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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Arima mayor George Hadeed says the site of Hearty Foods Supermarket and surrounding area may soon be declared a “disaster” area and is calling for the authorities to assist. Last week some 200 workers were left on the breadline after a fire destroyed the supermarket at the corner of Sorzano and...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr Austin Trinidade says the inhalation of toxic fumes from fires at landfill sites is harmful to the elderly and the young. On Monday, a fire started at the Guanapo landfill site. Earlier this year, fires at the Beetham dump caused smoke carrying toxic fumes to...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM) will take serious umbrage to any initiative that will result in job losses, and plans to sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the People’s National Movement (PNM) and Independent Liberal Party (ILP) stating its position and concerns with their proposed...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Kishore Ramadhar, the brother of Congress of the People (COP) leader Prakash Ramadhar, has vowed to vote for the PNM in the September 7 general election. Kishore also promised to be in one of several “Say No to Prakash” trucks that will traverse the St Augustine constituency on Saturday, which...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

UNC’s Mayaro candidate, Rushton Paray, is challenging his predecessor Winston “Gypsy” Peters to bring evidence to prove he paid $5 million to contest the marginal Mayaro seat. In an interview, Paray said he understood Peters was hurting because he was blanked by the UNC’s screening committee.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

No tears were being shed in Mayaro for former MP Winston Gypsy Peters yesterday, even though he represented the constituency for 15 years. Instead, many expressed delight at his exit from the seat which is held by the People’s Partnership. “He should have gone long time,” was the sentiment...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A Debe man wept as he was sentenced to one year in jail yesterday for breaking and entering a house and stealing $10,000 worth of jewelry. Shairo Khan, 21, pleaded guilty to the charge when he came before Deputy Chief Magistrate Mark Wellington. Khan told the court he had been misled and as a...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The mother of the 21-year-old man who is in police custody after killing another 21-year-old reportedly over a 17-year-old girl has apologised to the family of the deceased. Speaking with the T&T Guardian yesterday the mother of four said she did not want to be identified as she and her...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

In the aftermath of the July 24 prison break at the Port-of-Spain Prison authorities are probing the circumstances under which a cache of guns, ammo and grenades has landed up in the Beetham landfill in Port-of-Spain, metres from the capital city and the Beetham Gardens.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Former United National Congress (UNC) activist, attorney and trade unionist Dave Persad made a surprise debut on a People’s National Movement (PNM) platform in Couva on Monday night and pledged support for the PNM and Rowley as the next Prime Minister of T&T.

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