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Martin George & Company > Media (Page 24)

FEW GOOD MEN TO PREVENT CORRUPTION

Byline Author: Martin George Article Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009 I start by defusing the battle-cry of the feminists, or those who may view the heading as sexist by saying it as we say in the law, that when we use such expressions, “the male embraces the female,” so the title also includes looking for a few good women. During the past few weeks, I have looked on in mild amusement as the nation has wrapped and tied itself into knots over the search for a few good men—and supposedly men of integrity—to be the integrity commissioners. Now, from my observations and analysis of...

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NO MORE INTEGRITY ACT

  Byline Author: Martin George Article Date: Sunday, June 7, 2009 Attorney General John Jeremie has come back into office and has vowed to deal with corruption and to review the Integrity Act. I commend him for this. There is also a bit of advice I would proffer to him, which is that in one fell swoop, he may be able to deal with both corruption and the Integrity Act, and it starts by scrapping the whole Integrity Act. I would, therefore, repeat some suggestions from an earlier article whereby I proposed that there be a total name change and that we have no more...

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DISPUTED PSC PICKS IN FOCUS

Despite strong objection from former public service head Reginald Dumas, and threats by him to take action, the House of Representatives will tomorrow seek to approve four nominations by President Anthony Carmona for membership in the Police Service Commission (PSC). Dumas is objecting to the nominations of Dr James Armstrong and Roamar Achat-Saney on the ground that they are not qualified for the positions. He charged that Carmona made the nominations “per incuriam,” without care.     “Should these nominations be approved by affirmative resolution of the House of Representatives, my client will take such steps as he may be advised to ensure compliance...

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LAWYER CALLS ON ACTING TOP COP: MAKE ” TOTAL POLICING” REPORT PUBLIC

Lawyer calls on acting top CoP: Make ‘total policing’ report public Attorney and member of the Police Service Commission (PSC) Martin George has expressed support for the call that acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams make public the full report which was submitted after the investigation into what was nationally dubbed, a total day of policing which occurred on March 23. Speaking during a telephone interview yesterday, George said there were still a number of “ominous” questions that remained unanswered. George spoke in the capacity of an attorney. On Friday, the T&T Chamber of Commerce issued a release in which they criticised Williams...

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BETTER SOLUTIONS TO PRISON OVERCROWDING, SAYS ATTORNEY

The First report of the Special Prisons committee is expected to be tabled in Cabinet on Thursday. On Monday the report was discussed at the Finance and General Purposes Committee. On Thursday, Attorney at Law, Martin George says there are better ways to deal with over crowding in the nations prisons. The attorney was a guest on CTV's First Up Programme. Mr. George suggested that there are different ideas in which the judicial system could deal with what he described as “small matters.” Last week, Professor Ramesh Deosaran expressed shock after he toured the Golden Grove and Maximum Security Prisons (MSP). Last Monday, Prime Minister Kamla...

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PSC TO DECIDE ON TOP COP’S FUTURE AS HEAD OF TTPS

The Police Service Commission (PSC) will decide if Stephen Williams will continue as Acting Commissioner of Police in two weeks' time. Mr. Williams' term ends on January 31st and the PSC Board will review his submitted reports and recommendations from Thursday to determine whether he will stay on as Acting Commissioner. The PSC Board will also review his plans for combating crime, in particular the outbreak of homicides at the start of 2014. But attention will also be given to reports submitted on how the police will deal with curbing gang violence and activity. PSC Board Member, Attorney Martin George, said Mr. Williams' assertions...

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TOBAGO CARNIVAL 2015 -THE WAY FORWARD

https://youtu.be/mmuW3G7IUtc?list=PLpHePWOfHLtbkV41AieGTRmzZ7UuSlNBo Mr.George speaks from the Perspective of an observer, he states that its "foolish" to  attempt to have Tobago carnival at the same time as Trinidad.  Let Trinidad have their carnival at the carded period of February/March and Tobago have their Carnival later in the year. He also suggested in the panel discussion that Tobago Mas band leaders should collaborate with Trinidad Mas band leaders  to create Tobago carnival on the same scale as Trinidad Carnival....

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NO CONFIDENCE MOTION AGAINST OPPOSITION

https://www.youtube.com/embed/-rnagT3R8HA Mr. Martin George Attorney at Law Speaks on Rise & Shine, Channel 5 Tobago about the "NO CONFIDENCE MOTION AGAINST THE OPPOSITION".  Mr. George says- It’s truly a sad day for T&T to witness what our elected representatives are passing off as "Parliamentary Debate".  We the people of Trinidad & Tobago needs to draw a line and stop "This Crap". This is a Tragedy, if this is the level that politicians are taking to debate in Parliament, why should we take anything that they have to say seriously? Mr. George also speaks on the PM's  responses to reporters when asked, what is the long...

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