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THA VS THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Case Name:              The Tobago House of Assembly v The Attorney General of Trinidad and   Tobago CV 2013/00153   Date:                          10th June, 2015   Appearances:           Phillip Lamont led by Elton Prescott S.C. instructed by Dorill-Ann       Lamont for the Claimant   Larry Lalla and Martin George (in Tobago) led by Seenath Jairam S.C instructed by Kamala Mohammed-Carter and Savitri Maharaj for the Defendant     Case Summary: The Tobago House of Assembly (hereinafter referred to as the “THA") is a statutory body created under the Tobago House of Assembly Act 1980 ("hereinafter referred to as the THA Act"). In its infancy, the THA did not have...

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T&T SIGNS ON TO CHILD-ABDUCTION PACT

AFTER 18 months of discussion, Trinidad and Tobago has been accepted by the United States to the accession to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects on International Child Abduction. The announcement was one of several made yesterday following talks between Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and US Vice-President Joe Biden at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s. The accession, which makes T&T the 69th to be accepted by the US, would have happened sooner as the US expressed interest in partnering with Trinidad and Tobago. However, discussions only began in November 2011 when the head of the central authority was appointed. According to...

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BABY LOSES ARM Mom calls for probe after amputation of newborn son’s limb due to rupturing of vein during IV procedure

A Clear Case Of Medical Negligence A premature baby boy has lost his left arm due to alleged negligence at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the San Fernando General Hospital. The two-month old baby, who is battling a fungal infection at the hospital, underwent emergency surgery yesterday to remove the arm from the shoulder. The procedure was necessary as the child’s vein was ruptured while being administered intravenous fluid, causing the soft tissues in his arm to die, his relatives were told. The baby’s teenage mother was not satisfied with the treatment he received at the hospital and has demanded a thorough investigation. The...

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A BEAUTIFUL LIFE

I could never have imagined that I would be writing this column so soon; not today, not this month, not this year, not even this decade. I could never have imagined that I would be writing this column so soon; not today, not this month, not this year, not even this decade. Mommy was not ailing; she was not laid up. She was hale and hearty and active, barring a few complications that are expected as one approaches 84. We had big plans for the celebration of her 84th birthday on February 23. Instead, this past week, our family was making funeral...

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PRIVY COUNCIL STILL TO RULE

Attorney at Law Martin George says while the ruling of Justices Alan Mendonca, Peter Jamadar and Gregory Smith to turn down the appeal made by businessmen Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson in relation to the Section 34 repeal is a landmark decision, it is not the final word on the matter. Speaking to C News, he said the Privy Council will still have to rule on the matter and noted that the Court of Appeal had already given leave for the appellants to be able to go to the Privy Council. "What is interesting though, and I think it is something the...

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POLICE UNION WANTS PROMOTION ISSUE ADDRESSED

The President of the Police Service Social and Welfare Association, Inspector Anand Ramesar, says the discussion on the contentious issue of police promotions is being unnecessarily delayed by the Acting Police Commissioner's inability to respond in a timely manner. He said the Acting Commissioner had agreed to review the document in four days. However, it's now been over four months and he is yet to respond. "There is very little hope in relation to the Commissioner of Police taking the initiative to resolve the promotion. When we look at what would have happened over the last couple of months, the Association would...

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Attorney: Integrity Commission should not continue under present circumstances

Attorney at Law, Martin George, has described the latest developments within the Integrity Commission as "disturbing and troubling." He said it is untenable for the Commission to move forward as currently constituted as its credibility as an independent body is being questioned. This follows Thursday's resignation of Retired Justice Sebastian Ventour from his post as Deputy Chairman of the Commission over what he deemed to be the premature closure of the emailgate matter and Wednesday's resignation of another Member, Dr. Shelly-Ann Lalchan. On this, Mr. George said: "Those statements, I think, have cast the entire Commission in a light which makes it, I...

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ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE AT THE PM’S RESIDENCE

MARTIN GEORGE INTERVIEWED ON MORNING EDITION REGARDING THE DISCOVERY OF AN ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE AT THE PM'S RESIDENCE Martin George Attorney at Law is Interviewed  by Fazeer on Morning Edition on Wednesday 17th June 2015.   Mr. George speaks about the "Illegal Substance" found at the Prime Minister's Private Residence. The substance was allegedly discovered outside the  of the PM's house on the 13th April, 2013.  It is also alleged that  the findings were "covered up" by then Ministers Gary Griffith, Jack Warner and Present Minister of Housing Roodal Moonilal.  Mr. Griffith however never came out and denied the findings  at the...

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FOUR-YEAR C-SECTION DEATH CASE… GIRL STILL ASKS FOR HER MOM

Why isn’t mummy here?” This is a question that often comes from the tiny lips of four-year-old Danielle Ramsoomair. To this, Lorne Ramsoomair, her father, often replies to Danielle and her two older siblings — Christian, nine, and Sarah, five — saying: “Mummy is in Heaven and will always be there watching over us.” Little Danielle has never known her mummy, Crystal Boodoo-Ramsoomair, as she died after giving birth to her via a C-section at the San Fernando General Hospital on March 4, 2011. Speaking with the T&T Guardian at his Couva home, Ramsoomair said the story about 24-year-old Keisha Ayers, who died days...

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JUDGE RULES NO NEGLIGENCE STILLBORN BABY AT TRHA

A High Court judge yesterday chastised Regional Health Authorities in general and the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) in particular over the practice of delaying and or seeking to frustrate and sometimes denying patients access to their own medical records.   In a High Court matter which had been filed by Martin George and Co on behalf of 19-year-old Tobago mother Chantal Williams against the TRHA, it was alleged that the TRHA was negligent in the management and treatment of Williams who had gone to the hospital at seven months pregnant, complaining of contractions from since the night before and who gave...

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