FIFI POCKETS $200M
Posted: Friday, October 26, 2012
FIFI POCKETS $200M
...former Home Construction Limited (HCL) managing CEO Michael Anthony Fifi, 70, took home more than $200 million, drawing from the coffers of the CL Financial (CLF) Group – which was anchored by Clico insurance funds – in the years leading up to its collapse.
Bharath: $4 rent for Benihana restaurant
THE CHEF'S special at Benihana is "only $36" according to information posted on the website of the Japanese restaurant and sushi bar.
Who leaked Duprey's evidence?
CHAIRMAN of the Inquiry into the collapse of Clico, Sir Anthony Colman yesterday questioned lawyers over the source of a newspaper story which was published this week on the contents of a witness statement submitted by former CL Financial executive chairman Lawrence Duprey.
Reporter summoned to reveal source of story
Who supplied Express reporter Ria Taitt with a copy of the 50-page witness statement of former CL Financial (CLF) executive chairman Lawrence Duprey?
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'Express' political editor summoned before CLICO Enquiry following exclusive story on Lawrence Duprey
Attorney: Commission has power to summon Duprey
Clico/HCU Commission of Enquiry
THA dissolved, elections due Jan 25
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has been dissolved making way for the THA Election in late January – tipped to be held on January 25.
THA dissolved; no date for polls yet
Chief Secretary Orville London has dissolved the Tobago House of Assembly though no date has been set for elections.
Minister says sorry for e-mail to TV6
McComie in face-off with reporter
Jamal 'sorry' for media attack
Communications Minister Jamal Mohammed yesterday apologised for his attack on the media through personal e-mails to Express and TV6 journalists, saying he did not know he could not divide his personal and professional portfolios.
Works Ministry to borrow $2.7b
A total of $2.7 billion will be borrowed from the local banking sector over a three-year period to fund rehabilitative and infrastrutural projects throughout the country by the Ministry of Works.
House showdown over AG today
EXPECT claims and counter-claims, plus a bombshell or two, as Opposition Leader, Dr Keith Rowley, at 1.30 pm begins today's Lower House debate on his censure/no-confidence motion in Attorney-General, Anand Ramlogan over the section 34 scandal.
Anand: Business as usual today
Motion of no-confidence against AG
Point highway contractor chased off private land
The Highway Re-route Movement hasforced local workers of Constructora OAS, the Brazilian contractor for the San Fernando to Point Fortin highway, out of camp set up on land the protesting group claims is owned by one of its members.
Blind UWI grad raises the bar
There was thunderous applause and cheerful shouts from the floor of the UWI SPEC, St Augustine yesterday as blind student Anil Waithe graduated with a BSc in Information Technology (IT).
Manager: No threat to workers
Venezuelan police approach Trinidadian oil rig
Liverpool: No one to replace me at UTT
Dr Hollis Liverpool has expressed concern that there are no suitable candidates to replace him as programme professor at the Academy of Arts, Culture and Public Affairs at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT).
Chaos at Point hospital as nurses call in sick
Sickout action by nurses at the Accident and Emergency Department at the Point Fortin Area Hospital resulted in chaos yesterday when several patients involved in a two-car smashup were brought in for treatment.
CEPEP moves up – $5M saved
THE relocation of the head office of Community-based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) to Ste Madeleine has saved taxpayers an estimated $5 million, a year.
Sandy kills 4
200 T&T students at Mona unharmed
Ministers giving $$ to Children's Life Fund
Ministers have been making the promised donations to the Children's Life Fund but the funds are only now being collected from their ministries.
40,000 images of T&T's history at National Library
We certainly look forward to the answers which will be forthcoming when Mr Lawrence Duprey appears before the Commision of Inquiry into Clico and his witness statement is subjected to cross examination.
$3.5M diesel racket
An oil spill in the Gulf of Paria, Claxton Bay led police officers and officials of the Ministry of Energy and Customs and Excise Department to uncover a multi-million dollar fuel bunkering racket.
Loaded pistol seized, 12 held
NORTHERN Division police under supervision from Senior Superintendent David Abraham and detective Inspector Wayne Batiste, virtually locked down parts of Arima between midnight on Wednesday and yesterday morning, arresting several persons and seizing a loaded semi-automatic pistol and cocaine.
Woman, 61, throat's slit
The midday silence which usually rests upon the tight knit community of Archer Street, Belmont, was violently broken yesterday with the murder of 61-year-old Nina Maingot.
Three plead guilty to murder
Legal history created in San Fernando
Cops destroy $140M in ganja in east Trinidad
In the course of two days, a collaborative effort between members of the TT Defence Force and the TT Police Service has seen almost $140 million in marijuana plants being destroyed in the forested areas of eastern Trinidad.
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