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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...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

A Princes Town man who was beaten by enraged Penal residents after he and another man allegedly chopped and robbed Roger Hosein and his common-law wife, Nisha Alexander, was yesterday refused bail when he appeared in court. Marlon Seuraj, 26, and Keston Contera, 26, also of Princes Town, were...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Government’s bid to inquire into the affairs of the Hindu Credit Union Co-operative Society (HCU) is being challenged at the High Court. Yesterday, lawyers representing HCU president Harry Harnarine hurriedly filed a lawsuit seeking to stop a commission of enquiry which was appointed to look...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Carnival festivities may be affected by police officers’ mass sickout if Government does not immediately intervene, president of the Police Welfare Association Anand Ramesar warned yesterday. His statement came as police officers across T&T engaged in a second day of sickout, crippling law...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The data collected in the 2011 Association of Female Executives of T&T’s (Afett) top five companies for female executives research project will be used to create gender policies and legislation. This was announced yesterday by permanent secretary in the Ministry of Planning, Economic and...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Siparia Chamber of Commerce, the brainchild of the Chairman of the Siparia Regional Corporation, Leo Doodnath, after months of preliminary planning and activities, is now finally ready for its official launch. This gala ceremony will take place at the Powergen Sports Club, Syne Village in...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

During the last month, seven out of eight complaints of discrimination brought against employers to the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) have been settled out of court. The information was revealed yesterday by the legal head of the EOC Narendra Lalbeharry during his contribution to a...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

A project aimed at improving the overall business performance of SMEs (Small to Medium Enterprises) was initiated on January 18, with the signing of an agreement between the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (Cariri) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The local food and...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Works Minister Jack Warner rolls into Couva North today for a tour of the constituency ahead of a planned march in the area on Friday by the Concerned National Citizens of T&T.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Division of Finance and Enterprise Development, in collaboration with the Tobago Branch of First Citizens, has relaunched the Tobago Home Ownership Savings Plan for Young People. The programme was officially launched in April, 2010 but never kicked off due to poor response from the public. ...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Director of Curriculum in the Ministry of Education Dipwatee Maharaj has called on educators to take back the power in the classrooms. That, as she questioned what has changed within the education system when students have decided to arm themselves with guns and cutlasses when they walked...

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