Politics

Sat Maharaj: "Kamla you will pay a hell of a price"

Secretary-General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, Sat Maharaj has told Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar that she will pay a "hell of a price" and says she is no longer welcome at the Lakshmi Girls' College.

Maharaj has revoked an invitation for Persad-Bissessar to speak at Indian Arrival Day proceedings at the College next week and is now calling on Hindus to vote for whichever party they feel has the best measures.

Maharaj made the announcement during a programme on TV Jaagriti on Friday.

Opposition Leader congratulates Mottley on historic victory

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and the United National Congress have extended sincerest congratulations to Ms Mia Mottley and the Barbados Labour party on their historic victory in the recently concluded general elections in Barbados

In a press release today Persad-Bissesar noted the significance of her victory not only as Barbados' first female Prime Minister but also capturing all 30 seats contested in the elections. 

Regional: Barbados elects first female Prime Minister

The results are in and for the first time in the nation's history, Barbados will be led by a female prime minister.

Mia Mottley's Barbados labour party won Thursday's election by a landslide and will form the next government, according to political analyst, Peter Wickham.  

The victory came as no surprise.

He says the result was indicative of the population's attitude towards outgoing prime minister and head of the democratic labour party Freundel Stuart.

PM tours Australian shipyard that built T&T Spirit, Express

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley along with members of his delegation journeyed to Tasmania today to continue his working visit to Australia, the Office of the Prime Minister said.

The delegation met with directors and executive officers of International Catamarans (INCAT), an Australian shipbuilding company.

They also received a tour of the shipyard and viewed first-hand, a vessel currently under construction at the facility.

Opposition Leader calls for action on crime at murdered Uber driver's funeral

“Enough is enough; time for tough action on crime.”

These were the words of Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad-Bissessar as she delivered a tribute to Christopher Mohammed, who was found murdered in St James on Friday.

Christopher, 28, worked as a sous chef aboard an oil rig and was a part-time Uber driver.

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