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Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley says certain "very disturbing documents" surrounding the past leasing of the Super Fast Galicia are being sent to Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi, for possible action, and will be released to the general public.

AG to review Galicia contract extension
AG probes Galicia papers for possible...

Nyree Alfonso: Claims totally erroneous
ATTORNEY Nyree Alfonso has refuted claims she was the broker used to acquire the Super Fast Galicia, describing that claim as, "totally erroneous."

...Sahadeo: Ministry not Port signed off
The contract for the Super-Fast Galicia fell under the purview of the Ministry of Works and Transport.

More ferry woes yesterday
PROBLEMS on the domestic sea bridge continued yesterday as persons travelling to Tobago for the Easter weekend had to deal with a delay in the departure time of the TT Express from Tobago.

CAL ramps up seat capacity

Cancel Tobago Jazz Experience, says Duke
... until the issue of the cargo vessel is rectified.

Rowley should re-check himself
COMMUNICATIONS Workers Union (CWU) secretary-general Joseph Remy yesterday objected to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's statement that leaders at all levels in the country must, "lead in a way that is beneficial to the national well-being."

No retraction
Roget not backing down on BP comment

bpTT announces new project
ENERGY giant bpTT yesterday announced the start-up of the Trinidad Onshore Compression (TROC) project one of seven major upstream energy projects which BP expects to bring online this year.

Plea Bill before committee
THE House of Representatives on Wednesday voted for the Criminal Procedure (Plea Discussion and Plea Agreement) Bill 2017.

MSJ: Implement Public Procurement Act
...citing the unavailability of the "Super Fast Galicia" to service the Trinidad to Tobago route and the problems experienced by citizens trying to get to Tobago on Tuesday

Top cop: Police doing its best
Six out of nine police divisions are close to achieving the 2017 to 2019 requirements in terms of crime detection.

Gun violence claims three more lives

OSHA says it is actively pursuing complaints
THE Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA) and Agency says over the last year, the agency has found 800 cases of unreported industrial accidents and is preparing to take 50 cases to the Industrial Court.

Mayor pleads for help for Navas
Chaguanas Mayor Gopaul Boodan, said yesterday he was saddened by the situation of former mayor, Natasha Navas, and pleading with groups who are in a position to help her to come forward.

Newborn homeless
A FAMILY of nine, including a 12 day old baby, was left homeless when fire destroyed their St Julien Village, Princes Town home Wednesday.

Fatbergs from TT washing ashore in UK
DEADLY fatbergs have been washing up on Britain's seashores from Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad, just as families were planning their Easter getaway.

'Boombay' awarded $70K for unlawful detention
WHILE the initial detention of suspected gang leader Anton "Boombay" Boney during the 2011 State of Emergency was reasonable, his continued detention beyond 24 hours of his arrest has cost the State.

POS mayor calls on citizens to show more love
THE upsurge in crime is not unique to this country, according to Port of Spain Mayor Joel Martinez.

4 in court on $M cocaine charge
TWO BROTHERS and a Colombian national were among four men who appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate charged with possession of $13 million worth of cocaine in South Trinidad.

State loses appeal
A POLICE officer who was acquitted of the unlawful killing (manslaughter) of a Cunupia pipe fitter in 2003, was relieved Wednesday as the matter came to a final conclusion in the Court of Appeal.

Four years hard labour for larceny
MAN with 31 convictions, who stole garbage bags, cartoons of cigarettes, a table and a fan from several business owners was yesterday sent to jail for four years with hard labour

Man found guilty of 5 sex charges
A Mayaro father accused of five sexual assault charges against his teenaged daughter was found guilty by a High Court jury yesterday even though the victim refused to testify.

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