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In a wheelchair, hunger striker Dr Wayne Kublalsingh appeared before a Siparia Magistrate on Friday morning.

Kublalsingh, leader of the Highway Reroute Movement (HRM), was called to answer charges of assault, resisting arrest and obstructing the police in the execution of their duty.

The Prisons and Fire Services are giving the Prime Minister a week to address the non-payment of the $1,000 special monthly allowances they say are due to them. The special allowance was first given to the police from 2010, and then to the Prisons and Fire Services in 2012.

A female police motorcyclist suffered a blackout while riding and collided with  a police car on the Beetham Highway yesterday. She was treated for a fractured arm and other injuries.

Former PNM leader Patrick Manning has written to Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley asking why he is being hauled before the party’s national executive for disciplinary action. In a letter to Rowley bearing yesterday’s date, Manning said he received two letters from the party’s general secretary o

Electricity supplies to residential and commercial customers of T&TEC are not expected to suffer any disruptions because of the shutdown of Trinidad Generation Unlimited, a power plant that supplies electricity to the national grid.

Falling oil prices put the Government in a difficult situation, economist Dr Ronald Ramkissoon said yesterday. Commenting on the decision by OPEC not to reduce output, he said: "An oil economy must not operate in deficit for any length of time. “T&T has been running a deficit for about four y

Petrotrin workers have given their representative union, the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU), instructions to institute legal strike action against the state-owned oil company.

With the oil price plummeting to US$77 a barrel yesterday, Finance and the Economy Minister Larry Howai is expected to make a statement on the matter in Parliament this afternoon. This was revealed by Energy and Energy Affairs Minister Kevin Ramnarine during yesterday’s post-Cabinet news conferen

Bidders for the heavily-contested Curepe interchange project may get a second chance at the multi-million-dollar roadway construction as the National Infrastructure Development Company (Nidco) is now reportedly eyeing other options after failing to persuade the second-ranked contractor to reduce

Chanting and bearing placards, teachers protested yesterday outside the Office of the Chief Personnel Officer,  St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain, demanding salary increases. Spokesman for the group, second vice-president of the T&T Unified Teachers’ Association (TTUTA) Lynsley Doodhai said te