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Senior Counsel Martin Daly yesterday expressed serious concern about a perceived mixing of politics in judicial affairs. He said a statement by House Speaker Wade Mark that he was notified by the High Court of matter involving Finance Minister Larry Howai and Sunshine Newspaper was cause for concern and if true requires “immediate attention at the...

Friday, January 23, 2015

Two chutney music promoters are locked in a legal battle over this year’s Chutney Soca Monarch competition. 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Twelve years after the closure of the sugar cane industry, Cabinet has finally approved $130 million compensation for cane farmers to be used for agricultural diversification.

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM) yesterday declined an invitation to discuss issues related to the economy and the energy sector with Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, calling the invitation disrespectful and labelling it a public relations ploy.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Parliament has approved the recommendation of Dr Maria Therese Gomes to the post of chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC).

She had been recommended by President Anthony Carmona last December to replace Prof Ramesh Deosaran.

Friday, January 23, 2015

The charge

Singh is accused of using a fraudulent document to transfer of $50 million from the organisation’s Unit Trust Corporation (UTC) account to another account at Republic Bank’s branch, Tropical Plaza, Point Lisas. 

The transfer allegedly took place on January 18, 2013. 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Accusing the Opposition of spreading “mischievous and deliberate propaganda,” Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh has denied that schools in Opposition constituencies are being neglected.

Friday, January 23, 2015

The PNM’s candidate for Mayaro, Clarence Rambharat, says he is not a squatter in T&T as is being alleged by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

Friday, January 23, 2015

“T&T will have no industrial peace if Petrotrin embarks on job cuts.” 

This is the warning from president general of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union Ancel Roget a day after Petrotrin chairman Lindsay Gillette announced the jobs of casual and temporary workers were under review.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Residents have filed a petition in court objecting to licences being granted for the annual Gulf View all-inclusive fete to be held in their residential community on February 7.

Friday, January 23, 2015

T&T national Desmond Pavy, who escaped from St Vincent and the Grenadines in 2013, was extradited to the country where he will continue to serve his nine-year jail sentence and face possible additional charges.

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