Terrence Deyalsingh

 Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh

THE parents of an 11-year-old girl have issued a legal threat to the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) after their child was administered a vaccine at her school earlier this month without their permission.

They said the SWRHA had fallen “disgracefully short of what was required” and has called upon it to indicate its position with respect to liability by no later than October 31, or else High Court proceedings will be filed. On Thursday, attorneys representing the parents issued a pre-action protocol letter to Dr Brian Armour, chief executive officer of the SWRHA.


FRUSTRATED over funding for work on the Point Fortin Hospital project, two sub-contractors have initiated legal action against a company linked to the main contractor, Austrian firm Vamed.

FORMER national security minister Jack Warner says he received no bribe from Dutch company Damen Shipyards or any of its representatives to ensure it got a billion-dollar contract to supply Coast Guard vessels under the former administration.

TWO people, one of them a woman, are dead following a shooting outside a bar in El Socorro during the early hours of yesterday morning.