Lee Sing: No apologies for new trafic plan
Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2012
Lee Sing: No apologies for new trafic plan
Port-of-Spain mayor Louis Lee Sing says he will not apologise to the St James and Woodbrook business owners who have complained of losses since the implementation of the new traffic plan.
I will not apologise
Lee Sing on traffic plan not affecting sales
JACK HIRES FLOOD 'SPY'
National Security Minister positions photographer to stake out Keith Rowley's office
Govt units, politicians to come under FIU scrutiny
Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) scrutiny to prevent white-collar crime will soon apply to all public authorities—from ministries to the Tobago House of Assembly—and also to "politically-exposed" people.
Govt and Opposition co-operate
GOVERNMENT and Opposition yesterday cooperated in order to urgently pass new legislation in relation to the Financial Intelligence Unit and anti-terrorism measures, in a swift four-hour debate.
Unanimous support as FIU bill passed
WITH the amendments to the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) bill, it can now extend the reach of its "tentacles" into any public authority, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said yesterday.
AG and Imbert clash on FIU Bill
ATTORNEY General (AG) Anand Ramlogan and Diego Martin North/East MP Colm Imbert yesterday crossed swords over the intent of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago and Anti-Terrorism) Bill 2012, and why Government was arguably bringing the legislation to Parliament at this time.
No PM Jack
NATIONAL Security Minister and UNC chairman, Jack Warner, yesterday declared in Parliament that he does not, did not and will never have any aspirations to become prime minister, as he launched an attack on critics and political opponents.
We have to go after the 'Mr Bigs' in crime
National Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday reaffirmed his commitment to go after the "Mr Bigs" in the local drug trade.
'500 truckloads of debris removed'
IN five days, eight contractors removed more than 500 truckloads of debris and garbage from Diego Martin, Morne Coco Road and Maraval areas following devastating floods in West Trinidad last Saturday.
Govt offers $5,000 grant to small businesses
The Government is offering a microenterprise grant of $5,000 to assist flood-hit businesses to restart, Local Government Minister Suruj Rambachan told Parliament yesterday.
Water, toiletries, school supplies donated to residents
TML gets $350,000 for Eid
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday presented a $350,000 cheque to president general of the Trinidad Muslim League (TML), Dr Nasser Mustapha, during a function held after Friday prayers at the TML Mosque in St Joseph.
Borel-Brown, TT's 13th Olympic finalist
Shot putter Cleopatra Borel-Brown has been added to the list of Trinidad and Tobago Olympians who made it to the finals of their sport in the just-concluded London Olympics.
Lalonde returns home today
LALONDE GORDON, the bronze medallist on the men's 400-metre sprint at the recently-concluded Olympic Games in London, England, will be returning home today at 12.45 pm.
Mark: Let's recognise all Caribbean athletes
House Speaker Wade Mark yesterday suggested that a date be considered to recognise and pay tribute to all Caribbean athletes who have excelled in sport.
...calls for creation of heroes park for athletes
THA to honour Tobago athletes
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) will pay special tribute to the Tobago-based athletes who participated in the 2012 London Olympics at a function at Coco Cafe, Crown Point, at 7 p.m. on Monday.
Huge demand for TT nationals in oil and gas
There is a huge demand internationally for Trinidad and Tobago nationals in the field of oil and gas drilling.
Govt to build $4m facility to house Nigerian trainees
The Government plans to spend $4 million to house Nigerian students who come to T&T for training at the National Energy Skills Centre (NESC).
Manning's sick leave extended to October
Former prime minister Patrick Manning has extended his sick leave from the Parliament until October, House Speaker Wade Mark said yesterday.
Privy Council rules in favour of prisons officer
Bypassed for promotion...
Dana Seetahal: $410 million a year?
Tony Deyal: F-bombs and aha moments
Robbers have field day in South and Central
Thieves went on a rampage in South and Central Trinidad yesterday committing four robberies within a few hours.
Cops cut short Samad's protest
SOCIAL ACTIVIST Ishmael Samad yesterday protested outside the Police Administration Building in Port of Spain to raise awareness of the increasing number of people killed by police.
Cop keeps vow to kill ex-lover
Mom of one hacked to death...
97-year-old man in love triangle dies after licks
Just three years short of celebrating his 100th birthday, a Marabella man involved in a love triangle with a 48-year-old woman died after he was beaten by the woman's ex-boyfriend.
South police kill robbery suspect in 'shoot-out'
An alleged shoot-out between police and three robbery suspects ended in the death of one of the suspects in Williamsville, near Princes Town, yesterday.
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