UNC supporters celebrate at election headquarters in Couva on Monday night. Photo: Dexter Philip

The UNC has retained four electoral seats and taken an additional one win in Sangre Grande to take control of the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation.

The party was able to snatch the electoral seat of Sangre Grande West from the PNM.

The UNC won the Cumuto/Tamana, Manzanilla/Fishing Pond, Sangre Grande North West, Sangre Grande South, and Vega De Oropouche seats.

The former chairman of the corporation Terry Rondon, has retained his seat. 


FORMER Speaker of the House of Representatives Nizam Mohammed said Friday he was delighted that the Red House had been restored.

THE family of Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi takes in $20,280,000 a year in rent money from the State for four properties.

CALYPSO veteran Trinidad Rio (Daniel Brown) caused a stir when he stood on stage and asked Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly for his Carifesta cheque on Friday evening at the opening of the Back 2 Basics calypso tent.

UNITED National Congress (UNC) deputy political leader Jearlean John has challenged Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to leave the comfort of his safe seat and challenge her for a marginal seat in the East-West Corridor.