Dropping the “net” on criminals by restricting bail access.
That’s what Government hopes to achieve with tomorrow’s debate on the Bail (Amendment) bill for which Parliament has been recalled following the recent crime crisis.
After some initial hesitation, Sangre Grande corporation chairman Terry Rondon is scheduled to be screened tonight by the ruling PNM for the Toco/Fishing Pond seat in the upcoming Local Government Elections.
Chaguanas mayor Gopaul Boodhan has said that councillors and the Chaguanas Borough Corporation (CBC) are being unfairly blamed for a lack of services.
The issues surrounding Chief Justice Ivor Archie continued to be in focus Sunday, as Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley questioned the Law Association’s political affiliations and said it seemed as though the body had a problem with the CJ’s lifestyle.
Government is moving to have Cambridge Analytica’s (CA’s) “whistleblower” Christopher Wylie appear before Parliament’s Joint Select Committee (JSC) on the data-mining issue, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi said yesterday.
Speaking at the weekly Government media briefing, the AG said Wylie’s attorneys have indicated willingness to help T&T identify the culprits in the CA data matter “who sat in the last Government.”
Venezuelans migrants will begin receiving their registration cards from Friday.
The announcement was made by National Security Minister Stuart Young at yesterday’s post-Cabinet media conference,
He stressed that they will be required to keep them on their persons at all time.
SAN JUAN (Reuters) - People danced on the streets of San Juan’s old city early on Thursday after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló bowed to protesters’ demands and said he would quit over profane chat messages that sparked massive protests on the Caribbean island.
After 12 days of sometimes violent demonstrations, the first-term governor said he would step down on Aug. 2, having failed to soothe critics’ concerns by vowing not to seek re-election and giving up the leadership of his political party.
Tourism stakeholders in Trinidad say too much turbulence in the tourism sector has undermined the industry over the years. Here are some stakeholder reactions to the appointment of Howard Chin Lee as chairman of Tourism Trinidad Ltd and the removal of Janelle Penny Commissiong from the post.
Denise Aleong-Thomas - President, Small Tourism Accommodation Owners of T&T
Former Tourism Howard Chin Lee is now chairman for Tourism Trinidad Ltd (TTL) following the sacking of Miss Universe 1977, Janelle Penny Commissiong-Chow.
In a release today, the Tourism Ministry announced Chin Lee's appointment, as well as eight new board members. The directors will serve for two years.
Political analysts Ferdie Ferreira and Mariano Browne have both taken a “wait and see” approach to the appointment of Donna Cox as Communications Minister.
Cox, a former Laventille East Member of Parliament, was sworn in Monday morning after Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley revoked the appointment of Stuart Young from the ministry on Sunday night.