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Judge raises concerns over attorney conflict in land sales

A HIGH COURT judge has ordered a Port of Spain law firm and one of its attorneys to bear all the costs associated with getting a valuation done on a piece of land in central Trinidad. When the valuation is completed, the firm and the attorney will also have to pay any difference between what policewoman paid for the land and its value in its current state. Justice Frank Seepersad made the order on Monday, in a claim by Nerisa Garrette against Scotiabank, attorney Tiffany Oliver, the firm Fitzwilliam Stone Furness-Smith and Morgan, and Dickey Seepersad, the vendor for the land in...

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Article 42 – LEGAL NOTICE 277 OF 2021

            BY: Martin Anthony George & Co.       LEGAL NOTICE 277 OF 2021 THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE AND DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF POLICE (SELECTION PROCESS) (NO.  2)  ORDER, 2021. THE MORE THINGS CHANGE – THE MORE THEY REMAIN THE SAME. This amendment comes as no surprise considering the effect of The Honourable Justice Nadia Kangaloo in her ruling in Maharaj v the Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago CV2021-03106 whereby she deemed the acting appointments of both DCP McDonald Jacob and Captain Gary Griffiths as illegal, null and void. In the said judgment she also indicated that the same procedure is to be followed for both...

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Tobago Chamber on vaccine rate: We can’t fiddle while Rome burns

The Tobago Business Chamber says it will support the Government if it wishes to implement mandatory covid19 vaccinations in Trinidad and Tobago. In a WhatsApp voice note on Friday, the chamber’s chairman Martin George alluded to the Prime Minister’s address to the nation on Thursday night in which Dr Rowley spoke about the country’s dire situation with respect to the high rate of new covid19 infection and increasing deaths from the virus. With a significant percentage of the population still unvaccinated, Rowley said if the high infection rate persists the country’s health care system could collapse. George said, “The Tobago Business Chamber notes...

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Chambers: SoE end may not save businesses

AS OF MIDNIGHT on Wednesday night, the six-month long state of emergency (SoE) was discontinued by government two weeks before it was set to expire. While the move is a welcome one, on Thursday, some business chambers said there was still some concern over the turnout of customers and the rate of business for the Christmas season, especially with infections on the rise. TT Chamber of Commerce chairman Gabriel Faria, in recalling the chamber’s earlier call to remove the SoE or reduce the hours of the curfew, said the removal of the SoE would give businesses more time to operate. “The key...

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Martin George On The New Police Service Commission

Five members of the Police Service Commission took their oaths of office on Tuesday at President’s House. The new members were nominated by President Paula-Mae Weekes between October 13th and October 29th, 2021. This, after the former Police Service Commission, collapsed with members resigning after a controversy surrounding the suspension of former Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith. Today, Natalee spoke with the former Member of the Police Service Commission Martin George about the newly sworn-in Police Service Commission. https://youtu.be/Jo3hAxHrrlE ...

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