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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Mighty Sparrow (Dr Slinger Francisco) says he is glad Government has chosen to present a Sparrow display and hopes it will do more to honour more of T&T’s icons. At last Thursday’s post-Cabinet press conference, Arts and Multiculturalism Minister Lincoln Douglas announced Government would

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

A planned showdown between supporters of Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner and Works Minister Dr Suruj Rambachan over the new Caroni road did not come off yesterday. Instead, a small crowd of placard-bearing residents of La Paille Village and Frederick Settlement staged a peaceful demonstration on a

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

In the wake of a potential public relations nightmare over the reported refusal of a senior officer to switch of his cellphone on an aircraft, acting Commissioner of Police (CoP), Stephen Williams, warned newly-promoted inspectors not to drop their guard.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

A suspected act of arson has left 11 Golconda residents homeless, days before Christmas. The fire broke out about 8 am yesterday in a duplex at Phase One, Ridgewood Gardens, Golconda, owned by Asha Ramroop and Gerard Burke. Ramroop lived with her six children and two grandchildren in one apartmen

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

A second oil leak has polluted the Guaracara River in less than five months, mere days before Christmas. The leak was detected days after the anniversary of the disastrous La Brea oil spill. Yesterday oil from the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery leaked into the Guaracara River and Marabella residents ar

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner says he is not concerned about the imminent release of a report into allegations of corruption into the football governing body’s World Cup bidding process. The report was compiled by the former chief investigator of Fifa’s ethics committee, Michael Garcia,

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Former United National Congress (UNC) alderman Kenny Phillips has switched political sides and plans to fight the San Fernando East seat under the People’s National Movement (PNM) banner. Phillips, the owner of WACK 90.1 FM radio station, was among those who filed nominations at Balisier House ye

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says Finance Minister Larry Howai’s job is in jeopardy and he must answer questions about the alleged purchase of Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) shares 12 years ago. “The Minister of Finance has questions to answer and we want those answers as quickly as possible,” Ro

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Albert Quashie’s worse nightmare was realised yesterday when the remains of his son, Arnold, who went missing 18-months ago, was found buried in a makeshift grave at Parrylands, Point Fortin. The confession of one of three suspects led police to the grave near a river in the Petrotrin oilfields. 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Oropouche West MP Stacy Roopnarine has admitted to facing challenges ever since she e-mailed Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar about questionable tendering procedures involving the Curepe Interchange. However, despite the mounting pressure Roopnarine said she had no regrets about raising the

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