Trinidad and Tobago court rules governor’s dismissal illegal

Jwala Rambarran
Jwala Rambarran

The Trinidad and Tobago High Court has ruled that the government acted illegally when it dismissed central bank governor Jwala Rambarran in December 2015.

The court ruled that the finance minister acted “in clear breach of the law”. It said he had failed to disclose his intention to dismiss Rambarran and his reasons for doing so. It awarded damages to the former governor, but his replacement will continue in office.

Finance minister Colm Imbert moved to fire Rambarran after the governor had

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