Audit coming over gangster contracts

The mul­ti-mil­lion dol­lar con­tracts giv­en to sev­en re­put­ed gang lead­ers at two PNM-con­trolled cor­po­ra­tions will now be the sub­ject of an ex­pan­sive au­dit that will al­so in­clude the 12 oth­er re­gion­al cor­po­ra­tions across the coun­try.

The an­nounce­ment was made by Rur­al De­vel­op­ment and Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Min­is­ter Kaz­im Ho­sein in a me­dia re­lease is­sued on Wednes­day in which he sig­nalled his in­ten­tion to have this mat­ter prop­er­ly in­ves­ti­gat­ed.

PNM begins screening this weekend

The PNM starts screen­ing Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment nom­i­nees from this week­end, be­gin­ning with can­di­dates for San­gre Grande to­mor­row and San Fer­nan­do on Sun­day.

Al­ready, three San Fer­nan­do coun­cil­lors have been nom­i­nat­ed un­op­posed.

Screen­ing was con­firmed by PNM’s Bal­isi­er House head­quar­ters.

PNM con­trols both cor­po­ra­tions. Af­ter this week­end, screen­ing con­tin­ues dai­ly next week for oth­er ar­eas.

PNM Tobago distances itself from alleged paedophile

Chairman of the People's National Movement (PNM) Tobago Council Stanford Callender is distancing the party from the actions of a youth activist's accused of sexting a 15-year-old boy.

On Wednesday morning, Tobago woke to the news that the activist, who works with youths in the Tobago House of Assembly(THA) and appears on some of the party's political platforms, sent WhatsApp messages to the underage child, soliciting oral sex.

PNM Women's League encouraged by PM's presentation

The National Women’s League of the People’s National Movement is praising Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley for what it calls "his sterling example of leadership and accountability to the nation during his recent address on the country's economic status".

The League says it felt encouraged by the presentation which inspired a new personalized feel to governance labelling it as each citizen's business.

The League is applauding the Prime Minister for his willingness to be open and honest with citizens who requested answers into ongoing changes in the country's finances.