Writer's Corner

15 Mar
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PEP's Internal Elections, 2018

The Progressive Empowerment Party will be holding its first internal elections on 15th September 2018 from noon to 6:00 p.m. at its Headquarters, 19 Stanmore Avenue Port of Spain.

All existing paid up members as of six months before the date of election can contest any of the posts up for grabs.  All paid up members three months before the election can vote.

The posts up for contest include:

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09 Aug
0

PEP, a breath of fresh air

Why Santa Cruz? A breath of fresh  air, good company, families and friends, the elderly, youth, children, babies and a refreshing message that so many longed for, delivered by PEP Principals on that comfortable Santa Cruz evening. Plus, for those people who love a good roti that was available as well just roti, no Rum. 

 

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05 Aug
0

Getting on board the only common-sense, all-inclusive chance to save a decaying nation.

I really never knew who Phillip Alexander or PEP was until a couple of months ago when a video appeared on the main on Facebook. Maybe it was the subject of the video or a comment posted under it that drew me to click and listen, I can’t remember now. However, the next night I looked and listened, and the next.  Where did this guy come from?  What drove him to fearlessly take to social media, not only with excellent plans to fix the nation, but to demand that those responsible for raping the nation be held accountable for their actions?

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02 Aug
0

The rainbow after the storm

It’s 9:30 am on Saturday 24th June and I am waiting to board a flight to Tobago. In the not too far distance, just beyond the glass doors, I glimpse an ATR taxiing towards my departure gate, which quickens the movement of my fingers across my lifesaver. It was the morning of the flood relief distribution in Barrackpore and unfortunately I could not be there in person to lead my team, leaving me no choice but to coordinate the effort from my cellphone. I had never been involved in a relief effort prior to joining the Progressive Empowerment Party, and in light of my absence, I was nervous. I could already tell that my twenty minute flight was about to feel like twenty hours…

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