I caused chaos
Posted: Sunday, July 29, 2012
'I caused chaos'
FORMER Health Minister, and current Ambassador to the United Nations office at Geneva, Therese Baptiste-Cornelis, is currently pictured in a video delivering a long, rambling speech in which she implies she was fired from her Cabinet post last year because she dared to take on doctors and "caused chaos" among them.
Ex-minister takes heat over video lecture
FORMER health minister Therese Baptiste-Cornelis, now the country's ambassador to the United Nations in Switzerland, has been slammed on social media networking site Facebook and BlackBerry Messenger, following a lecture on cultural diplomacy she presented in Geneva in June.
I worked hard for it
PM: New $.9m Land Rover 'not a gift'
Axe Over Top Cops?
Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs and his deputy Jack Ewatski are reportedly under the gun.
HINDS CALLS FOR INTEGRITY PROBE
MINISTER of National Security, Jack Warner, faces fresh questions in the wake of a Sunday Newsday's investigation which has established that property and private company positions linked to him in public records, do not appear on the register of interests at the Integrity Commission for the year 2010.
Jack ignores PNM's calls to explain US$ bank account
Opposition Senator Fitzgerald Hinds says National Security Minister Jack Warner's refusal to respond to questions and concerns about an alleged US bank account in his name is a threat to the country's democracy
Rumblings in agriculture
...Farmers accuse Agri Society head of breaching rules
US drought could send food prices up
The price for live weight poultry in Trinidad and Tobago is expected to increase by $0.55, from $5.50 per pound to $6.05, because grain price is being affected by drought condition in the United States.
Suruj: State CEO breached rules
But Govt, CISL chairman fail to act on directors' report of serious misconduct
IRO head wants ban on alcohol ads
In addition to his pursuit of values instruction being introduced in schools and the revival of a television and radio programme, newly elected Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO) president Brother Harrypersad Maharaj says he has one other major goal.
No dengue outbreak in Central
'Statistics' say otherwise but Fuad claims...
NJAC hits back at Rowley criticism
The National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) yesterday responded to criticisms by Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley who spoke last week on their silence about Government's initial $1 million offer for Emancipation celebrations this year.
EMA busts popular nightspots on the Avenue
Three popular nightspots on Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook, were closed down for noise pollution and the proprietors may be taken to court.
Prof Sankat: What happens when oil and gas disappears?
Free higher education comes at a high price, not to the student but to taxpayers.
Top CDA executive resigns after sex talk at high-powered meeting
Allegations of demands for sexual favours have surfaced over a proposed $20 million-dollar deal that led to the sudden resignation of a senior executive at the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA).
Kambon: Africa has come too far to be recolonised
Chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee (ESC) Khafra Kambon says the "ideological influence of the African diaspora" causes grave concern for the western world.
Escape from bondage
While not as prolific as the Jamaican maroons, Trinidad also saw its share of runaways who were faced with more difficulties than their Jamaican counterparts since the island was smaller and better-known, so that hiding places were fewer.
Selwyn Ryan: Compromise averts bloodbath on eve of Independence
Lennox Grant: Playing and paying for 'change' in T&T
Sunity Maharaj: Starting at the finish line
Raffique Shah: Spirit of the Olympics
Too many denied spoils of nation
The following address was delivered by Fr Martin Sirju at a Thanksgiving Mass commemorating the First Anniversary of the Siparia Youth Group on July 24.
Seven executives on phone hacking charges
In the midst of all the excitement over the formal opening of the Olympic Games, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) managed to grab the headlines which boldly proclaimed that seven key executives of the now defunct News of the World newspaper face 19 phone-hacking charges involving 600 victims.
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