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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...

Monday, January 10, 2011

Former prime minister Basdeo Panday says the best honour the State can give the late Sir Ellis Clarke is a new T&T Constitution. Panday, who served as prime minister from 1995 to 2001, spoke with reporters outside the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port-of-Spain after attending...

Monday, January 10, 2011

 In a bid to ensure the sustainability of local agriculture, the Government has pumped some $20 million into greenhouse farming via loans from the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB.) Vasant Bharath, Minister of Food Production, Land and Marine Affairs, made the announcement on Friday at a...

Monday, January 10, 2011

Newly-appointed chairman of the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA) Daniel Solomon says crime is one of the first issues he intends to address. Solomon and seven others received their instruments of appointments from Minister of Housing and the Environment Dr Roodal Moonilal at the ministry’...

Monday, January 10, 2011

Soaring prices of local produce is the main target as the National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (Namdevco) moves to establish greenhouse farms throughout T&T by the end of this month. Robert Ramsamooj, Namdevco’s chairman, who was appointed last December, said farmers...

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Monday, January 10, 2011

More than 41,100 of the 614,600 people in T&T’s workforce are unemployed. But more than that, economist Jwala Rambarran says some people cannot be trained.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Duplication of jobs at the Sport Company of T&T (Sportt) has led to $10.5 million wage bill for the last year. This is among the many shocking revelations that is expected to be contained in the forensic audit into Sportt. The revelation comes on the heels of allegations that the dismissal...

Monday, January 10, 2011

Officials of Pan Trinbago are today warning culture lovers that this year’s National Junior Panorama competition may not be staged as contracts for more than 100 Pan In The Classroom tutors with the Ministry of Education, have not been renewed. Richard Forteau, secretary of Pan Trinbago raised...

Monday, January 10, 2011

 Registration for all Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organisation (Tuco) competitions will begin this Wednesday. A release from Tuco listed the closing dates and times for each registration.

They are as follows:

Monday, January 10, 2011

Unable to resist an extempo challenge, Arts and Multiculturalism Minister Winston “Gypsy” Peters clenched the microphone to the delight of a crowd gathered at Kings Wharf, San Fernando on Friday night. Firing back witty responses to calypsonian Neil “Abelele” Baptiste’s lyrics,...

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