Sunday, November 19, 2017

News

Petrotrin holds back $70M from A&V *

Nov. 18, 2017, 8:27 PM AST Comments

By Renuka Singh—A AND V Drilling and Workover says State oil company Petrotrin has withheld payment of $70 million for crude oil A&V supplied to it.

CJ gets house for felon *

Nov. 18, 2017, 8:22 PM AST Comments

Denyse Renne—CONVICTED felon Dillian Johnson was among 12 people recommended for Housing Development Corporation (HDC) units by Chief Justice Ivor Archie.


Al-Rawi: I’ve lost family to accidents *

Nov. 18, 2017, 8:16 PM AST Comments

Leah Sorias—ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi on Friday evening recalled holding the lifeless body of his cousin in his arms following a vehicular accident on the highway a few years ago, and almost losing his twin sister in another accident.



IMF wants disaster assistance meeting *

Nov. 18, 2017, 7:59 PM AST Comments

Anthony Wilson—THE managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has proposed to convene a meeting aimed at exploring options to help Caribbean countries build defences against major catastrophes such as Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which devastated parts of the region



BAKSH IN HOT OIL*

Nov. 17, 2017, 9:18 PM AST Comments

The external audit into the $80 million oil production discrepancies at Petrotrin has confirmed a shortage in the reported oil received from A&V Drilling and Workover, and the State board intends to take decisive action on it. A&V owner Haniff Nazim Baksh has in the past denied any wrongdoing.


Govt's Hyatt Budget talks cost $.2m*

Nov. 17, 2017, 9:6 PM AST Comments

SEPTEMBER'S Budget Spotlight event, which the Government hopes would become an annual event, cost the State $222,178.75, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young disclosed yesterday. Young gave the figure during yesterday's question-and-answer session in the Parliament, where he sai


‘Protect your PIN at all cost’*

Nov. 17, 2017, 8:56 PM AST Comments

MORE people came forward yesterday with stories of losing large sums of money through an ATM scam apparently targeting the debit cards of Scotiabank customers. The alleged victims are asking that the bank do more to help them get their money back.


Nunez-Tesheira one step closer to $18m*

Nov. 17, 2017, 8:44 PM AST Comments

FORMER government minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira is now one step closer to receiving more than $18 million in compensation from Gulf View Medical Centre and one of its doctors for the death of her husband.


New board installed at NCC: Colin Lucas to chair*

Nov. 17, 2017, 8:38 PM AST Comments

Former hit-making soca artiste Colin Lucas, who also served as CEO of the Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago, is the new chairman of the National Carnival Commission (NCC). Speaking to the Express yesterday after receiving his instrument of appointment alongside his fellow board members,