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Posted: Wednesday, June 7, 2017

This was the stern warning yesterday from chairman of the Joint Select Committee (JSC) into State Enterprises, David Small, as he chastised the non-appearance of several key officials of the Education Facilities Company Limited (EFCL) during yesterday's sitting of the committee at Parliament tower, Port of Spain.

Garcia reads Riot Act too he announced vice chairman Ricardo Vasquez would act as chairman following the resignation of former chairman Arnold Piggott from the Education Facilities Company Limited (EFCL) management.

'Gopeesingh forgets he's no longer minister'
EDUCATION Minister Anthony Garcia says it is clear that Caroni East MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh has forgotten he is no longer minister of education.

UNC moves to block 2 new judges
The ongoing controversy over the Judicial and Legal Service Commission's (JLSC) handling of judicial appointments took another turn yesterday, as attorneys representing a former government minister Devant Maharaj sought a last-minute injunction to stop the swearing-in of two new judges this morning.

Appointment of Judges blocked: Injunction granted
...State to appeal

Archie expected to attend if ceremony takes place

It was value for money
ACTING Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sport Natasha Barrow told a Parliamentary Committee yesterday that the controversial $92,000 trip to Tobago by Minister of Sport Darryl Smith

Help us out please
Mom living on 7th floor with bedridden son

BP takes its platform and goes
MULTINATIONAL energy giant BP has heeded Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) president general Ancel Roget's "Take your platform and go" command as it has awarded the Angelin gas field development project to US-based engineering company McDermott International.

AG: Govt cracking down on land fraud
The property tax valuation exercise is not merely to ensure those taxes are paid but is also a mechanism for rooting out fraud.

Automatic extradition for tax evasion

Property tax appeals to be heard today

Life Sport ghost still haunting Sport Ministry
Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, Natasha Barrow, says the decision to construct a temporary roof at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Tobago, is one of the immediate benefits of the $92,000 weekend trip to the island

Prove wealth or forfeit it
GOVERNMENT is bringing anti-fraud legislation where people with multiple gold chains, multiple vehicles and living in a mansion but cannot explain their wealth, will have their assets forfeited to the State

Army cat fight rages

Kamla: Probe 'Armygate'

Agri groups: Brace for higher food prices
Farming communities in Penal, east T&T flood out...

Tobago truckers vex with Rowley

Lives at stake
FORMER Works and Infrastructure Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan has accused government of placing the lives of citizens at risk whenever they use the inter-island ferry due to the constant breaking down of the two leased vessels.

Call to Muslims, back up fasting with good behaviour
MANWAR ALI, president of the Takaaful TT Friendly Society has called on Muslims to back up their fast with good behaviour.

Woman can't secure $.3m bail
A 28-year-old woman charged with importing 19 illegal firearms in a shipping barrel containing dog food has been granted $350,000 in bail.

Chamber President fearful as assailant on the run
AS HIS attacker remains on the run, president of the Couva/Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce, Liaquat Ali, who was stabbed five days ago

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