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We will win!

We will win!


by Sanka Pricein TrinidadBY NOON, the major protagonists in the Trinidad general election had voted, and both Prime Minister Patrick Manning and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar were confident of victory.Manning was...

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KAMLA IS BOSS

KAMLA IS BOSS


by SANKA PRICEin TrinidadPATRICK MANNING gambled and lost. And today, Trinidad and Tobago has its first female  Prime Minister.Kamla Persad-Bissessar and  the opposition coalition People’s Partnership (PP) were last night r...

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BLOODY BATTLE

BLOODY BATTLE


KINGSTON – Jamaica’s security forces clashed  for a second day with masked gunmen allied with an alleged drug kingpin facing extradition to the United States, as fighting spread yesterday to more volatile slums around the c...

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Mood signals ‘change’ in Trinidad and Tobago


TODAY, Trinidadians go to the polls. According to the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) over one million voters are eligible to cast their ballots today – 1 040 001 to be precise. Back in November 2007, leading regi...

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Manning’s political gamble


Trinidad and Tobago’s prime minister Patrick Manning is taking the biggest gamble of his political career in tomorrow’s general election here, having called the poll midway into his term which was scheduled to end in 2012. ...

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DFP still to decide on by-elections


ROSEAU, Dominica – The minority opposition Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) says it is still to decide whether or not it will contest the two by-elections after the Speaker of the island’s parliament, Alix Boyd-Knights, declare...

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Eyes on T&T election


PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – A  36-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) mission has arrived here to monitor Monday’s general election, saying it is confident that voters will elect a new government in a free and fair environme...

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Who is Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke?


CHRISTOPHER “DUDUS” COKE  is not the average Jamaican.The tentacles of his power and influence stretch across Jamaica and in to the upper echelons of the current government. The community Coke controls is a notorious strong...

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Willing to die for ‘Dudus’

Willing to die for ‘Dudus’


KINGSTON – Christopher “Dudus” Coke's influence on West Kingston was put on show yesterday as hundreds of mostly women from Tivoli Gardens and Denham Town poured  into the streets to show support for the man wanted by the U...

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Coke stand


A TENSE STAND-OFF in a section of Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, seems set to continue, following the postponement yesterday of a court hearing involving reputed dope dealer and gunrunner Christopher  “Dudus” Coke.The hearing...