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(Reuters) – Never mind President Barack Obama’s inauguration address or what Michelle Obama was wearing at the ball. Was Beyonce lip-synching the U.S. national anthem on Monday, or wasn’t she? The Grammy-winning singer remained silent on Tuesday amid a media storm over whether she was lip-synching, singing over her own […]
Jamaica GleanerRenowned Garvey scholar passesJamaica GleanerA Trinidadian by birth, Martin taught at Wellesley College, Massachusetts, in the United States from 1973 until 2007. Dr Donna McFarlane, director and curator of Liberty Hall and Professor Rup…
Big hole to fill in defense for Hackworth, UnionDaily Local NewsThe Trinidadian scored once and had four assists for the Flames in 2012. Continuing the defensive theme, the Union plucked Princeton grad Mark Linnville in the second round (No. 24). The f…
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BECAUSE the People’s National Movement (PNM) now controls all 12 seats, the Orville London-led Tobago House of Assembly (THA) will have unfettered powers since there will be no Minority Leader.
UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine political analyst, Dr Bishnu Ragoonath, sees no constitutional crisis in the fact that there will be no minority voice in the new Tobago House of Assembly (THA) after the PNM’s sweep of all 12 elected seats.
NEIGHBOURS had to rescue newborn twin girls from their Marabella apartment home as the babies were in clear and present danger while a woman was stabbing their father yesterday.
THE members of the ruling People’s Partnership (PP) were split in their views on the defeat of coalition partner, Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP) in last Monday’s Tobago House of Assembly (THA) elections where the PNM won all 12 seats.
HE BEAT Ashworth Jack — who had held a Tobago House of Assembly seat for 16 years — by a margin of 1,706 votes to 1,129, but he had never actually thought that he would win the seat of Providence/Mason Hall/Moriah in Monday’s THA election.