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Rowley also cited how the owners of the
e-mail addresses spoke about T&T Guardian
reporter Denyse Renne, who had written
the September 9, 2012, story which broke
the Section 34 fiasco, how upset they were
about that and what they wanted to do as
After those particular e-mails a vicious
slanderous attack was launched against
Renne on the Internet.
"I leave you to come to the conclusions
where there was any connection between
the intent and the instructions in those e-
mails," he said.
Rowley added: "This package of e-mails
points to high crimes in the office of T&T.
This matter, because of the nature of it,
requires the urgent attention on the part of
T&T because the one thing we cannot do
is take the Government's word."
He said it may be that the proper exam-
ination of the e-mails would show that the
mandate the Government received in May
2010 was sold for financial gains and the
Government "was in the employ of people
who used the Government's mandate to
protect themselves from courts locally and
Rowley also called on the DPP to examine
what was said in Parliament yesterday and
called on the Integrity Commission to dis-
charge its responsibility to oversee the con-
duct of public officers.
In the absence of an Integrity Commis-
sion, Rowley called on the President to
ensure that body was appointed swiftly.
Noting the comments made in the e-
mails about Renne, for instance, Rowley
said that was a harbinger of "terrible things
" and was how the mafiosi spoke when they
met to discuss "people who were in their
Noting one September 8 e-mail which
spoke of calling a meeting, Rowley said the
Prime Minister did indeed hold a special
Cabinet meeting on September 10 on Section
"That September 8 e-mail seems to have
been a harbinger of things to come. I leave
you to draw your own conclusions," he
He also noted a September 19 e-mail on
advice to fire former justice minister Herbert
Volney, who was fired in connection with
Section 34 on September 21.
Rowley several times referred to former
US president Richard Nixon and the Water-
gate issue, saying the same thing had hap-
There was largely dead silence on the PP
side as Rowley spoke.
AG Ramlogan took notes as the PNM
Before Rowley concluded, House Leader
Roodal Moonilal asked to see copies of the
e-mails. Moonilal later went over to the
AG's desk to confer with him.
When Ramlogan was replying, PP back-
bencher Herbert Volney got up and left.
Moonilal yesterday said debate would last
four days, possibly ending Thursday.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 www.guardian.co.tt Guardian
for 20TH MAY, 2013
• There was an error in
Thursday's story "Diabetes,
obesity big problem in T&T"
(May 16, pA11), on the launch
of the T&T Association of
Nutritionists and Dieticians'
health cookbook, Healthy
Cooking with Caribbean Foods.
Dr Kumar Sundaraneedi gave
an incorrect figure for an
increase in diabetes and obesity
cases. The figure should have
been 20.5 per cent.
• Ms Edna Andrews was
wrongly identified in last Fri-
day's paper (p17).
Ms Andrews is in fact the
longest-serving member of the
management committee of the
Couva Home for the Aged. Our
apologies for any embarrass-
ment the error may have
caused her or her family.
•In commenting on former
minister Jack Warner's criticism
of the media (yesterday, p5),
Judy Raymond was speaking
in her capacity as editor-in-
chief of the T&T Guardian, and
not as vice president of the
• September 2 10.11 pm "Re: Update" from
firstname.lastname@example.org to kamlapb1: "My lady, please relax,
everything is in place, nothing to worry about. We will
• September 3 2.07 am kamlapb1 to anan@gmail: "I
am worried AG. I do not want this to blow up in our faces.
This has to be done seamlessly."
• September 3 2.15 am kamlapb1 to anan: "How are
things going with this, do you need to brief me on
anything. Did you make contact yet? Will he be on board. I
don't want surprises."
• September 6 anan to kamlapb1: "Nothing will be
traced back to you. We are always united."
• September 9 kamlapb1 to anan ( 11.38 pm): "Are you
sure everything is in place. Did you chat with the DPP and
ask him about it? Try and find out. Btw, she says you are
asking for much money."
• 12.15 am from anan: "I scoff that is too much we are
the ones taking the risk. At the end of this I want a helipad
on my rooftop. There is no price for freedom, they know
this. I do not know why you engage her. I am yet to
approach him, but will do soon."
• From kamlapb: "...Tone down your requests and focus
elsewhere for now."
• The response: "As you wish my lady..."
• September 8 from anan to
email@example.com "Help needed": "There's an
article a reporter from Guardian called me involving our
boys. I need you to get your feelers out there and nip the
story. Call the Sunday Guardian editor and threaten her
with ads if you have to, just make sure the article does not
• September 8 from anan: "Call a meeting, we need to
• Kamlapb 1 to anan: "What is going on, did you see the
article. I thought you had friends in the Guardian. How
could this happen? Fix it."
• Anan: "I saw the article. Not to worry, remember
Opposition supported this. That will be our defence."
• Kamlapb1: "Deal with this mess. Did she speak with
James? You said he could be trusted. Does she have a
• September 9 reply at 10.30 pm: "James knows he
cannot say anything, I doubt she has a copy, She is
bluffing. I will retain him to write a letter refuting what
she said. I sent out a release already. Remember everyone
supported this. The PNM will loose (sic) out for allowing
this to happen. Do not worry."
GETTING IT RIGHT
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley
presents his motion of no confidence in the
Prime Minister during the sitting of the
House of Representatives yesterday.
PHOTO: MARCUS GONZALES
• Continues on Page A11
Rowley on section 34 fiasco:
to move DPP
• From Page A1
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