PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley announced Friday that the island’s general elections will be held on August 10.

Rowley told Parliament that he had advised President Paula Mae Weekes “to dissolve this parliament at midnight tonight … (and) that the day of appointment will be Friday, July 17.

“I wish all my colleagues a safe, enjoyable and productive campaign in complete safety and I look forward to seeing them somewhere in Trinidad before the next Parliament,” Rowley told lawmakers.

In the last general election held in 2015, Rowley led the National People’s Movement to a 23-18 victory over the administration of Kamla Persad Bissessar then in partnership with the people.


The Trinidad and Tobago general election date publication appeared for the first time on Caribbean News.

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