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Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has dubbed the probe announced by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley into the procurement process for the Cabo Star and the Ocean Flower 2 as a “public relations gimmick.”

And she is calling on businessman Christian Moutett to step down from the position.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Admitting that racial tensions exist within the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, Assistant Commissioner of Police Fitzroy Fredericks said the statements made by Police Service Commission (PSC) chairman, Nizam Mohammed, were only “fueling fire.” He said Mohammed words can only “create...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj yesterday slammed the silence of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on the inflammatory comments of chairman of the Police Service Commission Nizam Mohammed, even as he has described those statements as “extremely provocative,” “offensive” and “...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has called on businessmen to become the driving force behind the economy. This, as she has extended an open invitation for all businessmen to join hands with the Government to make Trinidad and Tobago “the gateway to the Americas.” Persad-Bissessar made the...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The death of 29-year-old Chrystal Boodoo-Ramsoomair has raised the obvious question of medical malpractice. The mother of three died hours after undergoing a Caesarean section at San Fernando General Hospital on March 4. For families plunged into disbelief and sorrow, what recourse does the...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh believes that police officers are not making enough use of the breathalyser. Indarsingh said in light of the spate of road carnage every weekend, he wants the Commissioner of Police to put steps in place to ensure that more breathalyser tests be carried out on...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Thirty years after the death of Dr Eric Eustace Williams, chairman of the Dr Eric Williams Memorial Committee, Reginald Vidale, is calling on the Government to dedicate the first Saturday in April to the remembrance of the nation’s first Prime Minister. Vidale said the day should be called the...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Movement for Social Justice (MSJ), one of the constituent elements of the governing People’s Partnership administration, is set to hold its first internal elections as the party moves to formalise its constitution and leadership team. This was announced by government senator David Abdulah,...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Planning, Economic and Social Restructuring and Gender Affairs, Ramona Ramdial, (below right) takes part in the warm-up exercise before the start of the ministry’s International Women’s Day five-kilometre walk and run at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Tears of joy fell from the eyes of local singing sensation Raymond Ramnarine, the lead singer of T&T’s superband Dil-e-Nadan, when he performed on stage for the first time with his son Varun. The father and son duo, along with Monali Takhur, a playback singer from India, and members of Dil-e...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine Campus, will honour 50 members of its alumni at the inaugural Distinguished Campus Alumni Awards on Saturday. The 50 awardees were selected by a bi-partisan committee of campus academic staff and the Trinidad and Tobago Chapter of the UWI...

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