rules Act valid
faces terrorism trial
judge has declared that the Anti-Terrorism
Act (2005) is valid. Justice Mark Mohammed,
presiding in the Port-of-Spain Third Criminal
Court yesterday, dismissed a constitutional
motion brought by Jamaat-al-Muslimeen
leader Yasin Abu Bakr, who alleged that
the act was unconstitutional.
loses again in court
Harnarine, president of the financially-strapped
Hindu Credit Union (HCU), has lost another
court battle to get the commissioner of
co-operatives off his back.
HCU bailout talk premature
Minister Rennie Dumas said yesterday that
it is premature to say that the Government
is going to bail out the Hindu Credit
Union (HCU) at this point in time.
on crime... Joseph: Gangs to be outlawed
Security Minister Martin Joseph says the
Government is looking at the possibility
of drafting legislation to outlaw criminal