Posted: Saturday, October 20, 2012
LAWYERS yesterday continued their fightback against Attorney General Anand Ramlogan after he claimed in the Senate on Wednesday that certain attorneys have collected high levels of legal fees — in one case $17.7 million — from the Central Bank over the last five years.
THERE were unconfirmed reports yesterday that Lawrence Duprey has returned to Trinidad to continue secret negotiations between him and the State which could eventually see him take back the reigns of CL Financial (CLF), the same insurance entity he ran into insolvency.
Two to replace Jairam, Toney
Following a scramble to find replacements to lead the Ministry of Finance team at the Clico commission of enquiry, British Queen's Counsel Vincent Nelson and San Fernando-based attorney Roger Kawalsingh have been given the briefs which were returned by Law Association president Seenath Jairam SC and Congress of the People chairman Joseph Toney.
Now British QC gets Clico brief
HOWAI PICKS NEW LAWYERS
Jamaican Queen's Counsel and T&T lawyer to take over CLICO Commission of Enquiry brief
Hudson-Phillips: 'lots to say on CLICO, silent on Section 34'
Why was Queen's Counsel Karl Hudson-Phillips silent on Section 34 but vocal on the CLICO brief accepted by Law Association president Seenath Jairam?
Subhas: Seenath betrayed lawyers
Return of CLICO brief
Review Senate President's acting role says Opposition Leader
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says the existing arrangement allowing for the Senate President to act as Head of State during the absence of the incumbent President must be reviewed.
Rowley trains guns on Hamel-Smith
'Attempt to sweep Section 34 under the carpet'
Rowley in call to workers for November 2 protest: Meet me at high noon
TT off blacklist
THIS COUNTRY has been removed from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) list of countries with strategic Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combatting Financing of Terrorism (CFT) deficiencies.
Taxes on private members club pushed back to 2013
The increased tax on private members clubs will now take effect from January 1, 2013.
Manning seeks more Parliament leave
San Fernando East MP Patrick Manning has requested 90 days more leave from October 25 to January 23, which will make it almost a year since he has been out of Parliament due to health issues.
Widow considers suing over patient's death
No drill at hospital
...PSA: Too much focus on drill; workers penalised
The Public Services Association (PSA) has hit back at Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan for his "folly" and public statements against the workers in their membership.
NCRHA to act against workers
Board of Directors of the North-Central Regional Health Authority will take legal action to have the courts force protesting staff members of the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) to return to work.
Battle heats up between NWRHA and doctors
Mayor: Chaguanas Health Centre in need of upgrade
Tobago won't forget
GENERATIONS of Tobagonians will not forget the People's National Movement (PNM) if it does not support legislation requiring a special majority vote in the House of Representatives for internal self-government for Tobago.
No conviction recorded; Ravi B 'remorseful'
Lee Sing starts chiselling of cemetery wall
Mayor makes good on promise to remove plastering
Deputy mayor: CEO not co-operating
Deputy mayor of the Port-of-Spain City Corporation Keron Valentine says mayor Louis Lee Sing and CEO Winifred David seem to be at loggerheads and it is affecting the running of the corporation.
Minister issues warning: Food card recipients must meet criteria
Supermarkets Association 'to keep public in the loop'
Car repair plant faces EMA fine after oil spill
... authority is considering issuing a notice of violation to an automotive repair facility responsible for an oil spill in the Caroni River.
163 Asians stranded off Chaguaramas
Some 163 Asian fishermen, the majority from Indonesia, have been stranded in local waters in fishing vessels over the past three months living off donations from fishermen and yachties.
Grenada abolishes criminal defamation
IPI celebrates first success of Caribbean campaign
Karl Hudson-Phillips: Addressing the CLICO issue
Text of letter dated October 18 to Law Association president Seenath Jairam SC on the acceptance and subsequent relinquishing of the legal brief on CLICO.
Putting public good before private gain
Dana Seetahal: Safeguarding the free press
Tony Deyal: Diamonds are forever
Man murdered at Windy Hill
NORTHERN Division Police are bracing for more violence in the Arouca and Arima areas following the Thursday night shooting death of a gang member who was well known to them.
Worker's death ruled homicide
THE DEATH of a 45-year-old Couva CEPEP employee, who passed away on Wednesday after being beaten with a brick by a man in July, has been ruled as a homicide.
5-year-old's hands burnt, mom charged
A 28-year-old woman was charged yesterday with burning both hands of her five-year-old son with a hot kitchen utensil.
Pupil stabbed, backpack stolen
A 16-YEAR-OLD San Fernando schoolboy was stabbed and robbed of his school books and bag by thieves near his school on Thursday.
'Tranquil' student charged with marijuana possession
A Form Three student of the Tranquillity Secondary School appeared before a Port-of-Spain magistrate yesterday charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.
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