Politics

Khan on Emailgate: "Investigate Rowley"

In the wake of the Police Service officially closing the "Emailgate" investigations, attorney Senior Counsel Israel Khan is calling on the Director of Public Prosecutions to now aim his sights on the man who brought the documents to light. 

In a news conference Wednesday, Khan called upon the DPP to "request that the police set up a team of officers to investigate the now Prime Minister, the then leader of the Opposition, whether he conspired with a person unknown or a person known in order to pervert the course of public justice."

Young knocks Tewarie for spreading fake news

Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young has slammed Op­po­si­tion MP Dr Bhoe Tewarie for rat­ing T&T sixth in the world as one of the most dan­ger­ous places to vis­it.

Young ripped in­to Tewarie yes­ter­day while de­liv­er­ing the fea­ture ad­dress at the open­ing of the Barataria Com­mu­ni­ty Li­brary, by draw­ing ref­er­ence to the pre­vi­ous speak­er Cather­ine Ro­main who warned chil­dren to be wary of mis­in­for­ma­tion and fake news cir­cu­lat­ing on so­cial me­dia.

Criminologist: Kamla's crime plan a pie in the sky

A pie in the sky.

That was the re­ac­tion of crim­i­nol­o­gist Dau­rius Figueira to Op­po­si­tion Leader Kam­la Per­sad-Bisses­sar's short, medi­um and long term crime-fight­ing mea­sures, which she promised to in­sti­tute when the Unit­ed Na­tion­al Con­gress as­sumes of­fice again.

Ad­dress­ing UNC sup­port­ers at the Mon­day Night Fo­rum in Ch­agua­nas, Per­sad-Bisses­sar rolled out her plans, stat­ing that the Gov­ern­ment had been clue­less in bring­ing the mur­der rate down.

Kamla to Imbert: Where is IMF team?

Op­po­si­tion Leader Kam­la Per­sad-Bisses­sar is call­ing on the Fi­nance Min­is­ter to say whether the In­ter­na­tion­al Mon­e­tary Fund (IMF) has been in­vit­ed to T&T for its an­nu­al Ar­ti­cle IV re­view.

Ad­dress­ing sup­port­ers at the UNC's Mon­day Night Fo­rum at the Ch­agua­nas South Sec­ondary School in Ch­agua­nas, Per­sad-Bisses­sar ques­tioned whether Fi­nance Min­is­ter Colm Im­bert was afraid of what an IMF re­view will re­veal.

Retired judge heads CoE into Sando highway extension

Cab­i­net has ap­proved the ap­point­ment of a Com­mis­sion of En­quiry to ex­am­ine the ac­tions of and on be­half of the State in ac­quir­ing and tak­ing steps to ac­quire prop­er­ties and struc­tures in re­spect of the con­struc­tion of the ex­ten­sion of the Solomon Ho­choy High­way Ex­ten­sion to Point Fortin.

It will al­so ex­am­ine whether the cab­i­net ap­point­ed min­is­te­r­i­al over­sight com­mit­tee ful­filled its man­date.

Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Min­is­ter Stu­art Young made the an­nounce­ment at the post-Cab­i­net me­dia con­fer­ence yes­ter­day.

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