Posted: Friday, September 21, 2012
PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night announced the dismissal of Minister of Justice Herbert Volney, accusing him of "serious misrepresentation" to the Cabinet in relation to a note in which he requested the early proclamation approval of Section 34 ...
PM fires Volney
Kamla: He gave erroneous advice to Cabinet
PM delivers judgment on Justice Minister for early proclamation of Section 34
Ex-minister's career coloured by controversy
HERBERT Phillip Volney, 59, widely regarded as a loose cannon, entered the field of politics under a cloud of controversy in 2010.
Fired minister always at the centre of controversy
Volney: I'm still loyal to Kamla
Firing of Volney not enough—Al-Rawi
Opposition senator Faris Al-Rawi: There is no way the people of T&T will ever be satisfied with the explanation given by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bisessar for the early proclamation of Section 34...
What Volney said about Clause 34
Before he was fired last night, former Justice Minister Herbert Volney spoke to the T&T Guardian on the controversy surrounding Section 34 of the Administration of Justice...
Volney: Tis the will of God
...he closes one door, but will open another
PM: How it all happened
As Prime Minister my first task was to convene a special sitting of Parliament to repeal the proclamation of Section 34 as soon as the views of the DPP on this matter were made known to the Attorney General.
Rowley: This doesn't mean it's over
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has said the Section 34 fiasco is not over with the firing of Justice Minister Herbert Volney.
Abdulah: I am not supporter of PNM policies
Leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) David Abdulah...
Good day for the women
Ashworth Jack says of new justice
Moore, AG's lawyer
TOBAGO-BORN attorney Christlyn Moore...new Justice Minister
Christlyn Moore's background
Prakash: I'm satisfied
Congress of the People leader Prakash Ramadhar was "satisfied" with both the Prime Minister's explanation and her dismissal of Minister of Justice Herbert Volney.
COP asks members: Stay or not to stay in PP?
Trade unions want AG, Jack fired
Rowley disgusted over kiss at Moonilal's feet
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has expressed his disgust at the kiss given to Housing Minister Roodal Moonilal in a cheque-distribution ceremony at the Diego Martin Regional Corporation...
Woman: I was praying, not kissing feet
THE woman depicted in three daily newspapers yesterday, supposedly kissing the feet of Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal, was in fact praying.
Rowley resents woman's bow at Moonilal's feet
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday dismissed Morvant resident Bernadine George's display of gratitude to Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal for a housing repair grant by claiming the credit instead for her getting financial assistance.
Calder Hart must appear in court
FORMER Udecott chairman Calder Hart has been ordered by a High Court judge to attend case management hearings of the lawsuit against him in which he is being asked to repay millions to the State...
Priests free to talk politics
POLITICIANS are not above God and must fulfill the spiritual duty they have as occupants of the highest forum in the country, Rev Colin Sampson, Dean and Rector of Trinity Cathedral
Bus workers walk off: travellers stranded
Scores of travellers were left stranded yesterday when Public Transport Services Corporation (PTSC) workers walked off the job.
Judge orders Hart to pay $16,800 in legal fees
FORMER executive chairman of the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCOTT), Calder Hart, has been ordered by a High Court judge to pay $16,800 in legal fees to UDeCOTT.
Another sink hole in San Fernando
SOON after the repair of a sink hole at Scott Street, San Fernando, on Tuesday, another crater developed in another part of the city.
No need for US envoy to apologise, says IRO VP
US Ambassador Beatrice Wilkinson-Welters does not owe the Muslim community of this country any apology as she has done no wrong and took a responsible position in condemning an American-based film which demoralised Islam...
Man dies while under arrest
A man who allegedly breached a protection order to stay away from a female relative died in police custody on Tuesday night.
Brother forgives his brother
A SANGRE GRANDE man has forgiven his brother for chopping him on his leg and arm during an altercation seven years ago.
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