You can call me Gov
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
You can call me Gov
Forty-five-YEAR-OLD economist J'wala Rambarran was yesterday announced by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as the country's new Central Bank Governor who will take over from Ewart Williams, who demits office on Monday after serving ten years as Governor.
PM on new Central Bank Governor: Jwala brings new thinking, dynamism
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar opted for youth as her People's Partnership Cabinet yesterday chose 45-year-old financial economist Jwala Rambarran as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
'No Doomsday Economy'
Economist Jwala Rambarran, 44, after being named new Central Bank Governor yesterday
Jwala: Age no barrier to high office
Economist Jwala Rambarran, 44, is assuming the role of Central Bank Governor on an optimistic note.
Mahabir says he's not disappointed
Economist Dr Dhaneshwar Mahabir said he is not disappointed by being bypassed for the position of Central Bank Governor.
CHINESE WOMAN MURDERED
A BULLET, fired from the gun of a bandit, which struck Chinese-born businesswoman Wu Xiu Hua, 60, on the right side of her chest, punctured her lungs, pierced her heart and then lodged in her back.
Chinese businessman shot, wife killed
A CHINESE businesswoman was shot and killed by bandits who robbed her restaurant and bar in Cunupia on Thursday night.
Al-Rawi querying multi-million river contracts
Three multi-million contracts awarded by the National Maintenance Training and Security Company (MTS) has come under legal scrutiny by Opposition Senator Faris al-Rawi.
Volney defends split in Probation Department
Opposition MP Alicia Hospedales (Arouca/Maloney) has criticised Justice Minister Herbert Volney for recent developments in which responsibility for the Probation Department has been removed from the court and placed under the Ministry of the People and Social Development.
Saunders: Little faith in judges
POPULATIONS across the English-speaking Caribbean have little faith in their judges, yet rulings from the region's Appeal Court have been praised by the England-based Privy Council, said Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) judge, Justice Adrian Saunders.
PoS traffic plan extends to St James
Businesses and motorists in wait-and-see mode
Businesses in St James and Ariapita Avenue have taken a wait-and-see approach with regard to the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure's new traffic plan for West Port-of-Spain, which starts Monday morning.
US$700,000 allocated for T&T embassy upgrade
Government's draft estimates for 2012 showed that the cost of the building which now houses the Trinidad and Tobago Embassy in Washington DC was US$11million.
HCU enquiry to resume in September
Freeport mansion fire still a mystery
THE FAMILY of millionaire Jawaharlal Deosaran, whose Carapichaima mansion went up in flames last week, remains baffled over the cause of the fire.
Jack takes crime plan to Tobago
Dana Seetahal: 50 years after—role of the Appeal Court
Tony Deyal: Doze were the days
Century Eslon to pay former OJT trainee $.3 m in damages
A company has been ordered to pay $325,859 in damages to a former employee who suffered a serious injury when he twisted his back on the job four years ago.
Manning on the mend
Former prime minister Patrick Manning is on the road to recovery and it is hoped that he will be well enough to return home by September, says Government Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal.
3 men sentenced to hang, to get fresh trial
THREE men, who in 2009 were convicted of murder, will face a fresh trial after the Court of Appeal held that they did not receive a fair trial.
Man on sodomy charge: My boyfriend did it
A MAN charged with buggery yesterday insisted in court yesterday that he had nothing to do with the crime and it was his boyfriend who was guilty of the offence.
Man, 87, charged with assault on girl, 13
AN 87-year-old man appeared in court yesterday charged with committing an act of serious indecency on a 13-year-old girl.
Cop: Believe children on sex abuse
CHILDREN need adults who trust and believe in them, and help provide the support and understanding needed to take them on the road to recovery after falling victim to sexual predators.
Cop: Statistics don't show many reports of sexual abuse
Statistics do not show any increase in incidents of sexual abuse noted Asp Joan Archie yesterday, but then went on to say that more and more persons were making reports to the police.
Laventille raid nets $400,000 marijuana haul
A 32-year-old soldier was among 35 Laventille residents arrested in a police exercise on Thursday night.
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