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Dealers lose bid for Heritage scrap, want PM to probe ‘flawed process’

The TT Scrap Iron Dealers Association (TTSIDA) is claiming the process to award contracts for the disposal of scrap iron and metals from 38 lots at Heritage Petroleum was flawed, after losing out on its bid. TTSIDA president Alan Ferguson wants the Prime Minister and Energy Minister Stuart Young to re-evaluate the procedure. Ferguson said this could cripple the industry, as the former Petrotrin, of which Heritage is a subsidiary, accounted for 75 per cent of the scrap it exported. Ferguson, who made a submission as a joint-venture arrangement with three dealers, said the submission was not even considered. He said Heritage told...

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Tobago Chamber: Carnival safe zone events not practical at this time

The Tobago Business Chamber is urging the Government to focus its energies on other pressing matters, instead of pushing ahead with its proposed “Taste of Carnival”. The safe zone Carnival events would allow certain Carnival activities for vaccinated persons only in safe zone arrangements deemed to pose the smallest potential COVID-19 risk. Chairman of the Tobago Business Chamber Martin George questioned why Government would move ahead with these plans when T&T was experiencing record COVID-19 daily totals. Just yesterday, more than 1,000 new virus were reported – the highest number of infections recorded since the first case was detected in March 2020. George noted...

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Martin George Weighs In On The Continued Gary Griffith and PSC Saga

Was the law ignored at any point during the controversial saga between Former Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith and the Police Service Commission? In today’s Spotlight interview, Natalee Legore finds out as she discusses the ongoing drama with Former Member of the PSC, Martin George. https://youtu.be/8PV2NfbMmug BY: TTT NEWS ...

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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/fQZUsfrPE8I BY: TTT NEWS ...

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Former PSC Member Laments “Conundrum” In CoP Appointment

Appointing a Commissioner of Police in Trinidad and Tobago is much more difficult than appointing some of the highest positions of the land. This, according to Attorney-at-Law Martin George who says the situation is untenable as Thursday’s High Court ruling declared unlawful the Acting appointment of former Commissioner Gary Griffith. Mr. George says there must be a quick move from the Executive to put this situation right. The Attorney says it begins with the speedy appointment of the Police Service Commission who would then install an acting Police Commissioner. He believes the legislation needs to be fixed to prevent opportunities for legal loopholes and...

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