Tobagonians go to the polls on January 23rd for THA elections

Tobagonians will go to the polls to elect 12 news representatives to represent respective districts in the Tobago House of Assembly elections.

The announcement came via a press release from the Office of the Prime Minister.

The statement said;

"The Public is hereby notified that the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has fixed Monday January 23rd, 2017 as the date for the election of members to serve in the Tobago House of Assembly. Consequently, nomination day shall be January 3rd, 2017."

The THA elections are due every four years.

Brother Harrypersad Maharaj retains presidency of the IRO

Brother Harrypersad Maharaj has retained the post as president of the Inter-Religious Organisation.

Brother Harrypersad came under fire following his statement in which he advocated the practice of child marriage. 

A statement several members of the organisation distanced themselves from.

The organization held its election on Monday in which eight positions were up for grabs.

April 24th, Prakash Ramadhar's last day as COP leader

The Congress of the People has set April 24th as the day for the election of a new executive, including the post of political leader.

The current COP leader, Prakash Ramadhar has indicated that he will be stepping down from the post.

The following is a COP statement issued on Wednesday:

"The official Notice of the COP Leadership Elections 2016 was issued today (Wednesday) as required by the COP constitution.