Judge orders deed expunged after bogus transaction

A scrap met­al deal­er has de­nied ever pur­chas­ing 491 acres of land for $4 mil­lion yet a deed was pre­pared and reg­is­tered in her name.

As a re­sult, Jus­tice Ron­nie Boodoos­ingh has or­dered that the deed of con­veyance be ex­punged from the records and re­quest­ed a po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tion in­to the fraud­u­lent trans­ac­tion.

Nidco: No mystery in Tobago land acquisition

The National Infrastructural Development Company Limited (Nidco) says it has been transparent with Canaan/Bon Accord property owners about plans to acquire their lands for expansion of the ANR Robinson International Airport and supporting infrastructure. 

In a release on April 1, the company pledged to continue the process of communication with the residents and businesses at a consultation on April 5. 

Nidco has been mandated by the government to oversee and manage the airport expansion project.

Curepe interchange land talks break down

Sev­en of the 37 Curepe fam­i­lies who were told their homes are in the way of the Gov­ern­ment's $221mil­lion Curepe In­ter­change project have been giv­en one week to ac­cept the State’s of­fer for their prop­er­ties or be evict­ed.

Ac­cord­ing to spokesman Ravin­dra Ma­haraj, al­though the res­i­dents do not yet know what the of­fer will be as the de­tails have not been dis­cussed, they are be­ing bul­lied out of their homes.

Curepe families to finalise Interchange land deals Thursday

Works and Trans­port Min­is­ter Ro­han Sinanan says his min­istry and the Com­mis­sion­er of Val­u­a­tions met on Mon­day with nine fam­i­lies in­volved in the Curepe In­ter­change land ac­qui­si­tion and they will fi­nalise ne­go­ti­a­tions by to­mor­row.

“They recog­nise Gov­ern­ment is very fair in treat­ing with them,” Sinanan said dur­ing yes­ter­day’s 2019 Bud­get de­bate in Par­lia­ment.