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Hinds back as public utilities minister
Posted: Monday, May 18, 2020

Hinds back as public utilities minister, JW in Senate
Dr Rowley advised Weekes that Le Hunte's ministerial and senatorial appointments should be revoked in accordance with Sections 3 (9) and 43 (2) of the Constitution. He also advised that with immediate effect, Hinds will handle the duties of public utlities minister, in addition to his responsibilities as Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs.

Moonilal on Le Hunte resignation: When will Young resign?

Ramesh: Livestream court proceedings
Maharaj argued that cases which have a public interest and particular histories cannot be handled through virtual proceedings. He said many people are not aware that members of the media and members of the public are two sectors that constitute a court hearing, apart from the judge and lawyers.

CoP wants to root out corrupt officers
"This is when we start speaking about service before self and instead of having that, it goes the other way around. I have police officers claiming they reach 6 am and leave 4 am the next morning for six days a week and when I transfer these individuals they rush to court and think they can fool me."

Support pours in for Icacos couple
"People from as far as Canada called me. Somebody from Switzerland even called me! Switzerland! She said she saw the article on Facebook. "A lady from Tobago offered me a house to live in and said she has acres of land and that I could work in the fields.

Dennis to crack down on 'unsafe' reef boat activities
"I am going to pay particular attention to regulation, especially in that place called the Buccoo Marine Park." Dennis said there is an existing policy governing unsafe practices that has not been implemented.

T&T’s growing joblessness

30 per cent in projected lay-offs in next 3 months 
After surveying 148 executives in T&T and the Caribbean in April, HRC Associates in collaboration with the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce has found that almost one third of the CEO’s are expecting staff severances in the coming months. 

'Unruly' taxi drivers: South drivers clash over stands
San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello confirmed to Loop News that there have been several instances of aggressive behaviour and even violent acts by these taxi drivers against those plying their trade on the Couva route.

OWTU: T&TEC putting workers at risk
The accusation comes from the Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) in light of the quarantine of a worker at its North Distribution Centre, Port of Spain, on Sunday.

Salon owner: Lockdown not pretty for many

Retired police officer and wife found dead at their Cunupia home
The deceased have been identified as Kenneth Mackhan, 62 and his wife, Lilawatie, 65, of Upper Welcome Road, off Ragoonanan Road, Cunupia.

Fyzabad teenager found in Point Fortin
Her mother, Laura Balkissoon,confirmed that her daughter is safely at home. "She seems to be ok at this point in time, but we will be taking her to the doctor for a medical check during the course of the day."

Arima pensioner missing after leaving hospital
Police say 71–year-old Allan Forbes Des Vignes was last seen leaving the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Mt Hope at 2 pm on Saturday where he was warded two days prior.

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