Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
SOME 250 Colonial Life Insurance Company (Trinidad) Limited (Clico) Executive Flexible Premium Annuity (EFPA) policyholders have scored a major victory in the courts and are set to receive 100 percent of the monies contractually owed to them
Clico policyholders win case- $300m payout
Colman looking into Clico auditors
...legal advice sought over disclosures that four of the 14 partners of auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) own luxury apartments in a development built by a subsidiary of CLF, a firm PwC audited.
'Soldiers will be under defence chief, not Warner'
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday further amendments to the Defence (Amendment) bill will be presented to the Parliament today
More raised voices against Defence Bill
As the House of Representatives meets today to pass the Defence (Amendment) Bill, opinion is mounting against the measure aimed at giving soldiers police powers.
Cordner's 'changing story' questioned
Why does former Flying Squad member Mervyn Cordner keep changing his story?
PM IN THE DARK
Doesn't know if minister's son under house arrest in the US Can't say if Jack wrong on De Lima
Warner will retract if he's wrong — PM
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday took a firm position on several issues in the public domain
Cabrera wants Warner removed
Banking Insurance and General Workers Union (BIGWU) president Vincent Cabrera is calling for the removal of National Security Minister Jack Warner.
Kamla: Water for all, more roads before next elections
PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar has promised that roads would be paved and households would have a steady water supply...
Machel's lawyer, State file appeals
BOTH the State and defence attorneys representing convicted soca star Machel Montano have filed appeals in the hopes of dismissing the ruling handed down by Magistrate Maureen Baboolal-Gafoor.
Douglas: TV, radio must play half local
...lobby for legislation making 50 per cent local content on radio and television stations mandatory
Environmental Commission granted $7m, but No members to hear cases
The Environmental Commission (EC), established 13 years ago as a superior Caribbean environmental court, was given a $7 million 2013 budgetary allocation
Give EMA more teeth—chairman
EMA knocks Armstrong team: Highway report flawed, deficient
...in its comments concerning the Environmental Management Authority's action in the issue, EMA chairman Joth Singh said yesterday
Study: Most of T&T go for the death penalty
...89 per cent of the population of T&T support the death penalty.
Study: Unlikely any killers will hang in T&T
IT is more likely that a person will be struck by lightning in Trinidad and Tobago than it is that a killer will be executed.
Jeremie: I support Hangings
FORMER PNM Attorney General John Jeremie SC, is firmly in support of retaining the Death Penalty
T&T taking close look at human rights proposals
Proposals to reform the Inter-American Human Rights System are being looked at closely by T&T
Mahabir-Wyatt hits out at lack of proper Children's Authority
Chairman of the Coalition Against Domestic Violence Diana Mahabir-Wyatt has promised to start a revolution if the Children's Authority is not properly constituted.
Boys going private for HPV vaccine—specialist
The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is being given privately to boys in T&T once their parents can afford to shell out between $3,000 and $4,000 for the six-month treatment
Senator: Review law allowing 12-year-old girls to marry
SENATE Vice President Senator Lyndira Oudit has called for a review of the laws relating to the age at which a girl can legally marry in the country.
International gender development consultant: $1m spent every month on effects of illegal abortions
Spence remembered for food security battle
Corruption increases cost of projects, says Transparency Int'l exec
Enterprises are facing increasing pressure from stakeholders to do business honestly and adopt, implement and monitor programmes to counter corruption.
Assistant CoP wants citizens' help
Ramsahai murder case
PM: Joint patrols help
THE DROP in murders in Laventille, over the past few days, was credited by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissesar to increased mobile and foot patrols by joint army and police patrols.
Money goes missing; accused not guilty
Tunapuna resident Shane Darren Paynter was found not guilty yesterday by a nine-member jury after he was charged for possession of US$900 in counterfeit notes in 2003.
10 out of 75 women denied bail
LUCIMINA Sanchez, one of the 75 women who faced the court on Monday charged with a prostitution-related offence, was yesterday denied bail.
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