School fights part of growing up, says Minister

Education Minister Anthony Garcia

FINANCE Minister and PNM chairman Colm Imbert yesterday gave Education Minister Anthony Garcia a good bouff after Garcia consented to speak with reporters prior to the PNM’s post-General Council media briefing.

Imbert, who was not pleased with Garcia intruding on his time, interrupted the interview and told Garcia if he wanted to speak with reporters he could do so outside.

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THE Venezuelan migrant registration process was completed in Port of Spain and San Fernando yesterday. A statement from the Ministry of National Security yesterday said Venezuelans who were in line at the San Fernando registration centre as at 5 p.m. on Friday were taken into the facility and processed.

CHAGUANAS West MP Ganga Singh on Friday night broke party ranks and voted with the People’s National Movement (PNM) in support of the clause which sought to ensure pension hikes for parliamentarians and judges.

JUST one day after Government closed the two-week registration process for Venezuelan migrants in this country, Central Division police carried out a raid at a warehouse in Rodney Road, Chaguanas, and detained nearly a dozen Venezuelan women.

IT IS a case of an economist’s view versus that of an energy veteran. The contention: The role and function of 100 per cent State-owned National Gas Company (NGC).