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AG exposes deep Govt bias

AG John Jeremie

AG John Jeremie

AG exposes deep Govt bias
If, according to AG John Jeremie, Prime Minister Patrick Manning stands vindicated by the Uff Report for his pursuit of the $10 million discrepancy on the Cleaver Heights housing project, by the same logic the Prime Minister and his entire Cabinet must be criminally negligent in failing to prevent the pillage of hundreds of millions of dollars on several construction projects undertaken by Udecott. Sadly, the Attorney General’s statement in the Parliament on Tuesday in laying the Uff Report only illustrated the deep bias held by the Government in the matters probed in the Uff enquiry.
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UDeCOTT board fired

UDeCOTT board fired

UDeCOTT board fired

Udecott board fired
The Government is giving itself two weeks to reconstitute the board of directors of State-owned Urban Development Corporation of T&T (Udecott). Well-placed sources made this revelation last night, after the Government sacked the four remaining members of the old Calder Hart-led board.

AG to UDeCOTT board: You’re fired
In a statement to the Senate yesterday, Attorney General John Jeremie announced that there would be a ‘reconstituted’ UDeCOTT board-save for its recently appointed chairman Jearlean John- and thanked the outgoing members for their services.
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BREAKING NEWS: Government Fires UDeCoTT Board

BREAKING NEWS

Uff Report Revealed

Uff Report Revealed

BREAKING NEWS — 7:00 PM

BREAKING NEWS: Government Fires UDeCoTT Board

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UFF: Public purse was at risk
The UDeCoTT board was guilty of a “dereliction of duty” and “knowingly exposed the public purse to a grave risk” by failing to question the award of a $368 million contract to CH Development/Sunway Construction (Caribbean) Limited for the Ministry of Legal Affairs Tower…

Send UDeCoTT board packing
The report submitted by Prof John Uff does not reflect well on the Government and is especially damning to the Prime Minister’s darling company, the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCoTT).
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Police Probe Of Hart, Udecott

Uff Report Revealed

Uff Report Revealed

By Andre Bagoo
April 04 2010 – newsday.co.tt

IN HIS Report submitted to President George Maxwell Richards last week, the chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into Udecott Professor John Uff QC, has recommended that the police probe former Udecott executive chairman Calder Hart as well as the entire Udecott board in relation to the award of the $368 million Ministry of Legal Affairs tower contract and the $885 million Brian Lara stadium project at Tarouba, Sunday Newsday can reveal.
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Uff hands in report on the construction sector to the President

Professor John Uff, President George Maxwell Richards and Desmond Thornhill: Uff hands in report on the construction sector to the President

Professor John Uff, President George Maxwell Richards and Desmond Thornhill: Uff hands in report on the construction sector to the President

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On today, Uff tomorrow

By Raffique Shah
October 11, 2009
Trinidad and Tobago News Blog
www.trinidadandtobagonews.com/blog

Prof John UffSOMEONE determined many moons ago that there are three sides to every story-yours, mine, and the truth. Maybe that person lived in Norway, a country long seen as heaven-on-earth, which has consistently ranked at the top of the world in human development. He (or she) obviously knew nothing of faraway Trinidad where there are 100 sides to every rumour, and maybe more to every truth, if the latter at all exists in this country.
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