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Former National Security Minister Gary Griffith has sent a pre-action protocol letter to Bliss Seepersad, the new chair of the Police Service Commission (PSC), arguing that the PSC under former chairman Maria Gomes was in breach of several legal notices used in the process to select Deodat Dulalchan as Commissioner of Police.

He is arguing that...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

When it rains  her children get wet on the bed where they sleep at night.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Two Community-based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) contractors were murdered in a shooting in Carapo yesterday. Police sources say possible motives for the double homicide may be a botched car-jacking or a reprisal killing in connection with the murder of Ian Hamilton...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Minister of Community Development Nizam Baksh says the Financial Assistance (Studies) Programme is one of the most “scrutinised” programmes of its kind and trusts that under new management, the system will be able to move away from its current “phase.” “It is important that you are guided by the...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The 21st Century Police Initiative, bringing a dramatic change in the way the police have been delivering service, was kickstarted yesterday in the Western Division. Described by Deputy Police Commissioner Jack Ewatski as a “historic day for the Police Service”, fully-armed...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday stressed the need for gender equality among nations for women to play greater roles in the sustainable development of nations. She did so during the keynote address at yesterday’s opening of the Organisation of American States (OAS...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Acting Prime Minister Jack Warner said yesterday the action by President George Maxwell Richards on the revocation of the appointment of chairman of the Police Service Commission is a clear indication that as a nation “we are not prepared to countenance any statement that...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

President George Maxwell Richards yesterday revoked the appointment of chairman of the Police  Service Commission, Nizam Mohammed, citing Section 122A (1) (d) and (f) of the Constitution (Amendment) Act 2006. Section 122A (1) states: “The President shall, after consultation with...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Following is the President’s revocation of Nizam Mohammed’s appointment as chairman of the Police Service Commission. His Excellency George Maxwell Richards, TC, CMT, PhD, President, advises that he has, with immediate effect, revoked the appointment of Mr Nizam Mohammed as chairman and member...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Former head of the Public Service Reginald Dumas says sacked chairman of the Police Service Commission Nizam Mohammed did not have the constitutional authority to address any perceived ethnic imbalance in the T&T Police Service. Dumas said so in an interview following...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Sacked chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC) Nizam Mohammed says he is a victim of breach of natural justice and process. Mohammed made the statement in a brief interview last night, hours after President George Maxwell Richards revoked his appointment as chairman of the commission. ...

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