sharma Monday night promised to remain silent on the issues that led to his forced resignation from the Cabinet of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, promising nonetheless to continue privately to clear my name in the interest of justice.

Paula: PM made diplomat misstep
Trinidad Express, Wed 02 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

Point Fortin MP Paula Gopee Scoon has described as an “unfortunate diplomatic embarrassment” the repudiation of a public announcement by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, on the intention of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Trinidad and Tobago.

Fire bank execs, board
Trinidad Express, Wed 02 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

In this era of resignations and firings, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar must fire the entire board of directors of First Citizens.

Steps in the right direction
Trinidad Express, Wed 02 Apr 2014, 12:04 AM

On balance, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has probably gained rather than lost political points by her prompt dismissal of two errant ministers.

Another Minister dropped from T&T Govt…Twelve gone now!
Kaieteur News, Tue 01 Apr 2014, 06:04 AM

  Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday afternoon disclosed that she had accepted the resignation of her Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma. The following is the statement issued to the media shortly before 3 p.m yesterday - Statement by the Honourable Prime Minister, Kamla Persad- Bissessar, SC, on the revocation of the appointment of Honourable Minister of […]

Rowley: Govt collapsing
Trinidad Express, Tue 01 Apr 2014, 04:04 AM

The People’s Partnership Government is on the verge of collapse and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is desperately trying to portray an image of principle because a general election is around the corner, says Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley.

...PM earning political points, says analyst
Trinidad Express, Tue 01 Apr 2014, 04:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar earned political points in taking decisive action against her ministers, says political analyst Dr Winford James.

Sharma resigns
Newsday, Tue 01 Apr 2014, 01:04 AM

FOR the second time in a week Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has advised the President of the decision to revoke the appointment of one of her Cabinet ministers, as yesterday Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma tendered his resignation following assault allegations by his ex-girlfriend business woman Sacha Singh. Sharma is also Member of Parliament for Fyzabad.

Breaking News…Another Minister dropped from T&T Govt
Kaieteur News, Mon 31 Mar 2014, 09:04 PM

  - Twelve gone now! Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar this afternoon disclosed that she had accepted the resignation of her Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma. This would make it 12 now for the Trinidad Government under Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. The following is the statement issued to the media shortly before 3 p.m today - Statement […]

CHANDRESH SHARMA HAS BEEN FIRED
Trinidad Express, Mon 31 Mar 2014, 07:04 PM

Prime Ministe Kamla Persad-Bissessar this afternoon disclosed that she had taken the decision to fire her Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma. The follow is the statement issued to the media shortly before 3 p.m today -

The PM is off to Panama
Trinidad Express, Mon 31 Mar 2014, 11:04 AM

The Office of the Prime Minister today disclosed that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be attending the 2014 World Economic Forum in Panama. Persad-Bissessar leaves this afternoon, and returns on Thursday.

Kumar: PM should not have taken People portfolio
Trinidad Express, Mon 31 Mar 2014, 02:04 AM

Taking on the additional portfolio of the Ministry of the People and Social Development might not be the best thing for Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to do, Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce chief executive Catherine Kumar has said.

COP to Sharma: RESIGN OR BE FIRED
Trinidad Express, Mon 31 Mar 2014, 02:04 AM

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar must fire Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma if he does not resign, Congress of the People (COP) political leader Prakash Ramadhar said yesterday in a statement. The call comes just five days after Persad-Bissessar fired Minister of the People Glenn Ramadharsingh following reports of his disorderly conduct aboard a Caribbean Airlines (CAL) flight and inappropriately touching flight attendant Ronelle Laidlow who filed an official complaint against him which i

...PM: Tough decisions are made for the greater good
Trinidad Express, Mon 31 Mar 2014, 02:04 AM

Tough decisions must be made for the greater good, says Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. In her address at the Spiritual Baptist Shouter Day celebrations in Maloney yesterday, Persad-Bissessar noted the scriptures from the book of Proverbs which speak to integrity and righteousness “and it brought home to me how real and relevant these teachings have been, especially over the past few weeks,”.