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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Despite high crime and band members’ fears for their safety, steelband Witco Desperadoes says the community of Laventille will always be home. Band Manager Finbar Fletcher said this yesterday, as the steelband presented its performance piece for 2015, Pan Hooray, written by arranger Robert Greeni

Saturday, January 24, 2015

A 42-year-old accountant will spend the weekend in prison after appearing in Port-of-Spain Magistrates Court yesterday evening charged with defrauding her employer of more than $1.5 million. Joanne Gobin, of Upper Bournes Road, St James, was denied bail when she appeared before Magistrate Christi

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Two relatives of a 10-year-old boy featured in a video crying and clearing bushes with a garden hoe were detained by police yesterday, even as members of the public expressed outrage that the child was initially returned to the couple. Since being posted on Thursday morning, the video has gone vi

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Retired Maj Gen Edmund Dillon was given the all clear to contest the Point Fortin seat for the People’s National Movement (PNM) following the screening of four possible candidates at the party’s South Regional office, San Fernando, on Thursday night.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The Port-of-Spain City Corporation and property developer Alfred Galy have been given a little over two weeks to come to a compromise over the future of the Greyfriars’ Church of Scotland, Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain. The parties, who have been locked in legal battle since Galy began demoliti

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Arrears of $87 million owned by UWI to the West Indies Group of University Teachers (WIGUT) will be made in tranches by May 31 following yesterday’s accord on the issue, says Science and Tertiary Education Minister Fazal Karim yesterday. Karim delivered a statement in Parliament on the resolution

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Police yesterday continued their search for the person of interest in the murders of Sharlene Charles and Salma Chadee. According to police, the man is wanted for questioning in connection with the killing of his estranged wife, Mahangoo-Charles, who was shot multiple times on May 8, 2014. 

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Warner, starting the motion, said if Sunshine publications lifted the information from him, it was fine. He said he had brought the motion on Howai’s ability and competence as Howai had been FCB’s CEO and to see if Howai was fit and qualified for the turbulent times ahead.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Collapse was the outcome of Chaguanas West MP/ILP leader Jack Warner’s no-confidence motion in Parliament yesterday against Finance Minister Larry Howai. That, after Warner packed up his papers, gave up and walked out of the Parliament 20 minutes into his delivery after being cautioned by the Hou

Friday, January 23, 2015

Minister of Tertiary Education Fazal Karim announced a new agreement between the lecturers and managers of the University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus.

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