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Posted: Thursday, June 1, 2017

CHIEF JUSTICE Ivor Archie says do not blame him or the other members of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC) for the appointment of former chief magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar to the High Court and the ensuing imbroglio.

OAS head must go
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday calls for the removal of Luis Almagro as Secretary General of the OAS following what he described as Almagro's decision, "To engage the Government of Venezuela, President (Nicolas Maduro) in fact, in a derogatory manner."

Bay Ferries paid over US$7M
WORKS and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan yesterday confirmed that Bay Ferries Management Limited (BFML) was paid, "In exess of US$7 million per year", and not US$854,475 as alleged in certain media reports.

TT Spirit to be dry-docked from June 5 to July 7

Bail bill passed

Careful with whistleblowing
AG Al-Rawi says ministers should, "Act with alacrity" in investigating claims of impropriety within respective ministries.

Gadsby-Dolly hits no-money claim
MINISTER of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly is refuting claims by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar that Government did not provide funding for cultural and religious groups

ILP hails East Indian ancestors

COP's Indian Arrival Day message
Francis: It would be against the law
UNLESS the Ramai Trace and Reform Village Hindu primary schools are completed and contractors hired by the Education Facilities Company Limited are paid outstanding monies, handing over the schools to the Sanatan Dharma Maha Saba would be illegal.

Kamla: Govt trying to hoodwink citizens
OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the injunction granted by Justice Frank Seepersad effectively blocking the State from receiving valuation forms, has vindicated the UNC's position...

Property Tax injunction stays

Trial set against cancer centre over 'Smokey's' death
THE TRIAL into the multi-million- dollar lawsuit against the Brian Lara Cancer Treatment Centre (BLCTC) over the death of Ricardo "Smokey" McKenzie from a suspected deadly overdose of radiation to his brain

Court says tribunal against Seeteram can proceed investigate allegations against accountant Chandricka Seeteram that he cooked the books of the Hindu Credit Union (HCU) mere months before it collapsed.

Joy for Khaleesi
Garcia steps in to ensure school place

Guns in a barrel
CUSTOMS and Excise officers at the El Socorro compound of Piarco Air Services (PAS) yesterday seized three AR rifles, a shotgun and 153 rounds of ammunition of varying calibre, inside a barrel which was sent from overseas.

AK47s in 2 dog food shipments at Bond
Customs officers realised that about seven or eight more units (weapons), together with 5.5 ammunition and caches of assorted ammunition and magazines for Mac10 and 11s, were cleared undetected by a first consignee just a few minutes before

Family Day bloodshed
A SHOOTOUT which took place at a Sports and Family Day at the Bon Air recreation ground on the Indian Arrival Day public holiday has left one man dead and a senior policeman warded at hospital with a gunshot injury to his leg.

Teen in court for Tyrico murder
A 17-year-old boy was among four people who appeared before a Port of Spain magistrate, charged with the murder on May 22 of Kimberly Lewis at Maracas.

More speed guns coming

Teen sales clerk missing
TEENAGER Tricia Rebecca Baldeosingh has been reported missing by worried relatives.

A murder most brutal
FORENSIC Pathologist Dr Valery Alexandrov is strongly recommending a closed casket funeral for murder victim Enid Roseline Periana.

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