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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, December 6, 2010

Social activist cum UNC Senator Verna St Rose-Greaves, who has moved on from the post of special adviser on children’s affairs to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is on a new mission.

Monday, December 6, 2010

The State is being saddled with a million-dollar bill to represent cash strapped Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL) in a legal battle against dismissed chief executive officer Ian Brunton.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

British novelist Charles Dickens wrote the classic A Christmas Carol.Its major protagonist is Ebenezer Scrooge—who described Christmas as “bah...humbug.” Dickens labelled Scrooge “mean...tight-fisted.” Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar made reference to Scrooge when she urged about 5,000...

Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Phase II Pan Groove panyard at Hamilton Street Woodbrook is here to stay. Local Government Minister, Chandresh Sharma said this yesterday, less than two weeks after Port-of-Spain Mayor Louis Lee Sing insisted on the panyard being relocated. “The real lawyer says you have rights here.

Monday, December 6, 2010

“That’s a failed policy!” That was Dr L Trevor Grant’s response to Port-of-Spain Mayor Louis Lee Sing’s decision to rid the streets of homeless people by rounding them up and taking them to St Ann’s for evaluation.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Works and Transport Minister and UNC chairman Jack Warner has extended best wishes and a speedy recovery to Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley, who underwent surgery for a blocked sinus recently.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Do not underestimate Patrick Manning. Although he is no longer at the helm of the People’s National Movement (PNM), the former prime minister is someone to watch.This is the view expressed by political analysts who have described Manning’s return to centre stage as expected.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Approximately $6 million is up for grabs for bandleaders in the upcoming 2011 Carnival.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

In the “he did, he did” war of actions between former Caribbean Airlines (CAL) chief executive, Captain Ian Brunton and its three-week-old chairman, George Nicholas, the victim appears to be the company—CAL—whose best interest they claim to seek.

Monday, December 6, 2010

On a three-acre parcel of prime agricultural land nestled in the Heights of Guanapo, Arima stands several majestic concrete columns which once supported a sprawling pan-shaped roof.

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