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Friday, November 17 2017 @ 10:43 PM AST

Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister defends absence during floods

PM: It was important to attend this meeting as I have given the undertaking that Trinidad and Tobago will maintain a leading role in CARICOM

PM: I am concerned that matter came up in Parliament. It was said I traveled 17 times. I've deliberately traveled far less than other PMs

Asked if he had any plans to visit affected areas on his return, he said: "I don't know that I would immediately."

"I am relying on the government structure and each minister has a role to play," he said.

"I am required to delegate": Rowley. Rowley said Cabinet approved $35 million dollars for flood relief efforts across the country.

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness delegated his Foreign Affairs Minister Kamina Johnson-Smith to attend the CARICOM-Mexico meeting which Rowley was attending in Belize.

"Some idiot said I was travelling for my birthday": Rowley

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