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Jan 15, 2014

Director of Immigration makes recommendation on officers suspended in Immigration scandal

Back in September, the immigration scandal shook up the government, but it is almost four months later and there is little information on the status of three simultaneous investigations. But we can say tonight that we have been reliably informed that a recommendation has been made by the Director of Immigration, Maria Marin, to terminate three immigration officers, who were suspended when the scandal first broke. The three, however, including senior immigration officer, Sharon Neal, and Erwin Robinson and Omar Phillips, are yet to appear before the Public Service Commission for a hearing. While the Director recommends, it is up to the commission to take action on her recommendation. But the man in the middle of the scandal, former Minister of State, Elvin Penner, has not been investigated in the sordid affair. In fact, Penner continues to enjoy the perks of office and now that the recall has been called off, Penner is likely to remain as a two-term representative, which means that he will also be qualifying to receive a pension. 

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4 Responses for “Director of Immigration makes recommendation on officers suspended in Immigration scandal”

  1. Joe Blank says:

    Frankly, it was in their interest to do nothing. By putting out the public officers out to pasture, they are only making matters worst for themselves. It’s a good lesson to all their lackeys in the public service and the unions. Yes, all of u had voices when the PUP was in government. Now u are roaring like mice. That’s the thing about prostitutes. They are disposable. Sad.

  2. FAIR JUSTICE says:

    This is pure bull…this woman must be out of her effing mind….why not do a recommendation on Penna case. Marin is one who eats out of the hands of Barrow. If i was Sharon i would spill the beans. Unless they are being paid big bucks to take the fall. This smell like fish. This da pure cunu munu. Bloody bunch of @$$holes.

  3. Hatari says:

    This whole mess is disgusting. The politicos walk and the pawns are busted. Typical “Banana Republic” BS!

  4. Al Rich says:

    Those terminated will land other government jobs. This is just a smoke screen, they will be taken care of. I bet recommendations are already sent out to other departments to make a place for them. Keep following the story.

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