Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2013
TOBAGO will be empowered to make its own laws and will have a body tantamount to its own Cabinet under proposed legislation, to amend the Constitution, unveiled by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar in Parliament yesterday.
DON'T TRY TO BULLY US
Kamla: Tobago Bill a dream come true...but Rowley says:
'PNM will not be bullied into supporting bill'
Hochoy Charles rejects PNM partnership
Leader of The Platform of Truth (TPT) Hochoy Charles is rejecting a suggestion by PNM leader Dr Keith Rowley that the two parties can work together, saying he has no intention of partnering with the PNM.
Charles criticises PM on Tobago bill
Sandy apologises for 'Calcutta' remarks
People's National Movement (PNM) candidate for Roxborough/Delaford in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) election Hilton Sandy has apologised for what was perceived as racist statements made at a public meeting on Sunday.
Cheques missing from assembly—TOP leader
... several cheques were missing from the assembly and no one from the present administration could identify what happened to them.
Group wants de la Bastide to be President
Michael de la Bastide is being nominated as a candidate to be T&T's fifth President by the 851 members of a Facebook group.
'I'm not available'
FORMER Chief Justice Michael de la Bastide is not in the race to be this country's President.
No nominee for President yet by Opposition
The Opposition has not yet taken a decision on whom it will nominate for the presidency of this country...
Warner: I took security ministry despite discouraging comment
Jack Warner is claiming he was told he was given the National Security Ministry so that he would fail and his track record of producing results could be tainted.
Warner: Decline in serious crimes
There are currently 146 CCTV cameras throughout Tobago, allowing the people of the sister isle to get protection from that operational centre
...Rowley refutes Jack's figures
Securities Act proclaimed
THE Securities Act (2012) was proclaimed on December 31, ensuring this country is compliant with new financial market laws set out by the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO).
..Defence chief steers clear of debate over post-mortems
CHIEF of Defence Staff Brigadier Kenrick Maharaj yesterday said he would not be pulled into the ongoing debate over the conflicting autopsies of deceased soldier, Lance Corporal Curtis Marshall.
Khan laments shortage of pathologists
The shortage of forensic pathologists is so severe that Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan is considering whether practical experience over a certain number of years can be used to confer specialist degrees.
Fuad: No problem with autopsies
Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan said that because Dr Hubert Daisley and Dr Eslyn McDonald-Burris are not registered as forensic pathologists with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago that does not mean they are not able to conduct autopsies.
Mayor: Local govt ministry took fake FBI agent on board
The Chaguanas Borough Corporation is not responsible for hiring newly appointed Disaster Management Co-ordinator Stephan Kishore.
Daily-paid protest over late payment of wages
Daily-paid workers employed with the Ministry of Works in Siparia protested yesterday over late payment of their wages, which they said was a regular occurrence.
Speaker reprimands Rowley for whistling in Parliament
Powers of arrest
THE STATE remains committed to its plan to give more than one thousand Defence Force officers powers of arrest,
T&T national sought in case involving fraud, insurance, cash theft
A Stamford, Connecticut judge has found a Trinidad and Tobago national, Marie-Vonne Richardson negligent in a civil case involving theft and fraud of property, cash, and cancer treatment medication which witnesses call "one of the most disturbing acts of greed we've ever seen".
Gynaecologist on rape charge
SAN FERNANDO gynaecologist, Dr David Ali, yesterday pleaded not guilty before a judge and jury in the High Court, San Fernando, to a charge of rape.
Girl, 14, missing from safe house
A 14-year-old girl who was placed in a safe house has gone missing.
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