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INDUSTRIAL Court president has again sought to dispel the claim that the court is biased against employers. Business leaders have in the past blamed the court for low productivity in the country, saying it is harsh and oppressive in its judgments and favoured workers and unions. Acknowledging that...
NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young says a local Special Reserve Police (SRP) officer was questioned about drugs in London but there has been no report of an arrest for possession. He was responding to a question in Senate Tuesday from Opposition Senator Wade Mark who asked about a member of...
AS a last ditch effort to save Petrotrin and the jobs of all workers, president general of the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Ancel Roget has written to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, asking him to urgently consider their proposal to save the refinery. The union has proposed an alternative...
CHIEF Justice Ivor Archie has defended the Judiciary’s CourtPay system, which was implemented for making and receiving electronic maintenance payments. In his address at the opening of the 2018/2019 law term on Monday, Archie hit back at detractors of the system, saying he was “astounded by the...
A CONTRACT has been executed for work to start on the restoration of a building for the Industrial Court in Tobago. The court’s president Deborah Thomas-Felix this morning said the court and NIPDEC earlier this month executed a contract to start work on the first phase of the project. “It is my...
A SPECIAL Reserve Policeman (SRP) and a labourer today appeared before a San Fernando magistrate charged with the September 6 kidnapping of mother of three Natalie Pollonais. PC Shaundell Euin, 24, of Gasparillo and Gregory James also called Roger Duncan were denied bail and remanded into custody...
TWO men were killed on Monday evening in Maloney gardens. Police from the Maloney Crime Patrol unit went to the car park of Building 2, after they received a report of gunshots being heard at about 8 pm. When they arrived they found Azizi Mc Kenna of Building 13, bleeding from gunshot wounds and...
CARLA BRIDGLAL Mea culpa. Petrotrin chairman Wilfred Espinet has accepted the blame for conflicting retrenchment figures for the company, after Energy Minister Franklin Khan confirmed in Parliament Monday that close to 5,000 people will lose their jobs at the state oil company. “Will you feel...
COMMISSIONER of Police Gary Griffith has announced a new unit– an emergency response unit– will be established soon to provide additional safety for the nation’s schools. Griffith made the comments at a news conference today after meeting with Education Minister Anthony Garcia and other officials...
JASON “Sparkles” Richards is the latest victim in a “war” that began over two years ago in Orange Field, Chase Village. Richards, 34, was gunned down by two men a short distance from his home in Lion Drive, in an area known as the Wall, around 5.30 pm on Monday. Richards’ murder was witnessed by...


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