Politics

Noel Garcia appointed as HDC Chairman again

The new board for the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has been fully constituted, with Noel Garcia being appointed as Chairman.

Mr Garcia received his Instrument of Appointment as Chairman from Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon, last Friday 10 January, 2020.

Other members of the Board include: Mr. Kurt Winston Salandy, Mr. Keston McQuilkin, Dr. Jeffrey Reyes and Mrs. Saira Samlal-Ramlogan.

Minister hits back at Fixin’ T&T

Re­pub­lic Bank Lim­it­ed (RBL) says it can­not con­firm new re­ports about So­cial De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Camille Robin­son-Reg­is and her bank­ing is­sues.

Union criticises city officials for $140,000 Christmas tree

Mem­bers of the Amal­ga­mat­ed Work­er’s Union (AWU) yes­ter­day crit­i­cised the Port-of-Spain City Cor­po­ra­tion for spend­ing $140,000 on a Christ­mas tree. The union said the ex­pen­di­ture was ev­i­dence of mis­man­age­ment of funds at a time when some 1,200 work­ers aren’t be­ing paid or giv­en the tools to per­form their jobs.

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