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Ish fights Government

Battle over $28m in Bahamas court

Businessman Ishwar Galbaransingh leaves the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court after appearing to answer fraud charges last week.

Photo: Karla Ramoo


Government fishes for Ish’s $28m

Businessman Ishwar Galbaransingh is seeking an order from the Bahamas Supreme Court to prevent the disclosure of information relating to his financial affairs in that country to the T&T Government...

PM: House debate was the way to go

Government decided to debate the police reform bills in the Lower House on June 29—instead of the Senate—since it had asked the public to speak to their MPs about supporting the bills, Prime Minister Patrick Manning said yesterday...

Businessmen paying protection $ says Panday

Opposition leader Basdeo Panday has said businessmen were now being forced to pay protection money to save their families from kidnappers...

Blame prosperity for crime wave—Austin

United States Ambassador Dr Roy Austin has said the upsurge in crime in T&T could be more as a result of the country’s increasing economic future than poverty and unemployment...

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Chamber president: No oil parity for teachers

South Chamber president Dr Jim Lee Young has taken issue with TTUTA’s president Trevor Oliver’s premising a salary increase for teachers based on high oil prices...

Radical unveils sexy, slender shapes in Geometry

More than just a parade of trim flesh, Radical Designs’ premiere of its Geometry 2004 clothing line last Saturday tried to subliminally transport its audience from a tent in the Queen’s Park Savannah to a Milan runway...

Viv described as dictatorial, spiteful

Former chairman of the West Indies cricket selectors, Sir Vivian Richards, and the other members of his panel, Joey Carew and Gordon Greenidge have been accused of being dictatorial, intimidatory and spiteful...

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War over water

Fight taking place in London, T&T

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) and the Desalination Company (Desalcott) are engaged in a bitter legal wrangle over the utility’s decision not to pay higher rates for the water it buys from Desalcott...

Get ready for another Pan Royale

The executive of the Queen’s Royal College Foundation is working at a feverish pace as preparations for the third edition of this country’s annual international music festival—T&T Steelpan and Jazz Festival—Pan Royale 2004 continue...

Trini Revellers is the winner of the George Bailey Large Band award. Check out more photos from Carnival 2004...

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