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Local Government Election 2019

By: Digital Media

Monday December 2, 2019

Are you voting today for party? Your candidate of choice? Or no one at all? Approximately 1,079,969 electors are eligible to go to the polls to elect 139 councillors to serve in the 14 municipal corporations in Trinidad. Voting in the 2019 local government election takes place at 2,107 polling stations. Polls opened at 6 a.m. and will close at 6 p.m.



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A Cuban national has confessed to police he strangled his Venezuelan girlfriend.

A nurse, who police said is a “bookkeeper” for the Drugs Sou Sou (DSS)organisation, was robbed of around $325,000 on Thursday night.

As five more bars shut their doors permanently in the last two weeks because of significantly declined earnings, head of the Barkeepers and Operators Association, Teron Mohan, is keeping his fingers crossed that today Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will bring the sector some positive news.

A SUDDEN crash in either the Judiciary’s computer system that allows for virtual court hearings or a disruption in Internet service yesterday resulted in several court matters being adjourned.

LOCAL parish priest Fr Dexter Brereton says there is no change in the teachings of the Catholic Church regarding marriages despite reports that Pope Francis has endorsed same-sex unions.

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