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Time to clarify roles of the president and prime minister


Now, more than 40 years after the proclamation of Trinidad and Tobago as a republic, it is high time that the country clears its mind as to the roles of the president and the prime minister.

Jose Antonio Oliveros Febres-Cordero

A cursory reading of the Constitution leads to the two easily understandable concepts — the president is the Head of State and the prime minister is the leader of the government.

Jose Antonio Oliveros

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SUBSCRIBE/ LOG IN Most people have no difficulty with the latter concept, familiar as they are with the operation of the electoral system. More puzzling, however, is the concept of the president as Head of State.

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