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Politics

EBC awaits PNM request for extra seat, but only President can make ruling

Any decision to change the number of electoral districts in T&T will not be made by the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC)...

Political analyst: Review house rules regularly

There must be regular and timely review of Parliament’s Standing Orders by members of both sides, to preserve the image of impartiality and independence of its presiding officers, UWI professor emeritus John La Guerre says...

Manning: Govt committed to separation of powers

New parliamentary facilities coming

New and expanded parliamentary facilities are in the works, Prime Minister Patrick Manning says...

McClean honoured

Late Speaker Hector McClean was remembered yesterday by presiding officers of regional parliaments and of Canada...

Crime & Court

Disabled head sues AG, WPC

George Daniel, president of the T&T chapter of Disabled Peoples International, has filed a lawsuit against a woman police corporal and the Attorney General for unlawful arrest and detention...

Four men shoot ‘good boy’ dead

A 20-year-old man, who was described by a police source as a “good boy,” was shot to death at Quarry Street, Laventille, yesterday...

Businessman claims cops stole $$ during illegal raid on home

A San Fernando businessman and his 72-year-old mother have sued the Attorney General and eight policemen for their unlawful detention, illegal search of their home, and of stealing $20,000 in cash...

Naraynsingh murder trial

Power outage forces early adjournment

A power outage at San Fernando Magistrates’ Court forced the premature adjournment of the Dr Chandra Naraynsingh preliminary murder inquiry yesterday, even though three witnesses testified...

Arouca man held for J’Ouvert murder

Charges of murder and grievous bodily harm are expected to be laid against a 25-year-old Arouca man today, in connection with the shooting death of Natalie Celestine...

Decision reserved in Sharma action

San Fernando High Court judge Rajendra Narine has reserved his decision in the judicial review action brought by Fyzabad MP Chandresh Sharma against the Integrity Commission, challenging a decision to exempt people in public life from filing declarations for 2002...

Extradition muddle in drug hearing

Director of Legal Aid, Gilbert Peterson, SC, says he is shocked to read that the organisation would not represent three of the five people facing extradition charges to the United States to answer drug-related charges...

Other News

Inquest ordered into teen’s shooting death

An inquest has been ordered into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of 15-year-old Ricardo Mayers...

 

 

 

 

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