Tesheira loses $20m suit against medical centre
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012
Tesheira loses $20m suit against medical centre
Former Finance Minister Karen Tesheira's $20 million medical negligence lawsuit, in relation to the death of her husband, was dismissed yesterday by a High Court judge due to a breach of the Civil Procedure Rules by her attorneys.
UDeCOTT chairman cleared by Integrity Commission
THE Integrity Commission has cleared Jearlean John, chairman of the Urban Development Corporation (UDeCOTT), of any wrongdoing over claims that her daughter, Aisha Serrette, was the beneficiary of legal work from UDeCOTT.
...Jearlean: Plot to destroy me
HCU deserves some applause
Harnarine gives witness statement to Enquiry:
HCU asked Finance Ministry for $71M loan
AS AUDITORS closed in on the Hindu Credit Union (HCU) in 2008, former HCU president Harry Harnarine was in the process of lobbying former Finance Minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira for a $71 million loan, the Colman Inquiry heard yesterday.
Commissioner refused HCU's gold chain bribe
When former Hindu Credit Union (HCU) president Harry Harnarine's attempts to win over former Commissioner of Co-operatives Beemal Ramroop with gifts like a gold chain failed, Harnarine then resorted to threats.
Mitchell: Harry threatened to 'see me dead'
IF you refused the treat offered by former Hindu Credit Union president Harry Harnarine, you experienced the threat, former commissioner of cooperative development, Charles Mitchell, testified yesterday, before the Commission of Enquiry into the collapse of CL Financial and HCU.
Tewarie tells Senate: Political interference at CSO by last Govt
Planning and the Economy Minister Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie says he is committed to cleaning up operations at the Central Statistical Office (CSO).
Doctors reattach dog victim's arm
PREGNANT Point Fortin mother Kurleen Cooper underwent surgery for seven and a half hours on Tuesday night for doctors to reattach her right arm that was almost torn off during an attack by dogs.
'Son planned to kill mom on Mother's Day'
Basdeo Ragoobar — the man who bludgeoned his 70-year-old mother to death on Mother's Day — said goodbye to his friends the day before he died.
Senator: Bill biased against gays
Independent Senator Corinne Baptiste-McKnight has indicated that the Children's Bill contains clauses which discriminate against gay children/adolescents.
Opposition senator urges colleagues: Deal with issue of gays
Temporary Opposition Senator Sharrie Ali says legislators must deal with the controversial issue of same-sex relationships.
Govt not bending to gay demands says Warner
Government will not bend to the demands of the gay and lesbian community.
Food allergy 'knocks out' Acting PM Warner
He's only been Acting Prime Minister since Tuesday afternoon, but Works and Infrastructure Minister Jack Warner had to miss his assignment yesterday morning because of an allergic reaction.
Lecturer on gay rights: There's shift in attitudes
Verna backs gay-rights, abortion in gender policy
The right to enjoy rights
There's a certain serendipity about the fact that Trinidad and Tobago is today debating the issue of sexual rights just as several countries observe the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.
Verna: Legalise abortion
Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development Verna St Rose Greaves said the issues of sexuality and teenage pregnancy/abortion were two of the major stumbling blocks in the advancement of a national gender policy.
'More jobs for East PoS'
New Colour Me Orange cycle to begin
Warner sees Fixin' T&T as 'malicious'
Acting Prime Minister Jack Warner said the agenda of Fixin' T&T must be questioned given its latest condemnation of his appointment.
Police suspect inside job in $2m Pt Lisas robbery
Police probe robberies during East PoS protest
BESSON Street detectives said they are probing reports that several people who were involved in Tuesday's protest for jobs in East Dry River, Port of Spain, robbed several motorists who were caught in traffic.
$217,500 awarded for wrongful arrest
A PIPE-FITTER who spent time in jail for an offence committed by a man bearing his name is to be awarded over $200,000 for wrongful arrest and false imprisonment.
Suspect in police chase dies
A former soldier, who was one of two people shot and wounded by police during a reported high-speed chase and shootout in Chaguanas one week ago, has died.
Woman, two men in court for murder
Four shot at Nelson Street
FOUR MEN were shot in two separate incidents on Tuesday night at Nelson Street and at the corner of Piccadilly and Prince streets in Port-of-Spain. The victims were treated at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital and listed in satisfactory condition.
Crying thief lifted out of court after sentencing
Three police officers were required to bodily carry a Belmont man out of court after he was sentenced to 18 months in jail for breaking and entering a Government institution.
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