AG Ramlogan’s response to Integrity Commission

AG Ramlogan rejects the view expressed by the Integrity Commission (“the IC”) that it was under no obligation to apologise to him and that it “merely extended discretionary courtesy” when it did so. The IC quite properly, apologised for not informing him that he was under...
Posted On 20 Nov 2013
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PM’s Message on the occasion of International Journalists Remembrance Day

In today’s world, journalists play a pivotal social role, more so than ever before. Their work keeps the world informed at all times. We respect their freedom to ply their trade unhindered. In today’s world, in many places, journalists are not free to operate. In Trinidad and...
Posted On 18 Nov 2013
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Prime Minister Appoints Special Prisons Committee

Following a series of incidents and protest action by prisoners at the Golden Grove State Prison, the Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, has appointed a special committee to investigate and address issues emanating from...
Posted On 18 Nov 2013
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AG responds to Fixin TnT

The call by ‘Fixin TnT’ for my resignation is somewhat amusing. The issues raised are currently engaging the attention of the Integrity Commission and the allegations are all malicious and false. I will cooperate fully with this investigation to clear my name. The...
Posted On 17 Nov 2013
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AG calls for Ken Gordon’s resignation

AG Ramlogan condemns the attempt by the Chairman of the Integrity Commission, Ken Gordon to “pass the buck” by blaming the Registrar for the suppression of the letter advising him that the Commission had launched an investigation. This investigation was in response to...
Posted On 16 Nov 2013
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PM Message on World Diabetes Day 2013

Today, November 14th Trinidad and Tobago joins the international community in observing World Diabetes Day. According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), in 2011 over 366 million persons worldwide were diagnosed with diabetes. That number, according to IDF projections...
Posted On 15 Nov 2013
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AG responds to Express ‘Range Rover’ Story

RE: RANGE ROVER BELONGING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL Dear Ms Renne, I have only just seen your questions. I am happy to respond. QUESTION 1) YOUR VEHICLE PCR 2, A RANGE ROVER TDV VOGUE, ARE YOU IN POSSESSION OF IT? Your colleague, Ms Anika Gumbs Sandiford has already interviewed the...
Posted On 09 Nov 2013
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Prime Minister’s 2013 Divali Message to the Nation

Fellow citizens, Namaste. Once again our nation celebrates the most auspicious and joyous occasion of Divali. It is celebrated by Hindus around the world, and, for most Hindus, marks the beginning of a New Year and a New Life, unmarred by the shadows of a painful past. Over time,...
Posted On 02 Nov 2013
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The Introduction of the Community Policing

We are moving to energise community policing in a two-fold strategy that will see: 1.  Communities benefit from the safety of protective services in close proximity to their homes and families, and 2.  Communities able to have regular interaction with the protective services and...
Posted On 30 Oct 2013
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Energy Minister Visits Goudron Oilfield in Guayaguayare

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago — Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs Senator the Honourable Kevin Ramnarine visited the Goudron oilfield in Guayaguayare on Friday, October 18th 2013. The field is operated by Leni Gas and Oil (LGO) of the United Kingdom under an...
Posted On 24 Oct 2013
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