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TT | Trinidad moves to decriminalize ganja, promote medicinal cannabis

PORT OF SPAIN, November 23, 2019 - Trinidad and Tobago has no intention to be left behind while other CARICOM countries move towards decriminalization of ganja, and to capitalize on the growing medicinal cannabis industry within the region. To this end, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi on Friday presented two bills in parliament: an amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act and a Cannabis Control Authority Bill.

T&T | MP for Port of Spain South Marlene McDonald granted $2m bail

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, August 15, 2019 - Former Public Administration Minister,  Member of Parliament Marlene McDonald and three others have accessed their bail, two days after seven charges were laid against her and her partner: two for conspiracy to defraud, four for alleged misbehaviour in public office and one for money laundering.

T&T | Rowley names West new Public Administration minister

PORT OF SPAIN, August 15, 2019 - Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has named Allyson West as the new Public Administration minister after he temporarily assumed responsibility for the portfolio following the sacking of Marlene McDonald earlier this week.

CARICOM |4 Caricom Leaders Leave OAS Meeting to Boycott Guaido Rep

WASHINGTON DC, April 25, 2019 - Ambassadors from four Caribbean countries—St Vincent, Barbados, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago—boycotted the spokesperson for the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, before he addressed the Organization of American States (OAS) in New York.

T&T | After the Raid, Buju invited the Police Commish on Stage

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, April 23, 2019 - Former National Security Minister, now Police Commissioner Gary Griffith appeared on stage at the Queen’s Park Savannah on Sunday, with Jamaica Reggae superstar Buju Banton at his ‘I Am Legend Concert’, in a clear attempt at damage control following the police raid on the Jamaican Reggae artiste’s hotel room.
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