Tag Archive for Kamla Persad-Bissessar

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…

It’s Kamla!

She finally did it. Kamla Persad-Bissessar is now the first woman to lead a major political party in Trinidad’s history, after winning the leadership of the UNC last night in a landslide. She came out of the shadows of her…

Is it about time for Kamla?

Woman time now? Kamla Persad-Bissessar We don’t discuss politics much on Islandista, namely because women are still quite under-represented in our regional houses of assembly, so there’s not as much to discuss as we’d like. And quite often, where women…