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'Angry and hurt'
Posted: Monday, July 24, 2023

'Angry and hurt'
In response to a Freedom of Information request, the OPM stated a total of $14,538,511.40 in bills have so far been accumulated for the CoE.

Of that figure, over $10 million in legal fees were accrued, the lion's share going to CoE chairman Jerome Lynch, KC, ($3.4 million), senior counsel Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj ($3.2 million) and junior counsel ($2.2 million).

Opposition: Smith's appointment a disrespect to women
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley fired Smith from his ministerial portfolio in 2018 for interfering improperly in the public service, resulting in financial costs to taxpayers. However, there were reports of sexual misconduct during his tenure and subsequent payment of $150,000 to the alleged victim with a confidentiality agreement.

Body back home
...Allanlane's funeral set for today

Sinanan promises traffic ease-up for Chaguanas

UNC views mixed over reports of Warner's return

New breakthrough in Type 2 diabetes fight
...with Enhanced Intensive Lifestyle Intervention

Shaka Hislop 'OK' after collapsing on live TV
Hislop was on camera alongside his co-host Dan Thomas, who was speaking during pre-match coverage when Hislop stumbled forward, bumped into Thomas and fell to the ground, video shows.

Thomas could be seen immediately calling for the medical staff before the broadcast cut to commercials.

Teneil Campbell 125th in Tour de France Femmes stage one
Pro road cyclist Teniel Campbell set another historic milestone for TT cycling on Sunday when she took part in the first stage of the Tour de France Femmes (women) Avec Swift.

Massy employee's body brought home after more than a month
Ramkissoon was severely injured in a fire on June 15 at NiQuan Energy Trinidad Ltd's Pointe-a-Pierre plant, and died while being treated in Colombia on June 18.

The Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA), the Energy Ministry and NiQuan have since launched investigations.

Teen killed while delivering food

La Horquetta teen gunned down while making food delivery
Jacob's mother said he was in the process of completing an advanced course in barbering with the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

She also said that Jacob owned a 24-hour barbering business and a small fast food service, both of which he operated from the family's home where he lived.

Over 30 bullets fired at fruit vendor killed in St Augustine A 45-year-old vendor was shot and killed while conducting sales at his St Augustine fruit stall on Saturday night. Police said Darryl Bridgelal was at the stall on the Eastern Main Road, near the Bamba Night Club at around 11.38 pm, when a silver car drove near him.

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