Dereliction of Duty by the Opposition

Dear Editor What a shame! As I sat looking on at the Parliament Channel on Friday 12th April 2013, I noticed that during the taking of the vote on the Anti-Doping Bill in relation to athletes, that on the Opposition side the Leader of the Opposition was missing and so too was...
Posted On 12 Apr 2013
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Govt to spend $90m on troubled students

The Government will spend $90.7 million over the next three years to recruit nearly 500 contract officers—including social workers, psychologists and counsellors—to deal with dysfunctional and behavioural issues among the student population, Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh...
Posted On 12 Apr 2013
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Mystar: Joint patrols working well together

There is no friction between police and soldiers, who continue to carry out joint patrols in the hills of Laventille, Sgt Wayne Mystar said on Wednesday. Speaking during Wednesday’s weekly media briefing at the Police Administration Building, Port-of-Spain, Mystar said the two...
Posted On 12 Apr 2013
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Good work by Bharath, John at Customs

THE EDITOR: I would like to congratulate the Minister of Trade and Industry, Vasant Bharath, and the Comptroller of Customs and Excise, Fitzroy John, for their efforts to correct the bottlenecks at Customs that have led over the years to massive overtime charges, which add to the...
Posted On 12 Apr 2013
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Teaching time in school now less than 150 days per year

Education Minister, Dr Tim Gopeesingh, wants teachers to exhibit a higher degree of professionalism at their jobs by showing up to teach their classes. “We understand that a lot of them do have personal problems at times, but when teaching time is reduced to less than 150 days...
Posted On 12 Apr 2013
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Gilian Lucky should decide if she wants to be a Politician or neutral Head of the PCA

Dear Editor “While she has a private right to express her view,  that private right has now crossed into the domain of her public responsibility and it has begun to havea most foul odour.”
Posted On 12 Apr 2013
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Legal Victory Scored against Ferguson in U.S. courts

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL Re: LEGAL VICTORY SCORED AGAINST FERGUSON IN US COURTS The State has scored another significant victory against businessmen Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson. This time in the US courts.
Posted On 11 Apr 2013
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PM attends Americas-Africa Business Forum in Washington

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar leaves for Washington to attend the Americas-Africa Business Forum The Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar Prime Minister will depart Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday 14th April, 2013 to attend the OAS’s Americas-Africa Business Forum. The Prime...
Posted On 11 Apr 2013
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PM on OFFICIAL VISIT to CANADA

ANNOUNCEMENT OF OFFICIAL VISIT OF THE HONOURABLE KAMLA PERSAD-BISSESSAR, SC, MP, PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, TO CANADA APRIL 23 TO 26, 2013 The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP, Prime Minister, has accepted an invitation from the Right...
Posted On 11 Apr 2013
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VAT, import duties to be removed on CCTV cameras

Cabinet has taken decision to remove Value Added Tax (VAT) and import duties on CCTV camera systems. This was revealed by National Security Minister Jack Warner during Thursday’s Post Cabinet Media Briefing who reminded that this move is consistent with Government’s...
Posted On 11 Apr 2013
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