CHARGED FOR PM DEATH THREAT
Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Bail for death threat accused
A 23-YEAR-OLD airport porter who a police charge alleged that he swore to kill Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar appeared yesterday before a Port-of-Spain magistrate charged with sending a menacing message.
CHARGED FOR PM DEATH THREAT
...Porter pleads not guilty to threatening to kill PM
Christlyn: No rush to proclaim
New minister tackles Administration of Justice Act
Board members in disclaimer over TSTT leak It's not us
Seven of the nine board members of the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA) yesterday issued a "disclaimer" over an October 14 Sunday Guardian story, distancing themselves from a move to track down the newspaper's source of information by going through the confidential telephone records of a " Guardian reporter.
PM wants London to explain Milshirv deal (with CNC3 video)
rime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is demanding answers from Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Orville London as to why, after some 20 years and millions of dollars spent, the THA has chosen to give the Milshirv property back to its directors.
TSTT promises 'swift probe' into leak
Senator raises red flag on projected growth $$ figure
Subhas warns about rise in debt
INDEPENDENT Senator Subhas Ramkhelawan has expressed "deep-seated concern" about the acceleration in this country's debt, levels of borrowing and the speed at which it was happening.
THE Senate yesterday saw a showdown between Opposition Senator Shamfa Cudjoe and new Justice Minister, Senator Christlyn Moore, giving her maiden speech, over claims of corruption and "enslavement" in the sister isle.
'BOLT agreement above board'
People's National Movement (PNM) Tobago Senator Shamfa Cudjoe has taken issue with statements made by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar at the People's Partnership rally last Saturday in which she criticised the BOLT (Build, Own, Lease, Transfer) arrangements set up by the Tobago House of Assembly for two Tobago projects.
Tobago set to be major energy player
Tobago should prepare to be a major player in the gas industry since there is a lot of interest in hydrocarbon resources around the island.
Ramnarine: Big hike in LNG price
After 13 years in natural gas exportation, Trinidad and Tobago is finally getting the proper value for its LNG supplies.
Public shares in FCB, " Mortgage Bank coming soon
Finance Minister Larry Howai said yesterday that plans were now underway for the public offering of shares in two State-owned financial enterprises to private investors within the next 12 months.
Minister still waits on Forres Park report
Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal, who is also responsible for lands, was yesterday still awaiting a report on the demolition of the Forres Park sugar factory to make way for an asphalt production plant from the Estate Management and Business Development Company Limited (EMBD).
'Prepare to band your bellies'
CITIZENS should prepare to "band their bellies" and must tell the Government to rein in its spending, urged Independent Senator Subhas Ramkhelawan speaking yesterday in the Budget debate in the Senate.
Farmers cry over hike in feed prices
Livestock farmers are now being forced to pay as much as $30 more for animal feed.
Five Hundred Homes for Christmas
The HDC has some 159,000 applicants seeking housing units from the State, and Government has begun the construction of over 4,000 new housing units, which are due for completion and hand-over next year.
PNM: Govt changing rules of Heritage fund
OPPOSITION Senator Dr Lester Henry has said there is a "plan afoot" to change the investment rules of the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund to allow local managers a share of the money.
Partap file not sent to DPP yet
Integrity Commission's appeal upheld
Gafoor ordered to pay $25,000
Social net for the poor
FINANCE Minister Larry Howai yesterday announced the establishment of a single Social Security System, streamlining the current retirement and other State grants in an effort to tackle poverty, targeting women, the elderly, children and the disabled.
Using patients as pawns
Would it not have been better for the dialysis centres planned for the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) and the San Fernando General Hospital to have been constructed and operational before effecting the $7.6 million slash in the Ministry of Health's Budget allocation for its renal dialysis programme?
PSA head slams proposal to privatise Mt Hope hospital
Health Minister Fuad Khan is adamant that the only way to boost the public health service by the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex at Mt Hope is to demand efficiency from all employees of the hospital.
PSA to sue NCRHA
THE Public Services Association (PSA) intends to sue the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) for failing to remit workers' national insurance payments to the National Insurance Board (NIB)
Inland Revenue workers march
WORKERS of the Finance Ministry's Inland Revenue Division at Trinidad House, St Vincent Street in Port-of-Spain protested yesterday in front of their office over poor working conditions.
Fined after dog kills cat
AN ELDERLY Scarborough woman who sought $2,000 compensation after her beloved pet cat was mauled to death by a man's pitbull, was yesterday awarded $500 by a Scarborough Magistrate
Put our people on TV, radio, says Communication Minister
Local content on television and radio stations is inadequate, therefore the Ministry of Communications intends to "raise the bar" and ensure that citizens see and hear more local persons in the media.
2 years for killing common-law husband
ANGELA Clarke wept quietly after being told she will serve out a prison term of two years and seven months for the killing of her common-law husband in 2008.
'Judge' goes before magistrate
PORT-OF-SPAIN Magistrate Anna Ryan yesterday afternoon remanded a homeless man, who hit a schoolboy, for psychiatric evaluation at the St Ann's Psychiatric Hospital.
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