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Junior Minister in the Ministry of Works Stacy Roopnarine has broken her silence on the allegations of interference she levelled at her boss, Works and Infrastructure Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan in the allocation of contracts for the Curepe Interchange project. Speaking for the first time since a private letter written to the Prime Minister Kamla...

Retired Appeal Court Judge Zainool Hosein, who was appointed chairman of the Integrity Commission yesterday, says he sees no conflict of interest in also being president of the Retired Judges Association. “The association will continue and I still remain a retired judge and I still remain the hea

The Opposition People’s National Movement trusts that new Integrity Commission chairman, retired judge Zainool Hosein, will be guided by propriety in matters pertaining to any conflict of interest. Opposition PNM PRO Faris Al-Rawi said so yesterday after the President appointed Hosein to head the

Engineering officials and some Manzanilla residents said yesterday said it might be more feasible to leave the dilapidated Manzanila-Mayaro Main Road as is and chart a new route further inland. This was the thinking even as officials from the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure used a heavy duty

Security at Petrotrin installations was beefed last night as the state-owned oil company raised its threat alert after a cryptic warning was issued in a video posted on Youtube from the group Anonymous T&T. Yesterday, the group, which has described itself as a “loosely associated internationa

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.