Trinidad and Tobago considers bill to enhance autonomy of Tobago

By Ismail Akwei, 1 May
Trinidad and Tobago Parliament (photo credit: Face2Face Africa)
Trinidad and Tobago Parliament (photo credit: Face2Face Africa)
The island of Tobago within the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has tabled a bill in parliament demanding for self-government and freedom from the central government. The Tobago Autonomy Bill was sent to a Joint Select Committee comprising members from the Senate and House of Representatives. They are expected to report back to Parliament by July 31 for a decision on the Bill which was drafted after months of consultation with public interests groups and political parties.
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