Army, police rout highway protesters
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2012
Army, police rout highway protesters
With his hands folded and his face expressionless, new National Security Minister Jack Warner faced a barrage of insults as he presided over the demolition the Highway Re-Route Movement's protest camp in Debe, south Trinidad, early yesterday.
Soldiers break down Debe protest camp
Police released environmental activist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh with a warning to keep the peace hours after he was arrested in Debe at the Highway Reroute Movement protest camp which soldiers demolished yesterday on the instruction of National Security Minister Jack Warner.
Jack on Rocky Road
New Minister of National Security under fire for demolishing protesters' Debe campsite
Warner on breaking down of protestors' camp: I did nothing wrong
'I don't fear backlash' for taking action
NATIONAL Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday said his decision to order the demolition of the Highway Re-Route Movement's camp in Debe was nothing personal but, instead, was motivated by the need for national development.
The Constitution has been overthrownóRamesh
In the face of mounting criticisms against the People's Partnership following the demolition of the Highway Re-route Movement's camp, civil rights lawyer Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj is already preparing a barrage of lawsuits against government officials, police and soldiers.
'Why was Jack there?'
COP questions ministers' involvement
Rowley: Jack has something to prove
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley is questioning whether the presence of the new National Security Minister, Jack Warner, during the demolition of a camp of protesters in South Trinidad could the beginning of a trend in the Government's war on crime.
PNM senator Faris Al-Rawi: AG must clear the air on Jack's behaviour
No charges yet against Kublalsingh
Six hours after he was arrested and dragged off the demolished camp site, Re-Route Highway Movement leader Dr Wayne Kublalsingh walked out of the San Fernando Police Station.
...Abdulah calls for PM to remove Warner
Political leader of the Movement for Social Justice David Abdulah and president general of the Oilfields Workers' Trade Union Ancel Roget yesterday called for the removal of Jack Warner as Minister of National Security.
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Keith Rowley says he has no confidence in the operations of the Integrity Commission (IC) following a ruling delivered on Tuesday by Port-of-Spain Magistrate Marcia Murray.
FINANCE and Economy Minister Larry Howai yesterday defended the $10 million he is to receive from the First Citizens Group, saying this is less than what he would have been paid had he not retired early from the State-owned bank, after 30 years at its helm, to serve in Government.
Mystar: We are working on it
Murder detection rate low but...
Volney's no-jury trials plan meets objections
Justice Minister Herbert Volney's proposal to abolish trials by jury has been met with mixed reaction.
Ganga: I'm cleared over Desalcott affair
MINISTER of the Environment and Water Resources, Ganga Singh, yesterday took office by saying he had no case to answer in the 1998 Desalcott scandal for which he was line minister in his former incarnation as Minister of Public Utilities in the Basdeo Panday Administration.
Govt to review defamation laws
PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Government intends to review this country's defamation laws as she underlined the People's Partnership coalition's commitment to freedom of the press.
Prisons officer wins case
Fired during pregnancy...
No word on Manning's return
ALMOST six months after suffering a stroke, former prime minister Patrick Manning continues to undergo therapy abroad, but his medical condition has improved much since January.
Communication Minister on Facebook and Twitter: Adverse effect on young people
Winford James: Prime ministerial disrespect, right?
John Spence: Realignment and all that!
Woman pleads guilty to 213 counts of fraud
A 25-year-old Tobago woman has been sentenced to two years hard labour, after pleading guilty to 213 counts of defrauding Trico Industries Tobago, of $486,012.43 .
20 shots for man
That is how many times Ronnie Jemmot, 38, was shot outside his home along Fourth Street inside Sparrow Drive off Simeon Road in Petit Valley on Tuesday
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