Politics

Islandista becomes Baroness

Congrats are in order for Trinidad-born islandista Floella Benjamin who took her seat in Britain’s House of Lords today as a peer for the Liberal Democrats. Her official title is Baroness Benjamin of Beckenham in Kent, but she will be known…

BREAKING NEWS: Kamla Persad-Bissessar first female PM of Trinidad & Tobago

[picapp align="center" wrap="false" link="term=Trinidad+elections&iid=8901433" src="3/6/d/5/Opposition_leader_PersadBissessar_7be6.jpg?adImageId=12976890&imageId=8901433" width="380" height="268" /] As Denyse Plummer said it then, it has become now – Woman is boss in Trinidad & Tobago. The news is just in that Kamla Persad-Bissessar will now be the first female…

10-1 is murder!

Or so Sparrow said. Yet, despite a 10-1 drubbing by Kamla in the UNC leadership elections, Bas, like Denyse Plummer, ‘nah leaving.’ Not yet. Kamla polled 13, 929 votes to Panday’s 1,359 votes – or more than 10 times as…