CL FINANCIAL has been hit with three new claims totalling $13.2 billion in the first six months of 2019, its joint liquidators assert, even as the group, which collapsed in the first month of 2009, received $38 million in dividends and loan repayments from its subsidiaries in that period.

The joint liquidators described the $13.2 billion in new claims as “exceptionally complex” and said they required “extensive review and investigation by our staff.” The new claims took the total value of claims against CL Financial to $31.9 billion.


WITH claims of sexual harassment levelled against him by a former employee, and allegations of a cover-up, Diego Martin Central MP Darryl Smith has lost the support of some of his constituents.

BEWARE of that boob job or Brazilian butt lift procedure you may be tempted to undergo. Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says that while there are no laws to prevent T&T citizens from flying to neighbouring Venezuela or anywhere else in the world to have breast, butt, liposuction or other cosmetic surgeries done, people have to be careful about the risks that come with procedures.

A WRONG was perpetrated on former Ministry of Sport employee Carrie-Ann Moreau when she was fired. This, in a nutshell, was the legal advice given by attorney-at-law Michael Quamina. In a letter dated November 3, 2016, to the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Sport, Quamina no­ted the termination letter sent to Moreau identified no basis for her termination.

FOR the second time in under 48 hours, a young woman has been found chopped to death. This time the victim was found around 1 p.m. on unoccupied land opposite the Housing Development Corporation’s Peas Tree Development at Caura Royal Road, El Dorado.

THE country’s top cop is engaging in battle with attorneys. Following comments by Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith on Friday that attorneys were being investigated by police, and less than 24 hours after he had responded to attorney Mario Merrit about a magistrate, Griffith yesterday engaged in a war of words with another lawyer.