a rare serious mood, Works Minister Franklin
Khan, with documents in hand, walks along
a corridor in Parliament yesterday. Khan
held a news conference with Energy Minister
Eric Williams, at right, on cellphone,
to deny bribery allegations. At left is
Tobago West MP Stanford Callender.
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Ministers deny bribery charges
was betrayed by a friend says Khan
The usual smile was missing from Works Minister Franklin
Khans face yesterday, as he said that his former
business partner, Dansam Dhansook, smeared his name
by using cheques sent to Khan in repayment for a 2002
loan which Dhansook had obtained from him...
councillor Dansam Dhansook failed to show up for a
scheduled press conference yesterday, continuing to
elude media probing his allegations of bribery against
PNM ministers Eric Williams and Franklin Khan...
Dansam Dhansook last year swore in an affidavit that
he accused Works Minister Franklin Khan of bribery
out of frustration...
MP worked for Venture
Works Minister Franklin Khan was one of Venture
Production (Trinidad) Ltds first employees
when it was established in 1999...
to monitor insurance companies
of the 31 active insurance companies, plus
the six commercial banks, have voluntarily
agreed to support the newly-created Financial
Services Ombudsman (FSO) scheme and abide
by its terms and conditions, Junior Finance
Minister Conrad Enill said yesterday...
fish and other seafood is something of a
way of life here in the Caribbean, and having
lots of fish should tempt you to be creative
in the kitchen...
and rain as Smith, De Villiers hit unbeaten
Graeme Smith hit his third consecutive
century in Tests and AB de Villiers converted
his second in a row as South Africa dominated
the West Indies yesterday on a rain-shortened
first day of the fourth and final cricket
Test at the Recreation Ground...
boss heads ECA
tackles free trade
is the man you need to talk to. Hes
the one whos in charge for the next
year, said the outgoing Employers
Consultative Associations chairman
Dane Darbasie at its AGM two weeks ago when
he introduced Clarence Rambharat...
Manning for Stalin kaiso festival
Minister Patrick Manning has agreed to lend
his distinguished patronage to a June 11
calypso festival being staged in the city
of his birth, San Fernando, hometown roots
he shares with the shows host and
featured artiste, Black Stalin. This was
disclosed this week by Festival promoter
Randy Glasgow via a press release...
today marking the official end of the
work week for many, the Guardian gives
its readers a lagniappe from last weekends