PNM election results - Imbert beats Mustapha by more than 6,000 votes

The People's National Movement has released the results of the party's internal elections, showing a clean sweep for the Dr Keith Rowley-led team.

New chairman Colm Imbert got more than 6,000 votes than competitor Mustapha Abdul Hamid.

The following are the results.


Colm Imbert 7,808 

Mustapha Abdul Hamid 1,301



Robert Le Hunte 7,807

Joseph Ross 1,092

Ronald Boynes 336



Foster Cummings 7,677 

Chinua Alleyne 1,627


PNM Women's League condemns Kamla's 'Oreo' comment

The PNM's Women's League is condemning Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar's comparison of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to an "Oreo", as a racist statement.

The women's League has issued a statement saying race-baiting has no place in T&T's politics.

"The Women’s League of the People’s National Movement utterly condemns the clearly racist and offensive description of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley as an “oreo” by Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad Bissessar at a meeting of her party on Monday night.

Rowley, Chin Lee among unopposed contestants in PNM election

Five positions within the People's National Movement (PNM) the will not see any contest when the party hold's its internal elections on September 16th.

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will run for political leader unopposed.

Camille Robinson Regis will not be challenged for the position of Lady Vice Chairman.

Former National Security Minister Howard Chin Lee will also run unopposed for the position of Treasurer.