Outgoing chairman of the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation, Terry Rondon, is disappointed that the People’s National Movement (PNM) was unable to hold on to the corporation.
The local government stalwart believes the party must go back to the drawing board and re-focus on serving the people.
He says what happened yesterday was less a rejection of the PNM itself, and more a statement that the way local government candidates are selected must change.
The race is on for the marginal seat of California/Point Lisas on The Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation (CTTRC) .
This morning,, Maharaj and PNM candidate Dinah Valene Thurtonfiled nomination papers at the office of the Returning Officer at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
Thurton was accompanied by supporters and Labour Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus.
The Miss World Trinidad and Tobago Organization has started searching for candidates for the Miss World Trinidad and Tobago 2017 pageant.
The pageant is set to take place at the Cascadia Hotel in St Ann's on Saturday 22nd April 2017 from 1pm – 5pm and Sunday 23rd April 2017 from 1pm – 4pm.
Prospective delegates are being asked to walk with high heels (no platforms), gym wear with short pants (no leggings), socks and sneakers/trainers, and wear simple day makeup.
The People's National Movement (PNM) says it completed the screening for the fourteen (14) Regional Corporations on Thursday night at Balisier House and has named prospective candidates.
The Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation and the Chaguanas Borough Corporation were screened, and the committee announced the names of the Prospective Candidates for the two seats that were on hold in the Diego Martin Regional Corporation.
The following is the list of prospective candidates.
DIEGO MARTIN REGIONAL CORPORATION