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Monday, November 15

Kamla wants full spy probe

Stabroek News - Guyana: (Trinidad Express) Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday she wants a full probe into the operations of the Security Intelligence Agency (SIA). She said this was critical because of the issues of “misuse of public funds and “misbehaviour in public office” emerging from an initial look into the operations of the unit.
She said so far-reaching was the unit’s influence, the State-owned Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) and privately owned Digicel were “commanded” to open their facilities to the (SIA) for its wiretapping operations.
“Do you remember there was a time in Trinidad when people used to say use a Digicel phone, don’t use a TSTT phone? … They were right.”