AG exposes deep Govt bias
If, according to AG John Jeremie, Prime Minister Patrick Manning stands vindicated by the Uff Report for his pursuit of the $10 million discrepancy on the Cleaver Heights housing project, by the same logic the Prime Minister and his entire Cabinet must be criminally negligent in failing to prevent the pillage of hundreds of millions of dollars on several construction projects undertaken by Udecott. Sadly, the Attorney General’s statement in the Parliament on Tuesday in laying the Uff Report only illustrated the deep bias held by the Government in the matters probed in the Uff enquiry. Continue reading AG exposes deep Govt bias→
Udecott board fired
The Government is giving itself two weeks to reconstitute the board of directors of State-owned Urban Development Corporation of T&T (Udecott). Well-placed sources made this revelation last night, after the Government sacked the four remaining members of the old Calder Hart-led board.
UFF: Public purse was at risk
The UDeCoTT board was guilty of a “dereliction of duty” and “knowingly exposed the public purse to a grave risk” by failing to question the award of a $368 million contract to CH Development/Sunway Construction (Caribbean) Limited for the Ministry of Legal Affairs Tower…
IN HIS Report submitted to President George Maxwell Richards last week, the chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into Udecott Professor John Uff QC, has recommended that the police probe former Udecott executive chairman Calder Hart as well as the entire Udecott board in relation to the award of the $368 million Ministry of Legal Affairs tower contract and the $885 million Brian Lara stadium project at Tarouba, Sunday Newsday can reveal. Continue reading Police Probe Of Hart, Udecott→
SOMEONE determined many moons ago that there are three sides to every story-yours, mine, and the truth. Maybe that person lived in Norway, a country long seen as heaven-on-earth, which has consistently ranked at the top of the world in human development. He (or she) obviously knew nothing of faraway Trinidad where there are 100 sides to every rumour, and maybe more to every truth, if the latter at all exists in this country. Continue reading On today, Uff tomorrow→