• Supporters at Rienzi blame ILP

    UNITED NATIONAL CONGRESS supporters cheered each time a positive result was announced at the party’s Rienzi Complex headquarters in Couva last night. Read More »


    “A people’s victory” is how Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar described the outcome of yesterday’s local government elections. Read More »

  • Analysts see return to tribal politics

    The local government elections have marked a return to tribal politics, the burial of the Congress of the People (COP) and voter migration from the People’s Partnership to Jack Warner’s Independent Liberal Party (ILP) and the People’s National Movement (PNM). Read More »

  • ILP is here to stay, says Jack

    The Independent Liberal Party (ILP) has emerged as this country’s third political force, party interim political leader Jack Warner said last night. Read More »


    People’s National Movement (PNM) supporters returned home yesterday, taking the party from overwhelming defeat in 2010 to resounding victory. Read More »

  • Local Government Elections 2013 Candidates

    The following is the full list of candidates for the People’s National Movement (PNM) and the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) for the October 21 local government elections. Read More »

  • Ramadhar: COP confident for Local Government elections

    Political Leader of the Congress of the People (COP) Prakash Ramadhar expects the Local Government elections to be a hard fight. Read More »

  • Just Doing My Duty

    Attorney General Anand Ramlogan is holding his ground that he has done no wrong. Read More »

  • COP leader: Don’t trust Jack’s green magic

    Come election day tomorrow, stay away from Jack Warner’s “green magic” and stay loyal to a government that has delivered and remains committed to the people, says Congress of the People (COP) political leader Prakash Ramadhar. Read More »

  • NACTA: Three-way split gives PNM edge

    The ongoing tracking opinion poll being conducted by the North American Caribbean Teachers Association to determine the outcome of tomorrow’s local government elections reveals a three-way split in voter support for the People’s National Movement (PNM), People’s Partnership and the Independent Liberal Party (ILP). Read More »

  • Warner fails to pay taxes

    Austin Jack Warner, the once powerful football figure who boasted of having deep pockets before his entry into politics, has been operating outside this country’s tax laws with impunity for more than a decade in what tax experts say is a deliberate scheme to evade the payment of personal and corporate taxes. Read More »

  • PM told - Do not delay local government election

    THE Opposition Peoples National Movement (PNM) has responded to the suggestion by Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar that local government councillors wanted to delay the calling of Local Government elections, which is due before the end of October. Read More »

  • Prakash Ramadhar on Local Government Elections

    The United National Congress and the Congress of the People remain at loggerheads as both parties sought to iron-out the issues relating to which party will contest the Tunapuna Piarco Regional Corporation in the upcoming Local Government Elections. Read More »

  • Women in Local Government

    WHEN the Local Government election bell rings at least 165 seats would have to be filled: 134 councillors and 31 aldermen in the 14 municipalities in Trinidad. Read More »

  • Local government election Oct 21

    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar today announced that her government does not propose to postpone local government elections but intend to lay in Parliament, a Bill to amend the Municipal Corporations Act, 1990 Read More »

  • ILP already has 8 candidates

    The Independent Liberal Party (ILP) is wasting no time in preparing for the Local Government polls as eight candidates have already been selected to contest the seats for the electoral districts in the Chaguanas Borough Corporation. Read More »

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