Kazim Hosein

Voting day in South Trinidad

Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein says he finds it surprising that voters were accusing EBC officials of not following proper guidelines during the voting process.

He was speaking in response to a report from journalist Cindy Raghubar-Teekersingh that proper procedures were not being followed when she went to vote at the Cowen Hamilton School in Princes Town.

No CEPEP cuts, circumstances permitting—Minister

Cir­cum­stances “per­mit­ting,” there will be no cuts in the CEPEP labour force or con­trac­tors, said Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Min­is­ter Kaz­im Ho­sein yes­ter­day.

Ho­sein said if the need aris­es, it may be re­viewed, “but as of to­day there will be no cuts”. He stressed this dur­ing yes­ter­day’s Stand­ing Fi­nance Com­mit­tee scruti­ny of the 2020 Bud­get.