The President acted prudently and appropriately...
Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012
'The President acted prudently and appropriately...'
SUSPENDED vice chairman of the Integrity Commission Gladys Gafoor has failed in her attempt to prohibit the President-appointed tribunal from embarking on its investigations of allegations of misconduct levelled against her by her colleagues.
Judge throws out case, Gafoor fails to prove President acted unfairly in suspending her from Integrity Commission
Glasglow QC: Harnarine made an ass of himself
WHEN Edwin Glasgow QC began his cross-examination of Harry Harnarine, 50, yesterday afternoon at Winsure Building, Richmond Street, Port-of-Spain, he spoke in calm and cool tones, his strong British accent clear.
Stop making scandalous allegations
SIR ANTHONY Colman, chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into the collapse of the Hindu Credit Union (HCU) yesterday warned Harry Harnarine, the former HCU president, to stop making scandalous allegations at the inquiry against persons who are not in a position to defend themselves.
Fuad proposes $5m grant for health research
Health Minister Fuad Khan intends to request a research fund for health in the next budget.
T&T to join world atomic energy body
The Government will pay $1.5 million annually for membership in the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Lawyers want to drop ex-reporter
ATTORNEYS who represented former Express crime reporter Akile Simon on charges stemming from an alleged robbery attempt in May, have indicated they no longer wished to appear for him in the matters.
'Black male is becoming extinct'
THE black male is becoming extinct, relatives of a murdered man lamented yesterday as they awaited his autopsy results.
Complaints Authority gets report of fatal police shooting
Police have completed their investigation into the fatal shooting by police officers of Mt D'or resident, Atiba Duncan, and have handed over a copy of the file to the Police Complaints Authority (PCA).
Work almost complete on new traffic plans
Work is almost complete in preparation for the new traffic plans in Woodbrook and St James which will take effect on Monday.
Residents, landowners blamed for Penal floods
In the aftermath of severe flooding at Penal Rock Road on Wednesday, Councillor Hyacinth Rampersadsingh is calling on the Town and Country Planning Division to be more vigilant.
Charford residents want to own the apartments
Residents of Charford Court in Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain want Government to give them the opportunity to own the apartments as others do in other Housing Development Corporation (HDC) estates.
New 'land for landless' policy coming soon
Housing, Land and Marine Affairs Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal said Cabinet yesterday agreed to a new policy measure called land for the landless in T&T.
Quality of university education vital
President's speech at opening of Parliament
Speaker rejects report of $m cost for Tobago workshop
House Speaker Wade Mark yesterday dismissed reports that the Cabinet meeting and parliamentary workshop in Tobago over this weekend cost anywhere near $1 million as stated in another newspaper.
'Not first time river has changed course'
Hate mail for Grande Riviere hotel owner
Mayor: Work begins on waterfront project in next few weeks
THERE is no guarantee that the first phase of the San Fernando Waterfront project will be completed in time for City Week in November.
'Ministry talks not enough'
Residents knock Jack over Woodbrook traffic plan
TO be blunt we see Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's mulling the possibility of a third term for President George Maxwell Richards as an unnecessary display of excessive politeness, bordering on mamaguayism.
$200,000 bail for men accused of raping pupil
TWO men, one of them a pensioner who on Tuesday appeared in the Chaguanas Magistrates' Court for raping a primary school student, were yesterday granted a total of $200,000 in bail.
Los Iros man beaten by owner of dangerous dogs
A Los Iros villager is now running scared for his life after he was attacked and severely beaten by the owner of dangerous dogs when he tried to defend himself from a dog which was chasing after him.
Builder called out of home: shot twice in abdomen
BUILDER Clint Joseph was killed by men who called him out of his home on Wednesday night.
Charlieville man is latest road fatality
The road fatality figure climbed to 97 yesterday following the death of a 44-year-old man.
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