Magistrate frees Panday
Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Magistrate frees Panday
THE Integrity Commission and how it operates came in for severe criticism yesterday by a senior Port-of-Spain magistrate who dismissed a case against former prime minister Basdeo Panday for failing to declare his London bank account.
Panday freed of 11-year-old UK bank charge
Eleven years after being charged with failing to declare a London bank account to the Integrity Commission, former prime minister Basdeo Panday was acquitted yesterday of the charges.
Magistrate discharges former PM on charges of failing to declare London bank account to Integrity Commission
Howai gets $10m parting gift from First Citizens
The board of state-owned bank First Citizens approved the payment of $10 million to its departing chief executive officer, Larry Howai, two days before Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced that Howai would be the country's new Minister of Finance—a job that gives him as Corporation Sole oversight of all state-owned companies, including First Citizens.
Howai: TT faces challenges
Determining the appropriate strategy for consuming, saving and investing the country's energy wealth is a key strategic decision for the nation...
CAL, Civil Aviation now under Finance
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced yesterday that both Caribbean Airlines and the Civil Aviation Authority will now fall under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance and the Economy
Dumas: Taxpayers will feel cost of new ministries
Taxpayers are expected to shell out millions of dollars to keep afloat the new ministries whose creation was announced on Friday by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.
Imbert: New ministries can cost $400m more
Judging from the cost of different ministries over the 2011 fiscal year, at least $400 million extra will be coming out of the Treasury for the Government's four new ministries, says Opposition MP Colm Imbert.
Sandy hands over to Warner
Former national security minister John Sandy yesterday admitted that he was handing over a "very difficult" ministry to his successor Jack Warner.
Warner wants to put Carerra, Royal Jail in Central
New National Security Minister Jack Warner has announced a proposal to relocate the Port-of-Spain State Prison (Royal Jail) and the Carrera Island Prisons' facility.
Cadiz on 'companion building' to Red House: No need to move courts
The Port-of-Spain Magistrates Court on St Vincent Street will not have to be relocated for the construction of the proposed companion building to the Red House, says Tourism Minister Stephen Cadiz
Crackdown on illegal hunting
Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal is planning to hire more game wardens, following reports of increased illegal hunting camps at the protected Mayaro Forest Reserve.
A sad situation
THERE’S certainly nothing to celebrate about the jailing of a mother for having abused her child, as one wonders how all her children will now fare without her.
Dirty Secrets of Rape
THE courage of a young woman in exposing to a magistrate her "deep secrets" of having been raped when she was nine years old, resulted in her mother being sent to jail yesterday.
Children cry for tawah punishment mom
...jailed for three years for burning eight-year-old daughter's hand on a tawah for stealing.
'...Act of torture, inhumane judgment'
A LESSON to people following an act of "torture" or an inhumane judgment for a woman who needs help?
George Alleyne: Marlene to act as PM?
Rickey Singh: Crime and Warner's challenges
Fitzgerald Hinds: Rickey Singh missed the mark
Spanish-speaking pirates rob, beat Moruga fishermen
Three Moruga fishermen are thanking their lucky stars after surviving a brutal attack by Spanish-speaking robbers on the high seas on Monday night.
Teacher stabbed to death in Jamaica
THREE WEEKS after the burnt body of murdered school teacher Michelle Coudray was found in Montego Bay, Jamaica, a Jamaican school teacher has been killed in the same area over the weekend.
We're under attack, Jack
A day after Jack Warner was installed as National Security Minister, Penal/Debe business owners are begging him for help.
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