Press Statement from the office of the Attorney General

INAUGURATION OF THE NATION’S 5TH PRESIDENT ANTHONY CARMONA The Attorney General congratulates – His Excellency, Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona on his ascension to the office of President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Posted On 18 Mar 2013
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Prime Minister says thank you

PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar has sent an official letter to outgoing president George Maxwell Richards thanking him for his “decade of dedicated and committed service” to this country. Richards, the country’s fourth president, officially demitted office...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013
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Tunapuna Chamber supports Govt move

The Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry and Commerce has thrown its supports behind the Government’s move to give precept powers to members of the Defence Force through the Defence (Amendment) Bill, but calls for management and monitoring. In a release on Saturday, the...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013
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Sharma serves notice on souped-up cars

Drivers whose cars are modified or are in poor working condition will have them seized by licensing officers soon. This, as Transport Minister Chandresh Sharma announced a crackdown on the nation’s roads. Sharma said cars unsuitable for the road were contributing to the high...
Posted On 17 Mar 2013
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Acting CoP supports soldier bill

Williams denies Ramesar’s claim By Gyasi Gonzales gyasi.gonzales@trinidadexpress.com ACTING Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams yesterday shot down claims by Police Social and Welfare Association president Anand Ramesar that he (Williams) was in disagreement with...
Posted On 17 Mar 2013
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‘…Army-police patrols have made big difference in Sando’

By Sue-Ann Wayow sue-ann.wayow@trinidadexpress.com    Daphne Bartlett, president of the San Fernando Business Association, said the association was in support of the precepting of soldiers. She said the presence of soldiers in the city of San Fernando helped in keeping criminal...
Posted On 16 Mar 2013
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Joint patrols bring calm to Laventille

Ten days after the joint police/army initiative was introduced in Laventille to quell gang violence, police officers are elated that there have been no murders, or reports of serious crimes, robberies and violence in the area. The initiative was introduced at the beginning of...
Posted On 16 Mar 2013
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AG expresses condolences on the passing of Tajmool Hosein, Q.C.

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PASSING OF TAJMOOL HOSEIN, Q.C. The Attorney General expresses his condolences on the passing of Tajmool Hosein, Q.C. Mr. Hosein was a towering and authoritative figure in the legal fraternity whose contributions to the...
Posted On 16 Mar 2013
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Prime Minister Takes Charge “Law Solid”

By Andre Bagoo Saturday, March 16 2013 PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC yesterday sought to assure that legislation designed to give members of the Defence Force police powers is on solid ground because of legal advice, local and Commonwealth precedent, and fresh...
Posted On 16 Mar 2013
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Chamber backs Govt move to precept soldiers

..but TTTI urges caution Story Updated: Mar 15, 2013 at 10:08 PM ECT THE Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce is supporting the Government’s move to give soldiers precept powers whilst The Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute (TTTI) is urging caution. In a...
Posted On 16 Mar 2013
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