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Capital and Credit Financial Group Limited ("the Company")
is a company incorporated in Jamaica whose shares were at one time listed on the
Jamaica Stock Exchange ("the JSE") and cross-listed on the Trinidad and Tobago
Stock Exchange ("the TTSE"). Following the acquisition of the Company by the
Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited ("JMMB"), on June 29, 2012, the
Company's shares have since been de-listed from both the JSE and the TTSE. The
Company is at present registered as a reporting issuer with the Trinidad and
Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission ("TTSEC") and as a result of the
above-mentioned acquisition by JMMB and the de-listing of its shares, proposes to
de-register as a reporting issuer pursuant to Section 71 of the Securities Act,
2012. The Company has therefore applied to the TTSEC to be de-registered as a
Should any security holder of the Company have any queries or concerns with this
application they should contact Ms. Maegan Marquez of the TTSEC at Tel: (868)
624-2991 ext. 1246 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
All queries or concerns must be submitted no later than the 11th June, 2013.
T&T is among several countries in the region
named in a US State Department report as having
discriminated against people on religious grounds.
In its International Religious Freedom Report for
2012, the Department of State says several Caricom
countries, including T&T, Jamaica, Haiti and the
Bahamas, are engaged in discriminatory practices
against Rastafarians, voodoo practitioners and Mus-
The report stated during the three-month state
of emergency in 2011, the authorities in Port-of-
Spain arrested 16 Muslims who were allegedly plotting
to assassinate the Prime Minister and three other
The report said the Government never charged
the men with any crime and released them after a
It said Muslims had referred to the incident as
"an example of bias against the Muslim community"
and several of those arrested claimed to be pursuing
legal action against the T&T Government for wrongful
arrest. See full story on Page A23
In pouring rain yesterday, parents and
students of the Marabella Government
Primary School staged a protest over the
dilapidated condition of the school.
From 7 am, they stood in front of the
entrance calling on the authorities to fix
Parent Teachers Association (PTA) pres-
ident Ericson Benjamin complained that
at least 15 children had fallen ill owing to
the unhealthy and unsafe conditions at
It has a student population of 200.
The major issue, Benjamin said, was
He told the T&T Guardian: "This prob-
lem has been in existence for nearly ten
years. We were hoping that they would
have fixed it before the rainy season but
now the rainy season has begun and noth-
ing was done, we decided to take a stand."
Benjamin said there was stagnant water
in the drain at the school because there
was nowhere for it to run off. That, he
said, created a foul stench.
"Teachers and students are affected," he
He said the windows of the science
room were broken, the ceiling was col-
lapsing, the roof was leaking, electrical
fixtures were broken and wires were
In addition, he added, the school was
infested with cockroaches, rats and pigeons.
"There are pieces of metal sticking out
in the boys bathroom where a sink broke
off. It is hazardous to our children."
The children were not safe, he said,
since parts of the wire fence around the
school had broken down.
Their attempts to get help from their
MP and various ministries had been
unsuccessful, he said.
Benjamin said they would keep their
children at home for the rest of the week.
If by Monday their concerns were not
addressed, he said, they would stage anoth-
Contacted yesterday, the Education Min-
istry s communications adviser, Alicia
Busby, said San Fernando City Corporation
officials visited the school yesterday and
promised to build a temporary drain. She
could not say when work would start.
She also said the school was on the
vacation repair programme list.
An accused couple who absconded to England
last week eluded police again after they were flown
back from London on Friday night. After they
landed at Piarco Airport, the fugitives managed
to vanish a second time.
An investigation has since been launched.
The T&T Guardian learned a nationwide hunt
began for Summer Bristol and Shawn Davis on
Friday, shortly after the two disembarked from flight
BW 903 from London, England, around 9 pm.
Information suggests the two might now be head-
ing for Venezuela.
The runaways were detained by Interpol agents
when Davis was denied entry into England last week.
Sources confirmed agents became suspicious after
they were alerted to the pending local court pro-
ceedings involving Davis and Bristol.
However, police assigned to execute warrants on
the couple claimed they were not properly informed
of the time the couple would land in Trinidad.
The warrants were issued in the Port-of-Spain
First Court by Magistrate Marcia Murray on May
23 after the two failed to appear when the case was
The T&T Guardian confirmed they were put on
a direct flight to Trinidad by Interpol agents in Eng-
land and were seen getting off the plane at Piarco.
It is not known when or how they managed to
elude police after that or if they had help in escap-
ing.The T&T Guardian was told Caribbean Airlines
officials had been informed they would be met by
police when the flight arrived.
Keith Scotland and Criston Williams, attorneys
representing the couple, declined to comment yes-
Protest over conditions at Marabella Govt
Parents and pupils of the Marabella Government Primary School stage a protest
outside the school yesterday.
Nabbed in England and deported but...
T&T fraud suspects
Bristol and Davis are among four people
currently before the court charged with 23 fraud-
Bristol, 32, a hairdresser from Millennium Park,
Trincity, and Davis, 39, an engineer, from Eric
Roach Circular Road, La Horquetta, are jointly
charged alongside promoter Lincoln Amery
Gopeechan, 30, of Fourth Street, Montague
Avenue, Trincity, and electrician Leon Gomes, 38,
of Spring Village, Valsayn.
They are facing 23 charges for allegedly
obtaining close to $3 million from various
branches of First Citizens bank between April 6
The four were each granted $750,000 bail on
April 15. Only Bristol and Davis posted bail.
Senior state attorney Brent Winter has been
appointed to prosecute the matter.
Bristol and Davis last appeared in court on
Meanwhile, the matter involving the return of
$3.2 million to First Citizens will be recalled
On May 23, Senior Counsel Sophia Chote
applied for the money to be returned to the bank
Chote hinted it would be better if the money
was handed over to FCB or lodged at the Central
Bank to ensure it could be readily and easily
produced when needed.
T&T on US religious discrimination listing
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