Rowley writes PSC on plane deal
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Gibbs on the spot
PM: Govt knew nothing about $.9m aircraft deal, calls on Sandy for report
Rowley writes PSC on plane deal
No Cabinet okay to lease aircraft—PM
PM: I have no knowledge of that matter
Director: I did fly with senior cop
Managing director of the T&T Air Support Co Ltd (TTAS) Dirk Barnes said he did fly on a Cessna aircraft in July last year with a senior police officer and a former US official.
A 'fly by night' company, says Rowley
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has written to Police Service Commission chairman Prof Ramesh Deosaran calling for a probe into the conduct of top cops Dwayne Gibbs and Jack Ewatski in the award of a contract to a "fly by night" company to provide the services of a light aircraft to the Police Service.
Sandy wants Gibbs to go public on aircraft
Aeroplane owner claims unfair treatment
Betrayed over aircraft contract
Shocked engineer writes Deosaran:
An alternative to helicopters
THE light sport aircraft which is being leased to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) for a three-month period to evaluate its capabilities could soon become an alternative to helicopters. This according to Police Service public relations officer Sgt Wayne Mystar.
Doctor believed child was already dead
THE doctor who saw Stacy Simon's son before they were refused help by a passing ambulance said yesterday he believed the infant was already dead. ]
...SWRHA to launch investigation
CHIEF executive officer of the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) Anil Gosine said yesterday an investigation would be launched into why two Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) refused to transport a dying child to the San Fernando General Hospital last Friday.
...Find that ambulance
Opposition quits procurement team
The Opposition has withdrawn its involvement from the Joint Select Committee—Legislative Proposals on Public Procurement and on the Repealing and Replacing of the Central Tenders Board Act.
...PNM wants no part of Govt 'pappyshow'
Opposition blackballs Procurement Committee
Opposition MP Colm Imbert describes government’s advertisement inviting Expressions of Interest in the financing, design, construction, operation and maintenance of a light transit system from City Gate to Arima as “a pappyshow."
...Colm: 'Bobol' in PBR rail project
Warner: New 4-lane traffic plan could ease up rush-hour woes
A proposal from Works and Infrastructure Minister Jack Warner could alleviate daily rush-hour traffic congestion suffered by north-bound and south-bound motorists and commuters on the Solomon Hochoy Highway.
Jack's shrinking duties
Twenty months after vaulting Kamla Persad-Bissessar into the Prime Minister's seat, Jack Warner has been stripped of responsibility for the billion-dollar highway to Point Fortin. Until further notice Warner is "Minister of a piece of Works". Having had transport excised from his portfolio and the multi-million dollar PURE project shut down, Warner, once queen-maker and de-facto PM, is neither.
Jack mobilises support for the hangman
Rowley ‘hangs’ Jack’s petition
OPPOSITION LEADER Dr Keith Rowley yesterday dismissed Works and Infrastructure Minister Jack Warner’s plans to launch a national petition to call for the resumption of the death penalty in the country.
Manning showing 'massive' improvement
San Fernando East Member of Parliament Patrick Manning continues to show signs of improvement, as he recovers from a stroke at the San Fernando General Hospital.
Imbert: Give Manning space
DIEGO MARTIN North/East MP Colm Imbert yesterday said former Prime Minister Patrick Manning should be given as much time as he needs to recover from a mild stroke which he suffered one week ago.
South Oropouche joins PTA upheavals
Students and parents of the South Oropouche Government Primary School staged their third day of protests outside the school yesterday demanding the removal of a senior member of staff.
Cops probing death of Moruga baby
$90 million saved in diesel subsidy
Five of eight vessels impounded during last year’s state of emergency in exercises aimed at clamping down on the illegal sale of subsidised diesel, have been found to be in contravention of laws relating to the use of diesel within Trinidad and Tobago waters.
Suspected pusher shot dead in Maraval
A 23-year-old Maraval man, described by police as a drug pusher in the area, was shot dead in broad daylight while standing at the side of Morne Coco Road, Maraval, yesterday.
...23-year-old man is murder victim No 37
Man gets 21 years for raping girl, 14
A High Court judge has ordered that a 32-year-old man who raped and robbed a 14-year-old schoolgirl at gunpoint be registered as a sex offender in T&T.
...21 years for raping girl
TERRY DALY will be known as a convicted rapist in whichever community he goes to live in Trinidad and Tobago, after he is released from jail in the next 14 years.
Cop in court charged with making false statement
A police officer with 11 years of service appeared yesterday before a Port-of-Spain magistrate, charged with making a false statement to the court during judicial proceedings in 2009.
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