Trinidad to swear in new PM Wednesday

Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister-elect Keith Rowley speaks to reporters outside the presidential palace in Port-of-Spain on September 8, 2015Trinidad and Tobago’s prime minister-elect Keith Rowley will be sworn into office Wednesday, after voters in the twin-island nation backed his calls for change amid an economic contraction. Rowley’s party, the People’s National Movement, won 23 of 41 seats in general elections Monday, ousting prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar after five years in power. To compress things into a smaller bottle requires a little more time,” he told journalists Wednesday after meeting President Anthony Carmona, the largely ceremonial head of state.

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