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$40M SPENT ON NEW DPP OFFICE
Posted: Saturday, March 11, 2023

$40M SPENT ON NEW DPP OFFICE
Rowley: 'After three years of finding executive office for the DPP, not a foot step inside the office. And we paying millions of dollars in rent?'

DPP seeks counsel after PM's 'attack'
... UNC accuses Rowley of undermining Office

Shortage of resources at 'critical stage'
Currently the DPP's Office has a complement of 58 attorneys, way below what he says is needed for it to properly carry out its functions.

On Wednesday, Gaspard stated his office required at least 129 attorneys if the prosecutions of matters in courts throughout the country were to be effectively carried out. His statement came following the discontinuation of criminal proceedings against former prime minister Basdeo Panday, his wife Oma, along with former UNC minister Carlos John and businessman Ishwar Galbaransingh.

Imbert: T&T has foreign exchange shortage, not a crisis
Last week, Central Bank Governor Dr Alvin Hilaire said citizens will have to be prepared to continue facing shortages of foreign exchange. Hilaire noted the situation will persist until as a country we can achieve market equilibrium based on improved macroeconomic conditions.

Gran Couva family mourns woman's death, prays for speedy recovery of husband, grandson after accident
The accident happened around midday on the Solomon Hochoy Highway near the Harmony Hall overpass. Imtiaz was driving his car on the southbound lane when a vehicle bounced him from behind, causing his car to veer off the road. The car crossed the grass median and collided with a van proceeding on the northbound lane of the highway.

Help for Ramesh after 'eviction' from Curepe interchange
Newsday was told that Ramesh, who said he had spent 21 years in prison, confessed he would be reluctant to be placed in any type of group home or shelter, as the rules remind him too much of being in prison.

He did agree to be taken to the clinic to resume his treatment for HIV, after telling Newsday he had not received treatment for some time.

Cunupia woman charged after stealing $1.6m from her employer
A victim reported to police that during the period January 1st 2022, and September 6th 2022, a total of $1,615,777.16, went missing from his company.

He said he made checks of his CCTV system and observed a woman employed as a cashier at his business place allegedly stealing a sum of money during the period.

Relative of slain construction worker 'What am I going to tell his son?'

Watchman found dead after night shift
63-year-old Edwin Simon also known as "Lion" of Claxton Bay was tied up on the floor of the booth at Universal Projects Ltd at Balmain Road.



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