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Friday, March 18, 2011

The death rate at the Scarborough Hospital, 21 per every 1,000 persons, is astronomically high, surpassing even the rest of the world, Government Senator Dr Tim Gopeesingh disclosed at a Joint Select Committee (JSC) meeting in Parliament yesterday.  Subject of the JSC’s inquiry was the Tobago...

Friday, March 18, 2011

As a guest of the Tourism Development Company (TDC), CNN Airport Network, a satellite television network featured in airports across North America, was in Trinidad last week during the annual Carnival celebrations. CNN, shown nationally across the US and in many other parts of the world,...

Friday, March 18, 2011

Graduates of Servol’s various training programmes were advised yesterday to take advantage of initiatives implemented by the Government to ensure their future success. The advice came from Ministry of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education representative Keith Jackson who spoke on behalf of...

Friday, March 18, 2011

Government Senator David Abdulah says a five per cent wage increase for public servants is not enough. He made the point at yesterday’s Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) forum on “The Current Industrial Relations Climate in T&T”.

Friday, March 18, 2011

A second police officer has been questioned in connection with the death of Daniel Guerra, as homicide officers continue their investigations into the case. The first policeman, who is assigned to the Mon Repos Police Station, and his wife were interviewed twice by homicide officers.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Unable to cope with the death of her only child, Rona Indarsingh, mother of eight-year-old Daniel Guerra, has moved out of her parents’ home at Gasparillo. Since there have been no major developments in investigations into the boy’s death, Rona’s parents—Randolph and Shirley...

Friday, March 18, 2011

A former bank manager and his two sons were released on $450,000 bail each yesterday when they appeared before a Port-of-Spain magistrate charged with conspiring to defraud British Gas of Trinidad and Tobago (BGTT) of more than $2.3 million. Pooran Rampersad, 56, a former manager at Scotia Bank’...

Friday, March 18, 2011

The work of those, whose dedication and commitment have been invested in support of the most vulnerable and sick people in the society, must not go unnoticed. Chairman of the 2011 Golden Angels, Gala Fana Holtz, said that of the Hope of a Miracle Foundation in a ceremony held to commemorate the...

Friday, March 18, 2011

Former Housing Minister Dr Emily Dick-Forde is denying ever investigating her predecessor Dr Keith Rowley. The controversy surfaced on Facebook when a contributor, identified as Christine Edwards-Farrow, made the claim. Dick-Forde responded on San Fernando East MP Patrick Manning’s page. Dick-...

Friday, March 18, 2011

Five doctors and four nurses, who were on duty when Crystal Ramsoomair died after giving birth on March 4 at the Maternity Ward of the San Fernando General Hospital, were given their letters of suspension yesterday. This comes two days after Health Minister Therese Baptiste-...

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