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AG gets tough on suspected criminals; Ish probably approves

Attorney General Anand Ramlogan SC set a new Senate record for jibberish yesterday as he broke down his proposed Bail Amendment Bill for the benefit of the Opposition, Independent Senators and, presumably, ordinary folks who are trying to keep up: “Currently the law is that you have two strikes and …

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Contract killer: Griffith takes aim at “criminal” tenders

National Security Minister Gary Griffith continued his one-man verbal assault on Trinidad and Tobago’s organised crime family in the safety of Cabinet yesterday where he declared that criminals would no longer receive State contracts. Griffith told the Trinidad Guardian that he was convinced that criminals were benefitting from taxpayers’ money. …

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Army Private exposed before Valentine’s Day

A Trinidad and Tobago Army private and his female companion were exposed yesterday after being found guilty of indecent behaviour in the Port of Spain’s Magistrate Court on Carnival Monday, three days before Valentine’s Day. “Indecent behaviour”, in this case, is a euphemism for having sex in public. And by …

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Carlos’ Miracle on 34th Street

Carlos John, the former UNC Minister of Works, is a firm believer in the spirit of Christmas. In December 2010, John, who faces fraud charges for his role in the Piarco Airport scandal, applied to the Transport Commissioner to reserve number 34 for his next vehicle, which was a two-door …

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Volney verbal volley to voters

Justice Minister Herbert Volney was identified in today’s Sunday Express as the Cabinet official responsible for the proclamation of the controversial Clause 34 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) Act 2011. Thankfully, the St Joseph MP had an explanation for the hasty proclamation of that clause, which he shared …

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DPP sifts through the political noise

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the most poignant comment regarding section 34 of the Administration of Justice Act was made some distance from the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament yesterday. DPP Roger Gaspard noted that President Maxwell Richards assented the Act, with the controversial clause, three days before Attorney General Anand Ramlogan decided not …

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Parliament debates suspicious dISH

Scene: Trinidad and Tobago Parliament. (Colm Imbert, MP for Diego Martin North/East, is on his feet). Colm Imbert: “Deputy Madame Speaker, we have convened here today in an emergency sitting of this house, to discuss amendments to this bill, which has been outrageously and unscrupulously passed by the government in …

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Ish, is that you?

The US Embassy is appealing for assistance in locating an American fugitive believed to be hiding in Trinidad and Tobago. The man has several known aliases; none of which, apparently, is Ish or Steve.

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