Gerald Ramdeen

UNC moves to block sale of Petrotrin

The Unit­ed Na­tion­al Con­gress (UNC) is seek­ing an in­junc­tion tem­porar­i­ly block­ing the sale of Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre re­fin­ery. 

The par­ty, through its for­mer sen­a­tor Wayne Sturge, filed the in­junc­tion ap­pli­ca­tion yes­ter­day as part of a con­sti­tu­tion­al mo­tion law­suit over the fail­ure of Fi­nance Min­is­ter Colm Im­bert to hold a Joint Se­lect Com­mit­tee (JSC) on En­er­gy Af­fairs for the past 19 months. 

Parents of former TLM detainee to hold press conference today

Attorney-at-Law, Gerald Ramdeen, will be holding a press conference today, together with parents of a former detainee of the Transformed Life Ministry and Rehabilitation Centre.

The press conference will take place at the Conference Room, Cascadia Hotel & Conference Centre, Ariapita Road, St. Ann’s.

During the press conference this afternoon, the family in question—Mr and Mrs Berment—are expected to detail their experience with the Centre.

Ramdeen's resignation letter: I didn't want to hamper UNC from winning general election

Gerald Ramdeen says his decision to resign as a UNC senator, was to ensure he did ot hamper the party from forming the next government.

Ramdeen submitted his resignation to UNC political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Monday, prior to appearing in court on three charges related to kickbacks from state briefs.

He described the charges as malicious.

The following is the letter Ramdeen wrote to Persad-Bissessar:

"The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC MP

$3m bail for Ramlogan, Ramdeen

Former attorney general Anand Ramlogan and his colleague, United National Congress Senator Gerald Ramdeen, were collectively granted close to $3 million in bail Friday night, after being charged with similar conspiracy offences related to an alleged legal fees kickback scheme.

Police charge Ramlogan, Ramdeen

Police are currently in the process of charging former attorney general Anand Ramlogan, SC, and UNC Senator Gerald Ramdeen with three offences over their roles in a multi-million legal fee kickback conspiracy. 

Detectives assigned to the Anti-Corruption Investigation Bureau (ACIB) were given the go ahead from Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard, SC after a meeting. 

Ramdeen hospitalised, reportedly not eating or sleeping well

UNC Senator Gerald Ramdeen, who has been detained along with former attorney general Anand Ramlogan in a legal fees kickback scam, was taken to a Medical Institution at 12:30 PM.

Ramdeen, who has been in police custody since Wednesday morning after surrendering to officers of the Anti-Corruption Investigations Bureau, complained of feeling unwell just before noon.