Article 226 (1) of the Constitution states, “save as otherwise provided in this Constitution, in the exercise of its functions under this Constitution, a Commission (service commissions) shall not be subject to the direction or control of any other person or authority.” The language is spare and straightforward.
With growing pressure on the government over the overcrowding of jails, MP Michael Carrington is confident that the parliamentary bill in his name to ease penalties on marijuana use will gain the support of the governing APNU+AFC benches of which he is a member.
The National Toshaos Council (NTC) is to begin its conference today and high on the agenda will likely be ongoing concerns about the lands commission of inquiry (CoI) which the government has convened.
A Trinidad-based medical products company has secured four contracts worth $135.4m. According to the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP), Cabinet at its meeting on August 15,2017 noted the award of 16 multi-million-dollar contracts.
The police on Friday evening discovered an AK-47 assault rifle and a quantity of ammunition in a haversack at Kingston, Georgetown.