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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...

Saturday, March 26, 2011

All is set for next week Tuesday’s Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exam next week, says Minister of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education Fazal Karim. “All the necessary conditions are in place for a successful SEA examination,” he said.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) executives have kicked contingency plans into high gear as chronic overcrowding continues to cripple the San Fernando General Hospital.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Protesting doctors at the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) are expected to return to work today as a health crisis was averted after the intervention of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

A probe has been launch to find out why British national, Shamshoum Afif, who was struck by a PTSC bus near the entrance of the San Fernando General Hospital on Wednesday afternoon, spent close to 30 minutes on the roadway waiting for an ambulance which never responded.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Methods of cross-examination were called into question, as the assault case against soca superstar Machel Montano continued yesterday. Montano’s attorney Dana Seetahal, SC, repeatedly made objections, both general and specific, to state prosecutor George Busby’s cross-examination of Montano...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Friday, March 25, 2011

Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Utilities Jacqueline Ganteaume–Farrell is urging citizens to adopt an attitude of conservation towards the country’s natural resources. Ganteaume–Farrell was speaking at Tuesday’s launch of a joint World Forestry, World Water and World Meteorological...

Friday, March 25, 2011

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that Tobago’s mortality rate is the lowest in the nation, Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) chief executive officer, George Bell, said on Tuesday. He said the ministry’s statistics revealed that Tobago’s rate in 2008 was 1.8 per cent, while the Eastern...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Caribbean nations must develop a multi-sectoral approach to effectively treat with the regions HIV and Aids epidemic. Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Rodger Samuel made this call yesterday at the opening ceremony of the UNAIDS regional consultation for the Caribbean universal access...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Minister of Labour, Small and Micro Enterprise Development Errol McLeod says the board of management of the T&T Electricity Commission (T&TEC) has had a history of being “very slow” and “slothful” in the manner in which it dealt with trade union negotiations. He was speaking with...

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