Dr Keith Rowley

‘TARGETED’: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley during his address on Friday night at the People’s National Movement post-budget meeting at Piggott’s Corner, Belmont.


DEFLECTION and distraction. This is how United National Congress (UNC) officials have described Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s claims of an assassination plot against him and Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi.

On Friday night, while speaking at a People’s National Movement (PNM) post-budget meeting at Piggott’s Corner in Belmont, Rowley claimed that, on two occasions, prior to the 2015 general election, a hit was placed on his life by political opponents. And just last month, an assassination plot against Al-Rawi was uncovered, he said.


Former sport minister Darr­yl Smith was interviewed by the three-­­member committee tasked with probing the circumstances surrounding the $150,000 payment to Carrie-Ann Moreau and sexual harassment allegations.

I don’t have to lie about anything,” Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday, as he responded to an allegation that he was not honest with the population on the Darryl Smith sexual harassment matter.

Exactly who did attorney ­Michael Quamina represent in the settlement payment to Carrie-Ann Moreau, former personal assistant to former Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs (MSYA) Darryl Smith?

A SANTA CRUZ dancehall artiste who has sung about being a “real criminal” and, “one shot, one gone”, was shot by an off-duty police officer yesterday morning during a robbery attempt in his neighbourhood.

Carrie-Ann Moreau, sexual harassment complainant against former sport minister Darryl Smith, wants to go ­public but cannot because the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) that secured her ­silence was re-activated after the investigating committee completed its work.