Police: Imbert's son not given special treatment

T&T Police Service (TTPS) head of corporate communications Ellen Lewis yesterday denied the police paid special attention to recovering Adrian Imbert’s stolen cellphone.

Lewis made the position clear following recent public outcry that the TTPS had shown apparent bias in recovering Imbert’s stolen phone because he was the son of Finance Minister Colm Imbert.

Tunapuna Chamber: 'Imbert failed to address crime'

Amidst assertions by Finance Minister Colm Imbert that economic instability is over, the Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Commerce believes the worst is yet to come because of the spiralling crime rate and foreign exchange shortfalls.

In a statement, President Surindra Maharaj said Imbert failed to address three of the major issues plaguing the business community and the society when he presented the mid-year budget review in Parliament on Thursday.

US Embassy presents acting PM with plaque for support of Federal Air Marshal programme

U.S Embassy Charge d’Affaires John McIntyre presents Minister of Finance Colm Imbert with a plaque of appreciation for his ongoing support of the Federal Air Marshal (FAM) program.

The FAM program agreement was signed last year and has grown in the number of missions to and from Trinidad and Tobago.

One key element of FAM is enhancing passenger safety, which is reflective of the ongoing cooperation between the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, the Federal Air Marshal Service and U.S. Embassy Port of Spain.