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Following Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s proposal for T&T to open its doors to citizens of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, there was a lot of racist, political and xenophobic remarks on social media from citizens who disagreed with the idea.

Some of the comments included:

•Well we already have an influx of Chinese,...

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Former chairman of the People’s National Movement (PNM) Franklin Khan is expressing full support for new Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley, saying he (Rowley) “is a good leader.” Khan said he would be contesting the post of party chairman in the March 2011 executive election of the party.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Police patrols have been stepped up at the Christmas Village in San Fernando after car thieves stole a Nissan Prairie.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A gunman walked up to a Ste Madeleine labourer in Marabella early yesterday and fired three shots, hitting him in the abdomen. Police said although nursing gunshot wounds, Marlon Norton, 30, left the hospital.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The Ministry of Tourism is establishing a working committee to transform Port-of-Spain into a safe and secure tourist destination. Tourism Minister Dr Rupert Griffith said this during a news conference at his office in Port-of-Spain on Friday.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Minister in the Ministry of Works and Transport Rudy Indarsingh is promising to make life easier for nationals importing dogs. Indarsingh said he planned to liaise with relevant authorities and the Minister of Food Production to reduce the red tape involved in importing the animals.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Sacked deputy programme manager of the Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) Unanan Persad, through his attorney, has called on the Ministry of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development to reinstate him immediately or face legal action.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A mentally challenged mother and daughter went to Point Fortin Police Station yesterday and reported that they were sexually assaulted at their home. The women aged 36 and 57, told police the suspect, a close relative, assaulted them as they slept during the early hours of the morning.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The Senate meets at 10.30 am today to debate the Finance Bill pertaining to measures in the 2011 Budget including the Clico issue. The bill was passed in the Lower House recently along with Government’s Budget plan regarding Clico policyholders.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

As the Government moves to build a computerised database of all disabled citizens, Minister of the People Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh says a $11.5 million multi-dimensional centre will be constructed to help disabled people.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The new board of the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) is facing a major task, Health Minister Therese Baptiste-Cornelis told the newly-appointed members at their installation yesterday.

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