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Trotman says AFC satisfied with performance in gov’t

-doesn’t think party has lost any support

The Alliance For Change (AFC) is satisfied with its achievement during its time in government although it acknowledges that more could have been done, according to party leader Raphael Trotman, who yesterday said he believes that it has not lost any support.

Parking meter committee submits final report

The Parking Meter Renegotiation Committee yesterday handed over its final report of recommendations for the amendment of the contract and bylaws governing the parking meter agreement between the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) and Smart City Solutions.

Trump blames U.S. Senator Durbin for blowing immigration deal

WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks on a deal to help immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and said the Democratic lawmaker misrepresented his comments about Haiti and African countries.“Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting,” Trump said in a post on Twitter, referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that gave legal protection to the young immigrants known as “Dreamers.” Durbin has said Trump used the term “shithole” when speaking about Haiti and African countries during the meeting about immigration policy at the White House last week.

Carib Soca Monarch 2018 semi-finalists selected

After an intense in house judging session, fifteen competitors were selected from a total of eighteen entries as semi–finalists for the 2018 edition of the Carib Soca Monarch, a release from the Ministry of Social Cohesion said yesterday.

T&T guard gunned down at fast food outlet

(Trinidad Guardian) Robbers shot dead a security guard at a Church’s Chicken outlet at the newly opened O’Meara Plaza in Arima on Saturday night after they became enraged that they were unable to open the cash register.