Posted: Saturday, June 23, 2012
FAR FROM announcing a "reconfiguration", Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night announced a shake-up of the Cabinet, changing the key portfolios governing finance and national security in a reshuffle which involves the introduction of five new faces to the Cabinet, the outright removal of two ministers and the introduction of several new portfolios.
New faces in PM's Cabinet reshuffle
Former Public Utilities Minister Ganga Singh, UNC deputy leader Marlene Coudray and banker Larry Howai have been brought into the reconfigured Cabinet of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.
'Action' Jack for crime
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night described Jack Warner as a man of action and expressed confidence that as the new National Security minister, he would be the best crime-buster.
PM makes sweeping changes to Govt
...Marlene gets Gender Affairs
No stress over reshuffle
AMERICAN news network CNN's International anchor Jim Clancy yesterday questioned Attorney General Anand Ramlogan about whether Government ministers were nervous about last night's Cabinet reshuffle
I'm not impressed
OPPOSITION LEADER and People's National Movement (PNM) political leader Dr Keith Rowley last night said he was not optimistic that the country would benefit from the Cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.
Rowley: Failure by PM on economy
The appointment of Jack Warner to the sensitive post of National Security should be a matter of concern for all the right-thinking citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, Oppo- sition Leader Dr Keith Rowley said last night.
Mixed views on Devant's new posting
Cautious optimism over Howai
McLeod embraces new senator whom he called 'a fool'
Labour Minister Errol McLeod yesterday made good on Thursday's promise to be among the first to congratulate new PP Government Senator James Lambert.
Woman is prime suspect
A WOMAN has been deemed the prime suspect behind the murder of solider Cpl Nigel Sinaswee, whose body was found at Green Acres in Morvant at about 4 pm on Thursday
Defence Force vows to help catch killers
Kidnapped soldier found dead
Driver in El Dorado bar accident to face five charges
The man responsible for Tuesday's accident in El Dorado in which five people lost their lives will appear in court on Monday charged with five offences.
Trade minister denies union claims: T&T no dumping ground for steel
Trade Minister Stephen Cadiz has acknowledged that there is a problem with substandard steel products entering T&T.
Govt moves to put CEPEP workers into business
The Community-based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) and The National Entrepreneurship Development Company (Nedco) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding(MOU) which will pave the way for CEPEP employees to become entrepreneurs.
NCBA, NCC told: Say where $69m went
The Joint Select Committee (Group 1) has asked the National Carnival Bands' Association (NCBA) and the National Carnival Commission (NCC) to submit detailed accounts on expenditure of approximately $69 million in Government subventions over the past three years.
Senator: CAL's dressed-up planes still parked in France
Several ATR 72-600 planes, for which Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has already paid millions of dollars, are still in a hangar in Toulouse, France.
Abu Bakr warned of war
...Slammed rich Muslims
Dana Seetahal: Should the AG be a politician?
Tony Deyal: Beware of the dog
Rape accused cop 'still in T&T'
SERGEANT Dane Sorzano, the police officer who jumped bail on the charge of child rape, has not left the country.
Cop shot with own gun after botched robbery
Police Constable Ronnie Samaroo who foiled a robbery attempt, when he went to execute an arrest warrant in Marebella yesterday morning was shot at close range in his stomach with his own service revolver by the bandit he was attempting to arrest.
Associate of slain gang leader killed
An associate of a slain gang leader was among two men murdered in north Trinidad between Thursday night and Friday morning.
Policeman held for sex attacks on girls
A POLICE constable with over 25 years service was arrested on Thursday night following a report made by two girls, aged nine and 11, that they were sexually assaulted by the officer.
Drug accused gunned down
A 20-year-old man with three pending gun possession matters pending in the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court was gunned down on Thursday night near his Beetham Gardens home.
Cop's son on murder charge
THE SON of a Police Sergeant appeared before a Sangre Grande magistrate yesterday charged for the murder of 21-year-old Sheldon Burke, a gardener of Sou Sou Lands in Cunaripo.
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