Hamel-Smith Co gave green light on BOLT deal
Posted: Sunday, October 21, 2012
Hamel-Smith Co gave green light on BOLT deal
Even as the Government is questioning the legality of the $143 million BOLT (Build-Own, Lease-Transfer) arrangement entered into by the Tobago House of Assembly (THA), support for its legitimacy has come from acting President of the country Timothy Hamel-Smith, who has given a legal opinion in his capacity as partner of the law firm Hamel-Smith and Company.
Ramlogan: I was not aware
When he made his allegations of wrongdoing against the THA and Chief Secretary Orville London in the Senate, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said he was "not aware" that legal advice was sought on the matter from Hamel-Smith and Company...
COP demands apology from Rowley
...for calling Hamel-Smith a PM 'rubber stamp'
Rowley under fire for attack on Tim
Shameless and hypocritical
I'M NOT LEAVING
Law Association president on call by Hudson-Phillips to step down
Jairam: He's trying to destroy me
THE WAR of words between Karl Hudson-Phillips QC and Seenath Jairam SC flared dramatically yesterday, when Jairam responded to Hudson-Phillips' criticisms of him last week by accusing Hudson-Phillips of violating professional codes of conduct...
Karl showed crass behaviour says Jairam
Silk battle takes public stage...
Jairam: Karl used me to get back into the limelight
Following is the full text of the letter sent to Karl Hudson-Phillips QC by Seenath Jairam SC in response to Hudson-Phillips' earlier correspondence to Jairam calling on him to resign after accepting a brief to be the lead counsel in the CLICO/HCU Commission of Enquiry:
Hudson-Phillips stands by statements
$.6m painting part of recovery
AG's office collecting $$ from civil suits in US
Feisty Senate passes Budget
ON its third day of debate, the Senate last Wednesday passed Budget 2013 after sittings often more akin to the cut and thrust of the Lower House.
'Warner's use of video against Parliament regulations'
NATIONAL Security Minister Jack Warner's use of video footage from the Parliament to bolster claims that the Opposition People's National Movement (PNM) voted in favour of the controversial Section 34 is against the Parliament's broadcast code.
Latest Nacta findings: Blows for Govt, Opposition
Former Osha consultant blanked
…Ministry refuses to renew $65,000-a-month contract
Questions over hiring of new CEO at Namdevco
A month before Krishna Ramrattan was hired as CEO of the National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (Namdevco) he evaluated consultancy proposals submitted for the executive recruitment process—including the position he now holds.
Devant moving to rein in TTABA
The T&T Agri-Business Association (TTABA) has incurred losses of $72.6 million between 2007 to June 2011.
'No talks with PP to reclaim Clico'
FORMER CL Financial (CLF) executive chairman, Lawrence Duprey, yesterday told Sunday Newsday he has not been in contact with the Government over the possibility of him taking back CLF/Clico by the end of the year.
...CLICO/HCU probe resumes tomorrow with new counsel
When Sir Anthony Colman's Enquiry into the collapse of CLICO and the Hindu Credit Union (HCU) resumes tomorrow, the first order of business will be for attorneys for the Ministry of Finance to make public their change of counsel.
Outstanding minutes hold up CDA board resignations
Bharath: Govt wants to build a 'film city' in T&T
GOVERNMENT plans to establish a "film city" in Trinidad and Tobago comprising a production house with film sets, equipment and facilities, Trade Minister Vasant Bharath has said.
Imbert: Stop treating 'Diego' like an outcast
OPPOSITION Member of Parliament (MP) Colm Imbert has called on the People's Partnership administration to stop treating Diego Martin like an "outcast".
Glencoe residents want $300,000 retaining wall
WE think good sense must prevail by retaining the original counsel in the Ministry of Finance at the Commission of Inquiry into the collapse of Clico and the Hindu Credit Union (HCU).
Military-led Warner crime plan on trial
Martin Daly: Our wounded psyche
Selwyn Ryan: Off the cuff
Lennox Grant: Departed doyen of Laventille promise land
Raffique Shah: Food for thought
Sunity Maharaj: For Bertie, with thanks
Andre Bagoo: Silk commess
Man gunned down in Maloney
A 27-year-old man became the country's latest murder victim yesterday, after he was gunned down in Maloney.
Woman chopped on face, shoulder
Following domestic dispute...
DAD: I KNOW LAW WILL TAKE ITS COURSE
A five-year-old boy, who was allegedly burnt on his right hand with a hot eating fork by a close female relative after she accused him of stealing, has been discharged from hospital.
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