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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Duke’s opponents want him to vacate office
“Leave the PSA (Public Service As-
This was the advice from PSA’s
Team Sentinel presidential candi-
date Nixon Callender had for the
organisation’s president Watson
Duke and his executive.
Callender said this yesterday
during a press conference at Pem-
broke Street in Port-of-Spain.
He said under Section 99 of the
PSA’s constitution the present
executive, which is led by Duke,
should vacate the premises at
Abercromby Street and the po-
sitions they are holding after 90
days have passed from November
17 when their first elections were
Callender is calling for the Chief
Personnel Officer (CPO) and the
Ministry of Finance to discontinue
any meetings held with the PSA.
He said the actions of Watson
Duke and his executives were “il-
legal” and they were “occupying”
“Team Sentinel is addressing
this issue with a legal team and we
will not take this sitting down...,”
he said. He said the finances were
in the hands of an un-elected ex-
ecutive and that members needed
to speak out on this issue.
“If the rules of the association
is not being upheld by the organ-
isation or who leads it under the
Civil Service Act the Minister of
Finance can withdraw his certifi-
cation of the PSA from the public
service,” he said.
When contacted, Duke said the
union’s general council can call
elections at any time.
“Rule 101 of our Constitution
states that the executive could
are held,” he
he made at-
have the elec-
tions and it
On November 24, 2017 an
injunction was filed by Solomon
Gabriel and Team Fixers and was
granted by Justice Frank Seepersad
therefore stopping the PSA
The main reason for the granting of
the injunction was because of the
unchallenged and unproven claim
by Fixers that 1,500 names were
added to the voters list.
To date the Fixers has been unable
to prove that 1,500 names were
added to the PSA voters list.
In December 2017, an agreement
was reached by Attorneys
representing the PSA Election
Committee and Attorneys
representing Solomon Gabriel
and Team Fixers that the highest
authority of the PSA, the
Conference deliberate over the
issues raised by Solomon Gabriel
and Team Fixers and that the
Conference set a new date for the
The conference of the PSA did
meet at the PSA head Office on
December 18, 2017 and Monday,
February 19, 2018 was agreed as
the date for the next PSA election.
After hearing arguments by both
attorneys for the PSA Elections
Committee, attorneys for Solomon
Gabriel/Team Fixers and also oral
and written evidence on February
2, Justice Kangaloo ordered that
the PSA elections that should be
held on February 19 be squashed.
THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
Claim No. CV 2017-02980
SCOTIABANK TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO LIMITED
13 HASSANALI STREET
TAKE NOTICE that on 26th February 2018 an Amended Fixed Date Claim Form and
Statement of Case was filed against you by Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited
whose Attorney is Hobsons, Attorneys at Law, Third Floor, Sagicor Centre, 21-25
Independence Avenue, San Fernando, in the High Court of Justice, San Fernando,
Trinidad and Tobago, in which the Claimant claims against you the following:
The sum of $398,858.62, $16,028.93 and $518.15 representing principal
balance, add-on charges (insurance) and late fees respectively;
Interest outstanding as at 26th February, 2018 in the sum of $210,713.93
together with agreed interest at the agreed rate of 8.75% or $95.62 per
day from 27th February 2018 as well after as before judgment;
Possession of ALL AND SINGULAR that parcel of land situate at San Juan in
the Ward of St. Anns in the Island of Trinidad containing TWO THOUSAND
THREE HUNDRED AND EIGHTEEN POINT FIVE SEVEN (2318.57) SQUARE
FEET or TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN POINT FOUR (215.4) SQUARE
METRES (being portion of a parcel of land comprising Two Acres as
described in Deed dated the 16th day of March 1957 registered as No.
3046 of 1957) and which said piece or parcel of land is shown as Lot
No. 8A on the General Plan annexed and marked “X” to Deed dated the
29th day of September, 2000 registered as No. DE200101723127D001
(hereinafter called “the said Deed”) and also shown coloured pink on the
Individual Plan annexed and marked “Y” to the said Deed and bounded
on the North by lands now or lately of Saredge Balaraj and Sookranee on
the South by a Road Reserve thirty three feet wide known as Hassanali
Street on the East by Lot No. 8B and on the West by Lot No. 7 together
with the buildings thereon and the appurtenances thereto belonging
known as Lot 8A Hassanali Street, El Socorro, San Juan.
Such further or other relief
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that as part of an order made on the 22nd November
2017 by the Honourable Mr Justice Boodoosingh the Claimant was directed to effect
substituted service of the Fixed Date Claim Form and Statement of Case on you by
way of advertisement in a daily newspaper of general circulation in Trinidad and
Tobago once weekly for two consecutive weeks.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Case Management Conference is fixed for 7th May,
2018 at 9:15a.m. in Courtroom SF-14 at the Supreme Court, San Fernando, Harris
Street, San Fernando.
IF YOU DESIRE to defend this action you must state this, before the expiration of
fourteen (14) days from the date of the second advertisement, by lodging and
Appearance to the Fixed Date Claim Form (Form 4) at any Court Office of the Supreme
Cou r t (Hall of Justice, Knox Street, Port of Spain (tel: 223-1060), Supreme Court, Harris Street,
San Fernando (tel: 652-2152/2869/3771) or the Supreme Court, Barcolet Street, Scarborough,
Tobago (tel: 639-2640) (copies of Form 4 are available at any of the said Court Offices).
You may obtain copies of the Fixed Date Claim Form, Statement of Case and Affidavit
and all related documents at the Court Office of the Supreme Court, San Fernando
or from the Claimant’s Attorney at Law, Messrs. Hobsons, Third Floor, Sagicor Centre,
Nos. 21-25 Independence Avenue, San Fernando.
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that in default of an Appearance to the Fixed Date
Claim Form or your Defence, the Court may proceed in your absence and make any
order it consider appropriate, including entering Judgment in default.
Dated the 23rd day of March, 2018.
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