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Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017

PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley boldly declared last night that, "PNM or not", all persons who engage in corrupt activities anywhere in society must be held accountable.

PM: Fake oil probe must be proper one

Ministry never got report from Petrotrin: PS
Tewarie said if the report "is in alignment with any future report on the matter," the Inland Revenue Board must audit the company which under-supplied Petrotrin and was overpaid.

A&V also bid to provide boat for sea bridge
A&V Drilling Workover Limited, the company now at the centre of a 'fake oil' scandal at state-owned Petrotrin, was one of the tenderers in February 2016 for a vessel to replace the Super Fast Galicia.

PM, unions agree: no more retrenchment until December 2017

No more retrenchment in 2017

More pressure
MINISTER of Planning and Development Camille Robinson-Regis yesterday gave a dire warning to the nation of potentially more socio-economic pressure to come

Dillon: Not 40,000 Venezuelans
THE number of Venezuelans living legally or illegally here is nowhere near 40,000 as estimated by the Living Waters Foundation's Ministry for Migration and Refugees, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon stated yesterday.

Economist: Brace for VAT increase
UWI economist Dr Vaalmikki Arjoon yesterday warned that Value Added Tax (VAT) may be increased from 12.5 percent to 15 percent as government seeks to increase it revenue stream.

SWMCOL admits $M contract on 'friendship'
it gave a million-dollar contract in 2009, based on information shared during a 'friendship relationship', between its chief financial officer and the person who was eventually awarded the contract.

CLF shareholders blanked from winding up case
A group of CL Financial (CLF) shareholders have been barred from making submissions in opposition to Government's winding up petition for the company.

CXC reports great CAPE results
NINETY-TWO percent of entries in the CAPE Exam achieved a passing grade of I to V

Chief Hernandez makes plea
CHIEF Ricardo Bharath Hernandez of the First Peoples of Santa Rosa yesterday pleaded with government and big business to look at more ways to make further contributions to the community

Man killed in PoS gun attack
A 38-year-old man was murdered in Laventille yesterday afternoon, while his 71-year-old neighbour is now warded in a critical condition after being hit by a stray bullet.

Parking dispute leads to shooting of cop
A dispute over a parking space led to a police constable being shot in on Tuesday night while she and her husband made their way home.

Couple in court for Broadbridge killing

Naked schoolgirl found in shack
A 16-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl who was snatched while washing clothes behind her Cumuto home on Tuesday afternoon, was rescued inside a shack two miles away with a 27-year-old man who was guarding her

Suspect in custody over walkover killing
A 25-YEAR-old Charlieville man has allegedly confessed to the killing of Dominican Republic national Yaira Esther Echavarria Rodriguez on a walkover near the highway in Charlieville on Monday night.

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