Attorney General Faris Al Rawi says there are millions of dollars worth of bribes being transacted at Licensing Offices each month, an action he says must be stopped.
Speaking during the Second Reading of the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2017 the AG said new changes to the Licensing Offices will increase transparency and eliminate corruption.
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar is calling for a criminal investigation to be made into the 'fake oil' matter.
Her comments come following independent confirmation of a discrepancy between Petrotrin’s reported oil production in its Exploration and Production Operations.
Another murder has been recorded in Tobago.
Dead is Ramos Carmona, a barber, who resided in Mason Hall. His body was found slumped in a white car with the engine still running in Mount Saint George.
Carmona was shot several times in his upper back and to the right side of his abdomen. The incident occurred at about 1:45am.
Carmona was 28 years old.
This murder comes 5 days after the 10th murder in which 31 year old Rondell Campbell of Les Coteaux Road, Mason Hall was killed.
Sources say both incidents might be connected but the Police are yet to confirm this.
Senior Vatican analyst for CNN John Allen says the current nature of the modern news cycle encourages the spread of fake news stories.
He says while the spread of fake news is often not intended to be malicious media houses need to show greater courage to reduce its spread.
Peter Christopher reports.
One man is dead and another has been hospitalised following an early morning accident along the Cross Crossing Bridge on Saturday.
The Office of the Prime Minister, in collaboration with the London South Bank University (LSBU) and the University of the West Indies (UWI), hosted an International Men’s Day Seminar on Friday 17th, November, 2017.
The Sandals project for Tobago has incurred some setbacks, according to Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley.
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says there was no withdrawal of the invitation by the Chinese Government for him to attend a Conference with nine other world leaders at the end of this month.