Ex-Trinidad central bank head is party candidate

TRINIDAD - Former central bank Governor Winston Dookeran will contest the 7 October general elections on a ticket of the main opposition United National Congress (UNC), amid mounting fears that violence may mar the campaign.

A beaming UNC leader Basdeo Panday told reporters on 11 September night that Dookeran, a former finance minister in a 1986-91 National Alliance for Reconstruction (NAR) administration, would be contesting the St Augustine seat along the east-west corridor. That seat is con

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