Reginald Dumas

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Reginald Dumas said ( about Tracy Davidson Celestine ) : “Tracy puts people off. Up to this morning someone was complaining to me about her. Her attitude is ‘look at me, I am in charge’..... . And people have said to me ‘but like this Dennis boy conducting himself properly, he sound good, his English is good, and he isn’t trying to push anything down anyone’s throat’,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “With Tobago people they don’t go around telling you too much. They keep things to themselves, but they are watching you. And that is what was happening,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “I think the message being sent to the people of Trinidad and Tobago at this time is not a good one,” “While I won’t suggest that the exemptions be stopped, I would suggest that the recommendations of the SRC be implemented” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “I am making an appeal to all members of the Parliament—show some sensitivity,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “People are sacrificing and being adversely affected, psychologically, by what is going on. Even if they have a proper income at this time, they are still affected, as the restrictions have caused different types of stresses” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “Resetting the Economy for Growth and Innovation” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “I thought that the budget statement would have addressed, or at least started to address, the structural imbalances in society,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “He made a charge and then said he will talk about it in the fullness of time, what am I to say? I can’t say that the charge or the details of the charge are correct or incorrect because he made none,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, May 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “What precisely is bothering him and he has to give some examples. At the moment, I am up in the air, I don’t know what he means,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, May 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas recommended : “an immediate cessation of the megaphone diplomacy that seems now to be in vogue” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “A properly functioning government would have all that information already, especially since we are just seven miles away from Venezuela” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “It’s one of two things, either the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, not having these names, asked the US Embassy to send a list. Or the US Government which from what I see published in the newspaper…is increasing the pressure on Trinidad and Tobago and sent this list saying well here is a list of the sanctioned people in case you didn’t know and you will see the Vice-President is one of the people on the list that you allowed in,” “If in fact the Government of Trinidad and Tobago had no idea whatsoever who was on that list or the fact that the Vice-President was sanctioned, which I would find amazing because even I sitting in Tobago know that and I’m no longer in Foreign Affairs. If in fact they didn’t know the US is saying well now you know,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “A properly functioning government would have all that information already, especially since we are just seven miles away from Venezuela” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, May 15, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “It’s one of two things, either the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, not having these names, asked the US Embassy to send a list. Or the US Government which from what I see published in the newspaper...is increasing the pressure on Trinidad and Tobago and sent this list saying well here is a list of the sanctioned people in case you didn’t know and you will see the Vice-President is one of the people on the list that you allowed in,” “If in fact the Government of Trinidad and Tobago had no idea whatsoever who was on that list or the fact that the Vice-President was sanctioned, which I would find amazing because even I sitting in Tobago know that and I’m no longer in Foreign Affairs. If in fact they didn’t know the US is saying well now you know,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, May 15, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “We have to confront the issue as a society, otherwise God help us,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas asked ( about Colm Imbert ) : "But if the figures are not accurate, then what is the Minister of Finance (Colm Imbert) to do?" "I don't know on what basis these budget statements by the THA are being done and what relevance they have in reality. I don't know about the quality of the statistics that they use" External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas told : “I am very surprised and disappointed with the position of the Opposition Leader (Kamla Persad-Bissessar) and I do not think that this is in our best interest because just as we have taken sides, someone can interfere in our internal affairs and we won’t be able to open our mouths at that point,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, January 27, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “Therefore, the position of TT on non-intervention and non-interference is fully supported by Caricom. So, we can now say we have a Caricom position, not merely a TT position” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, January 27, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas told : “I am very surprised and disappointed with the position of the Opposition Leader and I do not think that this is in our best interest because just as we have taken sides, someone can interfere in our internal affairs and we won’t be able to open our mouths at that point,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “the privileges accorded Sandals suggest a new state is being created within the State of T&T” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, January 20, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : "I could tell whoever was driving the plane had some type of control of it," "When I saw it going down, I just prayed. So, I'm hurt. I'm just shook up, but I know whoever that was in heaven right now. For real, for real. 'Cause I know I prayed for them before it went down" External link

fox5atlanta Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:18:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said ( about Tobago West ) : “I would expect that hoteliers and guesthouse owners in Tobago will say the exact same thing to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago – ‘if Sandals is to get these benefits, so must we.’ What impact that will have on our tax space is for Mr Imbert (Finance Minister) to tell us,” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:08:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “These islands are flat and they can be inundated in short order,” External link

haitian-truth Saturday, November 25, 2017 5:21:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “The $4.3 million from the United States is really ridiculous. Then again, it seems that the Trump administration doesn’t believe there is climate change,” “The rest of us have to become very serious because it’s not only our livelihood but our lives and those coming after us that are at stake, and we have to come up with fast solutions” External link

haitian-truth Saturday, November 25, 2017 5:21:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “These islands are flat and they can be inundated in short order,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, November 24, 2017 2:26:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “The $4.3 million from the United States is really ridiculous. Then again, it seems that the Trump administration doesn’t believe there is climate change,” “The rest of us have to become very serious because it’s not only our livelihood but our lives and those coming after us that are at stake, and we have to come up with fast solutions” External link

sunstkitts Friday, November 24, 2017 2:26:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “These islands are flat and they can be inundated in short order,” External link

triblive Friday, November 24, 2017 8:39:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “The $4.3 million from the United States is really ridiculous. Then again, it seems that the Trump administration doesn't believe there is climate change,” “The rest of us have to become very serious because it's not only our livelihood but our lives and those coming after us that are at stake, and we have to come up with fast solutions” External link

triblive Friday, November 24, 2017 8:39:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas told : “I know that Le Hunte has taken full responsibility but full responsibility cannot rest only on Le Hunte,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, September 2, 2017 6:09:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “We are accustomed in this country to checking people before accepting them” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, September 2, 2017 6:09:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas told : “We are achieving that decline in governance at our peril,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:58:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “Today, it is Le Hunte and tomorrow it will be something else,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:58:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “What is the role of the minister, because he has been running his mouth,” “When something goes right he takes credit, otherwise he points to the board. The point is that the whole thing has been messed up and not only should there be an investigation, as far as I am concerned, the board and the minister should resign” External link

newsday-tt Monday, August 21, 2017 8:39:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “He reads his papers and he does his work...can’t fault him on that, but it is really a question of how he expresses himself,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, November 6, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “A smaller team could have brought more medals,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, August 28, 2016 8:21:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “That was a serious statement Walcott made,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, August 28, 2016 8:21:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “The point is while you occupy such a position in this country or any other country, your health is no longer a private matter because it can have an impact on a number of things,” “When you are the prime minister, unfortunately you don’t have too much privacy. You are very much in public life and therefore a statement, however carefully phrased, should be made once the medical tests have been completed” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:53:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas added : “I’d hope after the diagnosis, perhaps, he says something, either he’s well or if it’s more serious than thought and if so, what’s needed, in the interest of transparency. Since he opened the door to speculation, he now has to give the information” External link

caribbean360 Monday, August 8, 2016 7:31:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas noted : “If they feel the Prime Minister is not well, should we put our money there?” External link

newsday-tt Monday, August 8, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “If they are all right, no problem, I am happy to hear that. If they are not all right, he doesn’t have to go into any details, but he can say doctors discovered a particular situation or condition and I would need further treatment,” External link

newsday-tt Monday, August 8, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “When you are the Prime Minister, unfortunately you don’t have too much privacy, you are very much in public life and therefore a statement, however carefully phrased, should be made once the medical tests have been completed,” External link

newsday-tt Monday, August 8, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas stated : “Would I have said it (Gonsalves’ remarks) if I were prime minister of St Vincent or prime minister of any other country? The answer is probably not. Because it could be considered an interference in the internal affairs of Trinidad and Tobago, from that point of view,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, July 11, 2016 6:05:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said ( about Terrence Deyalsingh ) : “Ministers must feel ‘funny’ if they’re ‘boofed’ publicly. But ministers must also watch what they say. For instance, Minister (Terrence) Deyalsingh saying he was shutting down the discussion on abortion was wrong. This is a democratic country and no minister can shut down any discussion” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:40:00 AM EAT



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Reginald Dumas

Last updated on 2014-07-02T23:10+0300.

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Reginald Dumas said ( about Tracy Davidson Celestine ) : “Tracy puts people off. Up to this morning someone was complaining to me about her. Her attitude is ‘look at me, I am in charge’..... . And people have said to me ‘but like this Dennis boy conducting himself properly, he sound good, his English is good, and he isn’t trying to push anything down anyone’s throat’,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “With Tobago people they don’t go around telling you too much. They keep things to themselves, but they are watching you. And that is what was happening,” External link

trinidadexpress Wednesday, January 27, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “I think the message being sent to the people of Trinidad and Tobago at this time is not a good one,” “While I won’t suggest that the exemptions be stopped, I would suggest that the recommendations of the SRC be implemented” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “I am making an appeal to all members of the Parliament—show some sensitivity,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “People are sacrificing and being adversely affected, psychologically, by what is going on. Even if they have a proper income at this time, they are still affected, as the restrictions have caused different types of stresses” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “Resetting the Economy for Growth and Innovation” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “I thought that the budget statement would have addressed, or at least started to address, the structural imbalances in society,” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “He made a charge and then said he will talk about it in the fullness of time, what am I to say? I can’t say that the charge or the details of the charge are correct or incorrect because he made none,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, May 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “What precisely is bothering him and he has to give some examples. At the moment, I am up in the air, I don’t know what he means,” External link

cnc3 Saturday, May 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas recommended : “an immediate cessation of the megaphone diplomacy that seems now to be in vogue” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, May 22, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “A properly functioning government would have all that information already, especially since we are just seven miles away from Venezuela” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “It’s one of two things, either the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, not having these names, asked the US Embassy to send a list. Or the US Government which from what I see published in the newspaper…is increasing the pressure on Trinidad and Tobago and sent this list saying well here is a list of the sanctioned people in case you didn’t know and you will see the Vice-President is one of the people on the list that you allowed in,” “If in fact the Government of Trinidad and Tobago had no idea whatsoever who was on that list or the fact that the Vice-President was sanctioned, which I would find amazing because even I sitting in Tobago know that and I’m no longer in Foreign Affairs. If in fact they didn’t know the US is saying well now you know,” External link

antiguaobserver Saturday, May 16, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “A properly functioning government would have all that information already, especially since we are just seven miles away from Venezuela” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, May 15, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “It’s one of two things, either the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, not having these names, asked the US Embassy to send a list. Or the US Government which from what I see published in the newspaper...is increasing the pressure on Trinidad and Tobago and sent this list saying well here is a list of the sanctioned people in case you didn’t know and you will see the Vice-President is one of the people on the list that you allowed in,” “If in fact the Government of Trinidad and Tobago had no idea whatsoever who was on that list or the fact that the Vice-President was sanctioned, which I would find amazing because even I sitting in Tobago know that and I’m no longer in Foreign Affairs. If in fact they didn’t know the US is saying well now you know,” External link

trinidadexpress Friday, May 15, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “We have to confront the issue as a society, otherwise God help us,” External link

trinidadexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas asked ( about Colm Imbert ) : "But if the figures are not accurate, then what is the Minister of Finance (Colm Imbert) to do?" "I don't know on what basis these budget statements by the THA are being done and what relevance they have in reality. I don't know about the quality of the statistics that they use" External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, October 8, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas told : “I am very surprised and disappointed with the position of the Opposition Leader (Kamla Persad-Bissessar) and I do not think that this is in our best interest because just as we have taken sides, someone can interfere in our internal affairs and we won’t be able to open our mouths at that point,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, January 27, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “Therefore, the position of TT on non-intervention and non-interference is fully supported by Caricom. So, we can now say we have a Caricom position, not merely a TT position” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, January 27, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas told : “I am very surprised and disappointed with the position of the Opposition Leader and I do not think that this is in our best interest because just as we have taken sides, someone can interfere in our internal affairs and we won’t be able to open our mouths at that point,” External link

newsday-tt Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “the privileges accorded Sandals suggest a new state is being created within the State of T&T” External link

trinidadexpress Sunday, January 20, 2019 6:04:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : "I could tell whoever was driving the plane had some type of control of it," "When I saw it going down, I just prayed. So, I'm hurt. I'm just shook up, but I know whoever that was in heaven right now. For real, for real. 'Cause I know I prayed for them before it went down" External link

fox5atlanta Saturday, December 22, 2018 12:18:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said ( about Tobago West ) : “I would expect that hoteliers and guesthouse owners in Tobago will say the exact same thing to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago – ‘if Sandals is to get these benefits, so must we.’ What impact that will have on our tax space is for Mr Imbert (Finance Minister) to tell us,” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:08:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “These islands are flat and they can be inundated in short order,” External link

haitian-truth Saturday, November 25, 2017 5:21:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “The $4.3 million from the United States is really ridiculous. Then again, it seems that the Trump administration doesn’t believe there is climate change,” “The rest of us have to become very serious because it’s not only our livelihood but our lives and those coming after us that are at stake, and we have to come up with fast solutions” External link

haitian-truth Saturday, November 25, 2017 5:21:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “These islands are flat and they can be inundated in short order,” External link

sunstkitts Friday, November 24, 2017 2:26:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “The $4.3 million from the United States is really ridiculous. Then again, it seems that the Trump administration doesn’t believe there is climate change,” “The rest of us have to become very serious because it’s not only our livelihood but our lives and those coming after us that are at stake, and we have to come up with fast solutions” External link

sunstkitts Friday, November 24, 2017 2:26:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “These islands are flat and they can be inundated in short order,” External link

triblive Friday, November 24, 2017 8:39:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “The $4.3 million from the United States is really ridiculous. Then again, it seems that the Trump administration doesn't believe there is climate change,” “The rest of us have to become very serious because it's not only our livelihood but our lives and those coming after us that are at stake, and we have to come up with fast solutions” External link

triblive Friday, November 24, 2017 8:39:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas told : “I know that Le Hunte has taken full responsibility but full responsibility cannot rest only on Le Hunte,” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, September 2, 2017 6:09:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “We are accustomed in this country to checking people before accepting them” External link

trinidadexpress Saturday, September 2, 2017 6:09:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas told : “We are achieving that decline in governance at our peril,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:58:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “Today, it is Le Hunte and tomorrow it will be something else,” External link

newsday-tt Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:58:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “What is the role of the minister, because he has been running his mouth,” “When something goes right he takes credit, otherwise he points to the board. The point is that the whole thing has been messed up and not only should there be an investigation, as far as I am concerned, the board and the minister should resign” External link

newsday-tt Monday, August 21, 2017 8:39:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “He reads his papers and he does his work...can’t fault him on that, but it is really a question of how he expresses himself,” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, November 6, 2016 10:04:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “A smaller team could have brought more medals,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, August 28, 2016 8:21:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “That was a serious statement Walcott made,” External link

newsday-tt Sunday, August 28, 2016 8:21:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “The point is while you occupy such a position in this country or any other country, your health is no longer a private matter because it can have an impact on a number of things,” “When you are the prime minister, unfortunately you don’t have too much privacy. You are very much in public life and therefore a statement, however carefully phrased, should be made once the medical tests have been completed” External link

newsday-tt Tuesday, August 9, 2016 8:53:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas added : “I’d hope after the diagnosis, perhaps, he says something, either he’s well or if it’s more serious than thought and if so, what’s needed, in the interest of transparency. Since he opened the door to speculation, he now has to give the information” External link

caribbean360 Monday, August 8, 2016 7:31:00 PM EAT

Reginald Dumas noted : “If they feel the Prime Minister is not well, should we put our money there?” External link

newsday-tt Monday, August 8, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “If they are all right, no problem, I am happy to hear that. If they are not all right, he doesn’t have to go into any details, but he can say doctors discovered a particular situation or condition and I would need further treatment,” External link

newsday-tt Monday, August 8, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said : “When you are the Prime Minister, unfortunately you don’t have too much privacy, you are very much in public life and therefore a statement, however carefully phrased, should be made once the medical tests have been completed,” External link

newsday-tt Monday, August 8, 2016 8:36:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas stated : “Would I have said it (Gonsalves’ remarks) if I were prime minister of St Vincent or prime minister of any other country? The answer is probably not. Because it could be considered an interference in the internal affairs of Trinidad and Tobago, from that point of view,” External link

trinidadexpress Monday, July 11, 2016 6:05:00 AM EAT

Reginald Dumas said ( about Terrence Deyalsingh ) : “Ministers must feel ‘funny’ if they’re ‘boofed’ publicly. But ministers must also watch what they say. For instance, Minister (Terrence) Deyalsingh saying he was shutting down the discussion on abortion was wrong. This is a democratic country and no minister can shut down any discussion” External link

Triniad-guardian Sunday, May 29, 2016 8:40:00 AM EAT



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ex-public service head3.70%EN09/02/201702/09/2017
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public service head18.52%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
ambassador11.11%EN08/21/201621/08/2016
diplomat7.41%EN08/08/201608/08/2016
former public service head3.70%EN05/24/201424/05/2014
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Reginald DumasEN100.00%


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