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TAXI!
Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

TAXI!
Govt board chairman under fire for unapproved spending of thousands for rides to...

Imbert: Govt breaking petroleum law
DIEGO Martin North East MP Colm Imbert yesterday charged the State with unlawful conduct in relation to the petroleum levy, saying the State is not passing on savings meant for the consumer in relation to gas prices.

Imbert: Petroleum Levy Act breached

Govt broke law

Control Colm
SPEAKER Wade Mark yesterday called on Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley to ask Diego Martin North East MP Colm Imbert “to control himself” during a heated session of the Budget debate

Jack denies calling for TTFF $$ squeeze
'Cabinet approved $55m for football'

Jack: Threats 'left, right, centre'
NATIONAL Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday said death threats are falling "left right and centre" for persons in public life, dismissing objections raised by Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley to his disclosure that he had been threatened.

MOVE JUSTIC KOKORAM
LAWYERS representing Deputy Chairman of the Integrity Commission Gladys Gafoor have written Chief Justice Ivor Archie asking him to remove High Court judge Justice Vashiest Kokoram...

Jack: Drop in crime in hotspots achieved without foreigners
The drop in crime in all the hotspots has been achieved without the expenditure associated with the $80 million Stephen Mastrofski plan, the $10 million Major-General Cameron Ross plan or two Canadians (a reference to former commissioner of police Dwayne Gibbs and deputy commissioner Jack Ewatski), National Security Minister Jack Warner boasted yesterday.

...No contravention, says Howai
Finance Minister Larry Howai says he is not aware that the Government broke any law when it increased the price of premium gasoline in the 2012/2013 budget.

Dookeran to Howai: Pass property tax
FORMER Finance Minister Winston Dookeran yesterday called on Minister of Finance Larry Howai to stick to his word to resume imposition of the property tax, as he commended Howai on his inaugural budget.

Pay all $1,000 allowance
MUNICIPAL, immigration, customs and licensing officers should all receive a $1,000 allowance, similar to what members of the TT Police Service, and now the Special Reserve Police (SRP) get, president of the Public Services Association Watson Duke said on Sunday.

Jack bats for Volney
'PNM won't see an election in St Joseph'

Analyst sees no T&T, Venezuela change
Dr Raymond Mark Kirton, senior lecturer at the University of the West Indies Institute of International Relations, says the relationship between T&T and Venezuela is not likely to change if re-elected Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez completes his next six-year term.

Keep good grades or GATE will be shut
INTERIM chairman of the planning committee in the Government Assisted Tertiary Education (GATE) program, Dr Michael Dowlath has noted that a proposal was put forward in which students would be required to maintain and prove that they have maintained a good grade point average in order to continue to access funding.

Students locked out
STUDENTS of Malick Secondary School who were expected to start classes at Aranjuez North Secondary yesterday, were left disappointed as they and their parents met locked gates at the Aranjuez school.

Cedros wake for former Lt Governor Dymally
Mervyn Dymally, the country boy from Bonasse Village, Cedros, who rose to become one of California's first black state leaders, died in Los Angeles, United States on Sunday.

'Forgotten hero' laid to rest
This was how former trade union leader and retired Industrial Court judge Joe Young was remembered by comrades during his funeral service yesterday.

Two children claim abuse in Penal
TWO sisters, aged 11 and 13, were brought to the police station yesterday, claiming they escaped the home of relatives who held them against their will, while abusing and under-feeding them.

Community laments 'disrespect'
Amerindian Heritage Day celebrations postponed

Warner: 7 years trafficking generates $14 billion in narcotics
National Security Minister Jack Warner continues to insist the fight against crime is a collective responsibility.

Slain Chinese most likely knew killer
Acquaintance speculates

'Vagrant' admits to killing man
...gets 4 more years in jail



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