$500M GOLD RUSH
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2012
$500M GOLD RUSH
THE STATE, and specifically the Central Bank, spent approximately $500 million in fees for lawyers, investigators and consultants between October 2007 and July 2012, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said yesterday...
WHAT THE HELL!
Man dies waiting for brain surgery at PoS hospital
Someone soaked the $3m apparatus in water, says Fuad
Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan yesterday said someone deliberately sabotaged the $3 million brain surgery drill at the Port of Spain General Hospital by soaking it in water.
...Give proposed system a chance, Fuad tells PSA
Health Minister: PPP the best way to go
Services falter as staff stay away
OJTs take over at Mt Hope
AG to sue THA over $320M deal
ATTORNEY General Anand Ramlogan yesterday signalled his intention to bring court action against the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) over the $320 million Milshirv build-own-lease- transfer (BOLT) project
AG: PNM paid out $305m in legal fees
AG: $143m Tobago complex deal for DPP
Government is initiating legal action against the Tobago House of Assembly's (THA) Chief Secretary Orville London and the THA for use of the build own lease transfer (BOLT) process for the THA's Milshirv administrative complex...
Hinds links market contractor to PM
PNM SENATOR Fitzgerald Hinds yesterday implied that a contractor that reportedly did work on Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's private home was awarded a $49 million contract for the proposed Siparia Market Facility
Hinds links contractor with private Phillipine mansion
Questions have been raised about a company called Super Industrial Services Ltd (SIS)...
Hinds claims racism at State companies
PNM Senator Fitzgerald Hinds claimed yesterday that some state sector functionaries were practicing racism, taking the position it is "we time now".
...Previous owner now in Barbados
THE LAND in Freeport allegedly bought for $5 million and sold to the State for $175 million was originally owned by a local businessman who now resides in Barbados.
Ganga: We did not overpay for land
Responding to Al-Rawi's allegations...
Hinds, AG spar in stormy Senate
PNM SENATOR Fitzgerald Hinds yesterday sparred with members of the Government benches in what was described as a "stormy" sitting of the Senate.
Hoop of Life launched
MINISTER of Sport Anil Roberts said he would fight to get more money to fund sporting programmes in at-risk communities across the country as he and Minister of National Security Jack Warner officially launched the "Hoop of Life" basketball competition.
THIS Cabinet has a near-equal number of Indians and non-Indians, but the former PNM regime named State boards which lacked Indians, alleged Minister of Gender Affairs, Youth and Child Development, Marlene Coudray.
Coudray accuses PNM of racial profiling
Gender, Youth and Child Development Minister Marlene Coudray has claimed that members of the People's National Movement (PNM) have referred to her as a "stupid African".
Govt seeks free hour from media
File on Partap for DPP by weekend
Reopen Akiel's case
MINISTER Of Gender Affairs, Youth and Child Development, Marlene Coudray yesterday vowed to reopen investigations into the tragic murder of Akiel Chambers.
Higher wages in the works—Suruj
The Government is moving to "reform" the Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) and the Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) by enhancing the skills of people so they could be "emancipated," says Local Government Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan.
Judge to decide today on request to recuse himself
...on Highway Re-route Movement's application
Hundreds line up for jobs
HUNDREDS of East Port-of-Spain and Laventille residents yesterday went to register for jobs as four Government ministries launched an employment programme intended to reduce crime, eliminate poverty and create employment...
Warner: More jobs projects for other communities
MINISTER of National Security Jack Warner
Winford James: Don't ask the AG!
John Spence: Government and political parties
Man-love, movies and the Trini mind
Tony Fraser: Sammy and company restoring hope to region
Man, nephew found dead in car
A DOUBLE murder in the Northern Division on Tuesday night is now engaging the attention of homicide detectives.
Man on murder charge found guilty of sexual assault
PAUL Vincent, the man charged with the 2005 murders of 16-year-old Pixie Lakhan and her aunt Taramatie Toolsie, was on Tuesday found guilty of indecently assaulting and beating a woman that same year.
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