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President general of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union Ancel Roget says state-owned oil company National Petroleum (NP) is barking up the wrong tree by securing a stay of the Industrial Court’s order for 68 fired workers to be reinstated immediately.

Retired Justice of Appeal Zainool Hosein has been appointed the new chairman of the Integrity Commission. A press release issued yesterday stated Hosein was expected to be sworn in today at the Office of the President, St Ann’s.

Independent Liberal Party (ILP) leader Jack Warner says Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar deliberately omitted to mention to Parliament all the perks and allowances paid to Caribbean Airlines’ Canadian CEO Michael DiLollo.

Works Minister Suruj Rambachan yesterday said the e-mail to the Prime Minister by his ministerial junior, Stacy Roopnarine, had not affected his working relationship with Roopnarine “at all.” He was asked during yesterday’s weekly Government press conference about the e-mail Roopnarine sent to th

Members of the Salaries Review Commission (SRC) and the Chief Personnel Office (CPO) are refusing to divulge any details of the four-hour meeting held yesterday to discuss President Anthony Carmona's $28,000 housing allowance. The two groups met in a secretive, emergency meeting yesterday from 2

Having committed no crime, faced no judge or jury, an Arima family is now in jail. Unlike the Maximum Security Prison, their holding cells are not located behind high walls and barbed wire fences but their own home.

Local Content Chamber president Lennox Sirjuesingh has taken issue with the announcement that a Danish firm is being considered to address the collapse of the Manzanilla/Mayaro road.

Foreign Service officers of various levels and new ambassadors are heading T&T’s missions in the UK, Canada, India, Costa Rica and the United Nations mission in New York, according to information from Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran.

Marabella resident Akimoo Roger says his son, daughter and wife are still sick and is calling on state-owned oil company Petrotrin to release medical reports and provide compensation for residents. In August, oil escaped from Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery when one of its tanks (MP 6) faile

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said, thus far, allegations contained in an e-mail sent to her by junior Works Minister Stacy Roopnarine on a contract bidding issue have not been evidenced in any regard.

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