Ministry: No oil clash with Grenada
Posted: Monday, May 7, 2012
Ministry: No oil clash with Grenada
THE Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs (MEEA) refuted claims made by a media house (not Newsday) that Grenada is in conflict over TT's rights to two marine oilfields known as blocks TTDAA 28 and TTDAA 29.
Blows for PSC
The Public Service Commission (PSC) was criticised yesterday by both members of the Government and the Opposition after it confirmed Susan Francois as the director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU).
...Kamla: She will help improve T&T's financial rating
Susan Francois, the Prime Minister's choice for director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), has been confirmed in the post.
Oppressive action by Govt&Rowley
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says the Public Service Commission (PSC) was not allowed to prevail with its appointment of Michelle Ann Austin as director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). Rowley was asked to comment on last week's appointment of Registrar General Susan Francois to the post.
COP 'loyalists' confused
Animal rights activist and loyalist of the Congress of the People (COP) Nalini Dial says the party's political leader Prakash Ramadhar must explain his "changing positions" on collective Cabinet responsibility.
COP's De Lima: UNC doing it alone
Congress of the People (COP) vice chairman Vernon de Lima said, once again, the tenets of the Fyzabad Accord were ignored by the United National Congress (UNC) with its singular decision on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ).
'COP remains independent party'
Following is the statement delivered yesterday by political leader of the Congress of the People, Prakash Ramadhar, on recent developments affecting the People's Partnership coalition of parties and Government.
Perils of a marriage of convenience
Ramadhar's vote saves tagging bill
CONGRESS of the People political leader Prakash Ramadhar and all of the COP MPs voted with the coalition Government on Friday night, giving it the special majority it needed to secure passage of a bill to authorise electronic tagging of prisoners at home.
Keith Subero: Two-faced politics
Michael Harris: In search of meaning
Debe to Mon Desir section of highway on hold
...More consultation with Debe residents
...Kublalsingh: I'm still willing to meet with Kamla
Protest in pursuit of the point
The protests against the planned route of the Solomon-Hochoy highway extension to Point Fortin have been both vigorous and colourful. Led by UWI lecturer Dr Wayne Kublalsingh, the protesters have been loud, theatrical and media-savvy in their efforts to have their proposal of an alternative route for a section of the highway, planned to run from Debe to Mon Desir, and the relocation of the planned Carisal chemical plant taken seriously by the project's planners.
Most Tobagonians with no legal documents for lands
More than 80 percent of Tobagonians are occupying lands in an "informal state", having no documents of legal ownership, according to research conducted by surveyor Andre Felix some six years ago.
PM should be voted in
Hamel-Smith calls for more equitable system:
Club owner lashes out against ministry
The State's treatment of owners of private property is "sickening," "disgraceful" and "repulsive." Country Club owner Joseph Fernandes did not mince his words when he lashed out against the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure in a recent interview at his Champs Elysees, Maraval office.
Junior Members resign from Law Association
THE alleged theft of $284,000 from the Law Association by an employee has led to the resignation of both senior and junior members of the Council of the Law Association.
Too many cars not working, says Ewatski
Out of a fleet of about 1,200 vehicles belonging to the Police Service, some 300 are not working, says Deputy Police Commissioner Jack Ewatski.
Three left homeless after arson attack
Man shot in chest following argument
Police probe Tobago murder
A 46-year-old Trinidadian man residing in Tobago was found dead along a roadway on the western outskirts of Scarborough.
...Stabbed in neck
'Point' man murdered in Tobago
Nikita's killers move from Georgetown to Enterprise
Police officers in Guyana who have been searching for a 25-year-old labourer and his accomplice in connection with the brutal murder of 18-year-old Nikita Ramischand said yesterday that they believed the two men are now hiding out in an area known as Enterprise in the East Coast of Demerara.
The killings must stop
We condemn without reservation the recent sudden rise in the country's murder rate, which reached an uncomfortable high of 129 with the brutal shooting deaths of three persons last Thursday, and on Friday.
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