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UNC senator Robin Montano listens to MP Chandresh Sharma while MP Nizam Baksh looks on. They sat on the joint select committee which met with the Teaching Service Commission at Parliament yesterday.



CDC woos workers back

‘Individual contracts preserve workers’ rights to representation’

Individual contracts being offered to locked-out workers of Caribbean Development Co (CDC) by their management do not prevent union representation and still offer a 12 per cent increase, a senior Ansa McAl Group executive said yesterday...

Fight for power at Foreign Affairs

Still recovering from the shock of learning that diplomatic pouches leaving this country were used to traffic cocaine, staffers at Senator Knowlson Gift’s Foreign Affairs Ministry are said to be watching the tussle for administrative turf going on between their permanent secretary, Patrick Edwards, and his deputy, Yvonne Gittens-Joseph...

Government members absent at JSC talks

Montano grills TSC chairman

UNC senator Robin Montano yesterday pressed Teaching Service Commission chairman Leonard Birmingham — in vain — to say if he was the one who had complained to Prime Minister Patrick Manning about the behaviour of UNC members in joint select committee meetings...

Ministry relaxes rules on teaching appointments

A new Education Ministry policy would allow people to be appointed to posts even though they did not have all the qualifications or experience required by the relevant job specification, Teaching Service Commission chairman Leonard Birmingham said yesterday...

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Private sector ripping off Govt – Perm Sec

After being subjected to abuse from the private sector for decades, a top public servant yesterday lashed back at contractors and businessmen who try to sell sub-standard goods and services to the public sector...

Good for you foods

Ground provisions are available to us all year round. With all the bad publicity carbohydrates are receiving lately, it is comforting to know that not all carbs are bad for us...

Abraham wins two races in US

National road cycling champion Emile Abraham continues to fly the flag of T&T high as he competes highly successfully on the US circuit...

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Telecom clock ticking

Being almost last out of the starting blocks may not be such a bad thing in the race for telecom liberalisation...

Tommy Joseph in concert—finally

All roads lead to Jean Pierre Complex, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain tomorrow night, on show is Tommy Joseph, considered by many as the funniest man in the Caribbean...

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

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