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Private practice, public purse
Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Private practice, public purse
WHEN CONSIDERED against the slow pace of reform of the system of bestowing "silk" or senior counsel status, the Cabinet's reluctance to release the names of lawyers who have benefited from lucrative legal briefs takes on a worrying complexion. We object.

Gonzales: WASA's transformation plans underway
The government has not taken any decision to form a new water management company in Trinidad and Tobago.

WASA's Transformation Plan On Course

Gonzales on planned protest: 'Cheap water politics'

Oil spill vessel owners continue to elude Government
The search continues for the owner/s of the vessel responsible for the oil spill that negatively impacted Tobago on February 7.

Auditor General's appeal set for June 17

Agriculture Ministry gets $5m in lab upgrades
"For instance, nations in Europe and North America have integrated cutting-edge molecular technologies into their plant health diagnostics, enabling rapid response to potential threats and thereby ensuring food security and economic stability."

The Caribbean, he said, must align with these standards to protect its agriculture sector.

Dog Control Legislation To Be Reiewed
He provided details on this area in a response to questions posed in the Senate by an Independent Senator on Tuesday given public concerns about the rising number of stray dogs in Trinidad and Tobago and the lack of facilities to care for them.

Skeleton found at secondary school
Skeletal remains were found by officers of the St Joseph police station on Sunday at the St Joseph Secondary School.

Amputee set on fire at Manic Street
The scene of the incident was examined by a team of officers from the Chaguanas police station and CCTV camera footage has been acquired and is expected to be reviewed with the aim of determining what transpired on Saturday night.

'Panther' shot dead in Carapichaima, 4 others wounded
KENT "Panther" Castillo, who was shot dead on the night of June 9 while playing cards, is not believed to have been his killers' intended target.

The 44-year-old, from Mungal Trace, Orange Field Road in Carapichaima, died on the spot.

Missing Princes Town woman's family holding on to hope
ALTHOUGH she went missing almost seven weeks ago, relatives of Isis James are holding on to hope for the aspiring phlebotomist's safe return.

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