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Hamel-Smith on vacation for reform debate
Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Hamel-Smith on vacation for reform debate
'It will not be necessary to recuse myself'

Hamel-Smith to miss Runoff debate

Flight to Florida
Senate president admits sending Constitution e-mail, but says recusal does not arise—booked to travel August 20 to 28

Text of media release by Senate president Timothy Hamel-Smith

IDB expects $6.4b deficit

Central Bank releases US$50 million keep the system stable at a time when, historically, energy companies convert less US currency to TT dollars.

The might of shareholders forced the board of Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) to quit

AG gives green light to Google
Attorney General Anand Ram­logan has given Google the green light to release information to the Integrity Commission.

AG sees end to fight with Google
US lawyers seek source of leak

Six lawsuits filed in California

Only four charged with 'laundering' under existing law
... under the current Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA), Finance Minister Larry Howai disclosed yesterday.

Govt moves to crack down on money laundering

Venezuelan held with rich meal of US cash, jailed
Attempted to board a flight from Jamaica to Trinidad last January, with over US$100,000 in his stomach, sentenced to three months for the offence committed

PM wants Caricom talks on Ebola

'Ultimate big fish' being monitored in illegal quarrying
"There is a certain individual, he was not even semi-skilled, I wouldn't want to state the position he was in, and he turned away from doing that at a minimum wage and through illegal quarrying he is the ultimate big fish ..."

Petrotrin oil spill victim suffers miscarriage
A WOMAN living near the scene of last month's oil spill into the Guaracara River, Marabella, suffered a miscarriage on Saturday.

No right way to do wrong
Rowley washing PNM hands on reform bill

Online petition to halt bill gets 1,655 signatures
Petition circulating over the past two weeks.

Six TCL board directors quit but Defiant Bertrand stays as CEO

Laquis proud smoking law is being enforced
Dr George Laquis, former chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society:

Amalgamated backs gun audits

Prison officers outraged
Prison officers say sensitive information put in the public domain by Commissioner of Prisons Conrad Barrow and Justice Minister Emmanuel George has jeopardised their safety.

Four held in $1m cocaine bust
FOUR people, including a Colombian national, are expected to appear before an Arima magistrate this week

Man shot, burnt in D'Abadie
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 52-year-old Eric Renaud, who was shot and killed in D'Abadie on Monday night...

UWI guard on rape charge
A security guard allegedly raped his colleague on her first day at work at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus

Man in burnt-out car murdered
THE CHARRED human remains which were found in a burnt-out car in D'Abadie Monday night have been identified as 32-year-old Eric Renaud.

No clear motives in 'quarry killings'
Murders of quarry workers Imhotep Nicholas and Leon Daniel Clarke, who were killed in separate incidents over the weekend.

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