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Mixed views
Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Mixed views to top cop's extension
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association (TTPSSWA) is pushing back against critics of the Government's decision to extend Commissioner of Police (CoP) Erla Harewood-Christopher's tenure by one year.

Hinds: Police Service Commission gave Erla a good performance review

PM: My agenda is to make the most reasonable decision in the public interest
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday brushed off UNC MP Dinesh Rambally's criticism of the Cabinet's decision to extend Police Commissioner Erla Harewood-Christopher's tenure.

CoP now has an executive team to work with—Williams
Former acting police commissioner Stephen Williams says now that Police Commissioner Erla Harewood-Christopher has a full complement of deputies to assist her, judging her performance going forward will be more impartial.

T&T Chamber's trade mission to Guyana

Crude production falls by 8%
CRUDE oil production has continued to decline, falling by eight per cent in 2023 when compared to 2022, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries.

Lee-Chin 'defaults' on US$23M note
...Noteholders agree to three-month repayment plan

Stop silk process until court matter settled
Khan urges AG:

Khan tells AG: 'Stop pappy show,' don't ask lawyers to apply for silk
Khan had challenged the appointment process in an interpretation claim in May 2023. It is assigned to Justice Devindra Rampersad who has set timelines for the filing of submissions. The Law Association has also filed submissions on the issue.

Khan says the President should make such appointments at her discretion or on the advice of anyone, or authority, other than the Cabinet, including the chief justice. The association said for several years, it has been publicly and privately engaging stakeholders on the appointment of attorneys to the rank of senior counsel.

Beyond Stress: How burnout affects the economy

Nyan: 150 migrant children to start school in September

Police officers in grief as PC gunned down during botched robbery
He was shot twice during an attempted robbery around 10.36 pm as he was enjoying drinks in the company of his wife and a friend at the bar when a man armed with a gun walked in and pointed it at the trio. He demanded money and valuables.

Off-duty cop murdered in bar, suspect held seeking treatment at hospital

Community stumped by murder of bank worker

Dozens turn up to bid farewell to Cocorite murder victim
AS one of the victims of the Cocorite quadruple murder was laid to rest on May 14, his great-aunt said a prayer for a turnaround in the nation's way of life.

The funeral service for Shaquille Ottley, 22, one of the four men gunned down on May 4 in Phase One, Powder Magazine, Cocorite, took place in the community on May 14.

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