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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Friday, June 19, 2015
The USAID Mission to the Eastern and Southern Caribbean is seeking an
individual for the position of Acquisition and Assistance Specialist. The
position is based in Bridgetown, Barbados.
The incumbent is expected to perform the full range of procurement duties,
including developing comprehensive procurement planning strategies and
appropriate solicitation documents, conducting analysis, evaluation, and
negotiation of a wide variety of acquisition and assistance documents, and
managing implementation of these awards under the guidance of the
Mission's Executive Office and Regional Contracting Office.
Education: Baccalaureate degree (BA) or its equivalent to a four year formal
Prior Work Experience: The incumbent is required to have a minimum of
three (3) years of progressive experience in the areas of procurement,
acquisition and assistance.
Position is open to eligible nationals under the CARICOM Single Market and
Economy (CSME) Free Movement of University Graduates who possess the
relevant skills certificate from their home state.
Interested candidates may apply to the
Human Resources Office,
P.O. Box 302, Bridgetown Barbados, or via email at
no later than June 26, 2015.
ONLY BEST QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED.
Piggott s Corner in Belmont was hot Wednesday
So hot that rain flies which flew into camera spot-
Unfortunately with less than an enticing aroma
than the smell of chicken n chips which several PNM
supporters munched as they listened to speakers who
waxed just as hot for the Opposition s national cam-
Port-of-Spain North candidate Stuart Young said:
"This is the beginning. They gave us a long journey
--- 81 days --- but we won t tire! We going wid it!!"
PNM s platform a little way into Erthig Road allowed
for a seated audience facing west and the platform.
Maxi taxis offloaded supporters: Lopinot, Arima,
Diego Martin, D Abadie O Meara, La Brea, Siparia,
Couva South, Port-of-Spain North, "Countdown to
Ground Zero". "We riding with Maxie". "Securing Our
Future --- Rowley". "Clarence 4 Mayaro"
Sean Robinson, waving a large flag declared: "This
is a Tabaquite flag, I support Kevin Premchand the
man who will unseat Suruj Rambachan."
Miss Blake from Port-of-Spain South, beer in hand,
added: "I ready four years ago, I give PP one year
grace. After dat I regret I geh dem a chance at all."
On the balcony of a building at the side of the
gathering Diego Martin West campaign/ commander
Jacquie Lazarus observed, as did a group of northern
businessmen, including former MP John Rahael, on
the main road.
PNM speakers happily took up the thread of ILP
leader Jack Warner s recent "tell all" on the Prime
Vasant: Wait for
results of probe
Communications Minister Vasant Bharath said
conclusions should not be drawn unless the probe
into the alleged marijuana find at the residence of
the Prime Minister was completed.
Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams
this week ordered a probe after five grammes of a
substance resembling marijuana were found at the
Philippine home of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-
Bissessar in 2013.
Former deputy police commissioner Mervyn
Richardson has been knocked for withholding infor-
mation from acting Police Commissioner Stephen
Williams who has maintained he knew nothing of
Williams, speaking to members of the media at
the launch of the Mystery Customer Initiative at the
Belmont Police Station on Wednesday, said the inves-
tigation was expected to be completed within a
Speaking on i95.5 Bharath said the political season
easily paved the way for rumour mongering.
"The police have now launched an investigation
and the Police Complaints Authority has also launched
an investigation and there is a lot of back-and-forth
of he said and she said," Bharath said.
Laventille West candidate Fitzgerald
Hinds, speaking merrily of "ten-pieces"
(weed) opined if the "plant-like substance
"allegedly found outside the PM s home,
was "black sage, green tea or the interna-
PNM leader Keith Rowley, quipped: "We
know they ll rise high --- is how!... where
dey find the black sage bush?... if the PM
wanted to close her side, all she have to
say is I doh smoke! "
"Alcoholic!" yelled a woman in support.
"Oooooohs" of mirth arose when Row-
ley slammed PP s Delmon Baker: "He left
the TOP. He s now on the bottom where
he s quite comfortable... take the money
(they give you) and vote dem out!"
And on PP s Roodal Moonilal: "I was
disappointed he didn t know that when a
next man paying your wife s bills in London
you are always the last to know."
More howls of laughter.
Hinds reeled off his analysis of the Part-
nership: "MSJ --- gone. TOP --- dead. NJAC
--- never was... only the ugly UNC left...
all dem alligators from the same murky
lagoon. We promise you five years of cor-
PNM chairman Franklin Khan added:
"UNC shot call... they hiding behind Kamla
skirt tail. So the celebratory mood was
high. Hinds predicted: "What an evening
that will be on September 7. We ll be
shouting and jumping."
Rowley, hailed as "the first prime min-
ister from Diego Martin" challenged the
undecideds: "If you re so intelligent, con-
cerned and patriotic and you see nobody
to run T&T, are you perceptive enough to
see criminal footprints in government s
He said he was "outside" the Parliament
recently and as of Wednesday night s dis-
solution of Parliament, the Government
And stressing he was from Les Coteaux,
Tobago, Rowley noted he had been "put
out (from PNM s cabinet) and recalled
what happened (to PNM in 2010 election).
And now he was also "put out" of the
Parliament by the PP, he added with a
knowing grin on what might be the con-
sequences to the PP.
Hinds on alleged drug find:
Was it black sage,
green tea or ganja?
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