London: Howai must wait for Milshirv papers
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2012
London: Howai must wait for Milshirv papers
Finance Minister Larry Howai will have to wait a little longer than seven days for documents on the $143 million Milshirv office complex at Shirvan, Tobago.
HOWAI MUST WAIT
Integrity Commission probes THA/Milshirv deal
The Integrity Commission has launched an investigation into the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and Milshirv Ltd deal for the construction of an administrative complex on land at the Shirvan Road/Claude Noel Highway intersection.
London/Gordon ad pulled
THE INTEGRITY Commission yesterday pulled a full-page colour advertisement published on Tuesday, which prominently featured an image of Commission chairman Ken Gordon sitting alongside incumbent THA Chief Secretary Orville London.
EBC: Over 46,000 set to vote in Tobago
TOP vows: It's Tobago time
THA to sue central govt over forestry, state lands
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) is preparing to take the central government to court to enforce the autonomy vested to it under Act No 40 for forestry and state lands.
New COP chairman: Any move to PNM not up to me
New chairman of the Congress of the People (COP) Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan says she will not take any unilateral action to move the party into the direction of the Opposition PNM if tensions arise in the Peoples' Partnership.
MSJ to decide this month on backing PNM in THA polls
The Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) will announce on November 18 if it will take part in the upcoming Tobago House of Assembly elections or will support the Opposition PNM.
PM to get report on affected citizens
After Sandy's ravage in US...
'It took storm to cripple city
Moonan: CAL may add extra flight to ease Sandy backlog
Caribbean Airlines (CAL) may seek to add an additional flight to reduce the backlog of passengers disrupted by Hurricane Sandy in the United States.
US Ambassador wants trial for Ish, Steve
UNITED States Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, Beatrice Wilkinson Welters, says it will be "highly disappointing if, after years of investigation", the case involving Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson "was not brought to trial".
Recaptured after four escapes
One nabbed after shootout; another held at seaside
Police: Rape, incest cases rise
Incest and the rape of minors are on the rise in Trinidad, says Public Information Officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Joanne Archie.
...'T&T's children under attack'
The children of this nation are under attack by sexual predators who need to be jailed, says Margaret Sampson-Browne, head of the Police Victim and Witness Support Unit.
Postal workers pound pavement for more $$
Late delivery for pensions, grants
Persons entitled to the Senior Citizens' Pension, Disability Assistance Grants and Public Assistance Grants will receive their cheques for November late.
Former Sautt officers put on the breadline
Former Special Anti-crime Unit (Sautt) officers whose contracts may be terminated soon may be re-employed in a restructured Strategic Services Agency (SSA).
SRPs lose appeal for equity with cops
Special reserve police (SRPs) have lost their bid to be recognised as equals with regular police officers.
Jack: Speed guns to help save lives
National Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday promised speed guns and cameras to help curb the number of road deaths in Trinidad and Tobago.
Row continues over how to evacuate city
Bacchanal is brewing at the Port-of-Spain City Corporation as CEO Winifred David and Robin Bynoe, councillor for St James West and chairman of the Disaster Preparedness and Security Committee, are still at loggerheads over how an egress plan for the city was presented to the public.
Senator: NUGFW avoiding 'political' march
National Union of Government and Federated Workers (NUGFW) leader, Government Senator James Lambert yesterday called for greater separation between labour and politics.
Nagessar: Concrete structures will be demolished
...mall vendors 'too indisciplined'
John Spence: The budget and agriculture Part II
Winford James: Between a rock and a hard place
'Predator' sentenced to 8 years in prison
For indecent assault, robbery attempt...
Lucky wants crime probe tools for PCA
Director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) Gillian Lucky hopes eventually the authority will be given its own crime-investigation tools and resources to probe police killings.
Bank manager: Consider security cameras
MANAGER of the High Street, San Fernando, branch of First Citizens bank, Vernie Shield, has called on business owners in the city to seriously consider installing camera monitoring devices along the main business district.
Glencoe suspect held attempting to flee T&T
Determination and persistence by Western Division Police paid off yesterday when they nabbed an escaped prisoner as he was about to board a pirogue to Venezuela.
Army chief responds to New York Times story: No drug-trafficking subs in T&T waters
Chief of Defence Staff Brigadier Kenrick Maharaj says there is no evidence that cocaine-filled submarines and semi-submersible craft are operating in T&T's waters.
Police involved in killings should be taken off active duty
Police officers who are involved in alleged police killings may soon find themselves being taken off active duty, until investigations into allegations are completed.
Teen with 4 convictions, face robbery/ganja charges
MINUTES after arriving at the Port-of-Spain Magistrates' Court yesterday on a robbery charge, police officers searched a 17-year-old boy, found marijuana in his pocket and charged him for the offence.
Drug find at Carapichaima East Secondary
A Form 5 class at Carapichaima East Secondary School has been suspended following the discovery of a quantity of marijuana, scratch bombs and firecrackers inside the classroom
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