Mature Govt move to meet with senators

THE EDITOR: When the Senate debate on the Miscellaneous Provisions (Defence and Police Complaints) Bill was halted two weeks ago, many jumped at the Government’s throat, rejoicing that it had been “defeated.” I beg to differ. Surely when a Bill is laid in Parliament it is open to...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013
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Why PNM change of policy on soldiers?

THE EDITOR: As a young person living in a high crime area, I believe it is important for me to give my views on the crime problem. I have lived my entire life in Maloney and my friends and I have done good for ourselves by attaining decent jobs and following the rule of law. It...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013
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‘Mr Big’ never caught

I love the efficiency and speed of foreign law enforcers. For example, within two days of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation has photos of two suspects captured by closed-circuit television cameras. On the other hand, I remember when I was still...
Posted On 19 Apr 2013
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$12 Million for Prosthetics Programme

Government is to spend $12 million a year on citizens who need prosthetics. The Minister of the People and Social Development, Dr. Glenn Ramadharsingh, made the announcement at Thursday’s Post Cabinet Media Briefing. He said Cabinet has taken a decision to introduce the...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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AG attends Commonwealth Law Conference

Senator the Honourable Anand Ramlogan, SC, Attorney General together with the Chief Justice, Mr Ivor Archie, the President of the Caribbean Court of Justice, Sir Dennis Byron, the Honourable Christlyn Moore, the Minister of Justice, the chairman of the Equal Opportunity Tribunal,...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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PM Kamla remarks at the Americas-Africa Business Forum

The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has today, Thursday 18thApril, 2013, delivered remarks at the “America-Africa Business Forum” on ‘America and Africa: The Decade Ahead.”
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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No more ghost gangs in URP

Local Government Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan says under his watch ghost gangs have almost completely been eliminated from the Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) and he is going to personally seek out any existing ghost gangs to remove them. Rambachan made the statement on...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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Timely response by corporation

THE EDITOR: I take this opportunity to thank the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation for a job well done. I especially commend D Ramkissoon of the Litter Warden’s Department for his timely removal of debris at the front of my house. 
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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A bad dream: Rowley is PM, PNM in power

THE EDITOR: I had a very bad dream. I dreamt that Rowley was elected PM and that the PNM had won the elections. My dream continued and I saw the following: All URP workers were immediately removed from their jobs and replaced by PNM supporters. All CEPEP contractors were fired...
Posted On 18 Apr 2013
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Prime Minister Kamla meets with US Deputy Secretary of State

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar today, April 17 2013, met with US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns to discuss ongoing bilateral issues.
Posted On 17 Apr 2013
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