SEENATH RETURNS CLICO BRIEF...TONEY TOO
Posted: Friday, October 19, 2012
SEENATH RETURNS CLICO BRIEF...TONEY TOO
FOUR days before the resumption of the commission of enquiry into the failure of collapsed insurance giant Clico and the Hindu Credit Union (HCU), lead counsel for the Ministry of Finance Seenath Jairam, SC, has returned his brief.
Karl calls on Jairam to resign
Law Association head under fire
Karl: Damage done to Law Association
Karl Hudson-Phillips, QC, yesterday submitted the following letter to Seenath Jairam, SC, president of the Law Association, after Jairam had returned his brief to the Ministry of Finance following controversy over his appointment as attorney for the state in the commission of enquiry into Clico/HCU.
Officials fail to take responsibility for lack of drill at PoS hospital following man's death
...No neurosurgeons to perform brain surgeries
THE San Fernando General Hospital has been without a full time neurosurgeon for the past five years.
'Blame those too who destroyed equipment'
"A LACK of patriotism" is how president of the Medical Association of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Frank Ramlackansingh, has described the destruction of a drill used to perform brain surgeries at the Port of Spain General Hospital (PoSGH).
Ancillary workers protest at Mt Hope
Close to 75 ancillary workers staged a sit-in protest at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) yesterday.
Now full airfare rebate for Tobago patients
Tobagonians who have to come to Trinidad for certain types of medical attention will now get a 100 per cent rebate on their airfare...
AG reveals figures in Clico probe: Lindquist paid $82.8m under PNM regime
'We have not heard from Anand'
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan...had told the Senate on Wednesday during the Budget debate that Government was taking the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and its Chief Secretary Orville London to Court to seek a declaration that they had breached Section 51 of the THA Act...
No VAT may be harmful
INDEPENDENT Senator Harold Ramkissoon is warning Government that removing VAT on all food items may actually do more harm than good. Speaking during the Budget debate on Wednesday, he warned that the State is contradicting itself...
Acting CEO at CDA: No resignations yet
Acting CEO of the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA) Joycelin Hargreaves says no board members have resigned as yet...
Judge gives landmark ruling on water polluters
Corporations will now have to pay larger fees than smaller organisations for water pollution.
CARIRI workers stage protest
SCORES of workers from the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) yesterday staged a protest over poor working conditions at their offices at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine campus.
Pennelope: Probe expired chicken
Opposition Senator Pennelope Beckles has called for an investigation into allegations that expired chicken is being served to children under the school feeding programme.
Analysts: Jack bouncing his head in east PoS
The consensus among political scientists and MPs about Jack Warner's move into the PNM stronghold of east Port-of-Spain is that he will make no political inroads there.
Lots of single mothers sign up
RESIDENTS of East Port-of-Spain flocked to the Mango Rose Homework Centre in Picadilly Street yesterday to sign up for jobs under the People and Projects for Progress programme (PPPP).
Marlene: 'New info' on Akiel case
MINISTER of Gender Affairs, Youth Development and Children, Marlene Coudray, hinted at "new information" to help re-open the investigation into the 1998 murder of Akiel Chambers, 11
TT mourns the loss of pan pioneer Bertie Marshall
While we must express a deepening concern over the level of "debate" in our Parliament, we also need to note what accusations are being thrown back and forth across the aisle.
Escapee prime suspect in break-ins
A PRISON ESCAPEE, who has been on the run from the law for more than four months, is the prime suspect in a spate of house break-ins and robberies currently plaguing west Trinidad.
Girl, 16, charged with wounding cop
A 16-YEAR-OLD girl was granted $25,000 bail when she appeared before a Port of Spain magistrate yesterday charged with wounding a police officer, resisting arrest and using obscene language.
Cops being probed in Traxx Bar gassing
THREE police officers caught on camera tossing a gas canister into the crowd at Traxx Bar in Chaguanas are under investigation.
Cop charged with slapping civilian appears in court
A matter involving a policeman accused of slapping a civilian on the face and falsely charging him with resisting arrest has been adjourned to next year.
No bail for mother on child-beating charges
A mother of two was yesterday denied bail on two charges of cruelty against her ten-year-old daughter.
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