Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2012
Minister of Sports Anil Roberts has accused the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) of corruption in a $320 million deal involving the sale, lease and rental of three acres of lands and an office building, all linked to the family of former PNM government minister John Rahael.
Ex-PNM minister named in $300M deal
A company tied to PNM chairman Franklyn Khan got $300 million in housing contracts in 2007 after Khan stepped down from his PNM post and as a minister in the wake of since dropped charges...
Rowley: Jack tell Anil stop funds to TTFF
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday claimed National Security Minister Jack Warner compromised a police investigation into a death threat that was made against him by making that threat public knowledge.
Warner urged sports minister to starve football of funds
Opposition leader claims...
ZINGER ON JACK
Coincidence footballers paid after Rowley buss mark on letter in Parliament?
Anil: I'm no pawn of Warner
The Ministry of Sport has reconsidered an earlier decision not to fund the senior national football team's participation in the 2012 Caribbean Cup football championships.
Rowley: This is a 'panic budget'
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday accused the People's Partnership (PP) Government of engaging in "panic budgeting" to stay in power, divert attention from the Section 34 fiasco and win next year's Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and Local Government Elections.
Rowley scoffs at 'panic budgeting'
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley ...said Finance Minister Larry Howai promised austerity but then flip-flopped following the PNM-led march on September 18 in Port of Spain.
Rowley: Economy worse off today
The following is Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley's reply, in the House of Representatives yesterday, to the 2013 Budget presented by Finance and Economy Minister Larry Howai on Monday.
Moonilal: Rowley sent President names in a bag
GOVERNMENT Chief Whip Dr Roodal Moonilal yesterday rounded on Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley over the delivery of a petition to Acting President Timothy Hamel-Smith on the Section 34 issue...
Moonilal: No signatures on PNM petition to acting Pres
The petition that acting President Timothy Hamel-Smith received from the PNM did not bear anyone's signature, according to a letter from Hamel-Smith, Dr Roodal Moonilal said yesterday.
'Lack of respect from MP'
OPPOSITION Leader Dr Keith Rowley has reiterated that he had thousands of signatures when he presented a petition to Acting President Timothy Hamel-Smith last month...
Volney: I forgive PM for firing me
Dismissed justice minister Herbert Volney says Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was wrong to fire him. But he has forgiven her.
Volney takes up 'independent' seat
MP for St Joseph placed on backbench behind Rowley
It's seat 43 (not 34) for Volney
Ramadhar responds to ex-justice minister
Congress of the People (COP) leader and Legal Affairs Minister Prakash Ramadhar yesterday said the Cabinet was "duped" by former justice minister Herbert Volney.
New-car firm and NP disagree on octane usage
Using the lower-rated fuel over time can sometimes cause premature engine wear and engine failure, according to Neal and Massy Automotive Ltd.
Las Alturas built on gravel heap
The PNM government, in 2007, built a million-dollar apartment complex on what was essentially shifting sand and was warned that it would be dangerous to place human beings in the building...
London warns Central Govt: Don't disregard Tobagonians' views
Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Orville London ...
Tobago gets fair share
... 4.03 percent of the total budget transfers went to Tobago.
We want 30%
WORKERS at the Trinidad and Tobago Solid Waste Management Company (SWMCOL) yesterday staged the third protest of the week...
Amery: Govt giving with one hand and taking with other
DIEGO Martin Central MP Dr Amery Browne has slammed the Government for claiming that contributions from ministers' salaries were being made to the Children's Life Fund when no money was coming out.
Anil shows payslip evidence
SPORT Minister Anil Roberts yesterday presented one of his payslips as proof that Cabinet members have been making monthly contributions to the Children's Life Fund.
Vicky Boodram's bail climbs to $10M
Tim: Parents must correct children's behaviour
Children have weaknesses in their behaviour that must be corrected by parents, says Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh.
PTA doesn't want Malick students
THE Parent/Teachers Association (PTA) of the Aranjuez North Secondary are not in favour of students from Malick Secondary being accommodated on their compound.
'$50m in high-tech devices for schools'
Highway Re-Route judge related to affected resident
Dana Seetahal: Fallout from Section 34
Tony Deyal: Some like it hot
Lucky calls for tougher action against rogue cops
CCTV cameras for police charge rooms
Teen mom charged
NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD Reshmi Ramrattan was yesterday denied bail when she appeared in the San Fernando Magistrates' Court charged for the unlawful killing of her one-year-old son Roshan Ramrattan.
'Agouti' cops still in custody
THE policemen allegedly caught accepting an agouti and cash as a bribe on Thursday remained in custody last evening, as investigators await instructions from the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Female students stabbed
TWO female students of the Diego Martin Secondary School are currently warded at the Port-of- Spain General Hospital after they were both stabbed on Thursday afternoon.
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