London: Govt recycling THA ideas
Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2012
London: Govt recycling THA ideas
Chief secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Orville London has accused the People's Partnership Government of photocopying plans submitted by his executive to central government for the further development of Tobago, and reproducing them as originals.
Buoyed by the endorsement of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and other coalition heads in the ruling People's Partnership (PP) Government, political leader of the Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP), Ashworth Jack, has his sights set on replacing Orville London as Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) following next year's highly-anticipated election.
Lee Sing to bars owners on 'the Avenue': We won't tolerate lawbreaking
Port-of-Spain mayor Louis Lee Sing says the City Corporation will not condone wrong and unlawful practices of bar owners in Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook.
Businessmen given warning
Port-of-Spain Mayor Louis Lee Sing is warning bar owners along Ariapita Avenue in Woodbrook to conform to the law regarding noise and garbage pollution, or face the brunt of the city's law of intolerance to lawbreakers.
HCU FILES MISSING
Commission of Enquiry attorney: Difficulty in finding documents 'very unsatisfactory'...
Dookeran: 143,000 on HDC waiting list
Minister of Finance Winston Dookeran has said there is a backlog of 143,000 people on the waiting list for Housing Development Corporation houses nationwide.
Jack: Kublalsingh has political agenda
Works and Infrastructure Minister Jack Warner has branded environmentalist Wayne Kublalsingh an antigovernment agent with a political agenda.
AG: Electronic monitoring offers lifeline
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan says the Electronic Monitoring Bill is a revolutionary piece of legislation.
AG: Gang leaders stand bail for poor to commit more crime
Inequality in the bail system is allowing gang leaders to stand bail for poor people who then have to commit crimes to pay back their bail money, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan has said.
Drayton: Don't jail deadbeat dads
Independent senator urges electronic monitoring for parents who miss child-support payments
Serious crimes higher than last year
TTPS statistics give a different story from police claims
'Don't dump your pit bulls'
Senators mull moolah
THE Senate mulled the state of TT's economy last Tuesday, the day after the Lower House had agreed to spend another $1.5 billion in the 2012 Budget.
It pays to work at CEPEP
It pays to work at the Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP).
Tobago inspires Anya's newest collection
Project Runway winner Anya Ayoung Chee previewed her Summer 2012 capsule collection at a celebration for Trinidad and Tobago's 50th anniversary of Independence last Wednesday in New York City.
Trini-born writer Rosa Guy dies
Trinidadian-born writer, Rosa Guy, 89, died last Sunday after a battle with cancer.
Lennox Grant: Angry demands rise: State falls short
Selwyn Ryan: The right to eating ah food
Raffique Shah: The Last Monarch
Martin Daly: Tourism rhetoric
Take Tobago tourism seriously
Man, woman found dead hours apart in New Grant
Residents of Hindustan, New Grant, are in shock and mourning after the bodies of a 32-year-old mother of two and a 23-year-old man were discovered 12 hours apart.
Cops: Target missed, partner killed instead
TWO men went to the Laventille area yesterday with the intention of killing another man.
Sean 'Bill' Francis' daughter shot
The 23-year-old daughter of a slain community activist was yesterday injured during a shooting at her Second Caledonia, Morvant, home.
Hunters find bones in forest
Human remains were found on Friday afternoon in a forested area in Las Lomas.
Send page by E-Mail