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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Former housing minister Dr Emily Dick-Forde says the decision by the PP Cabinet to allow people earning less than $8,000 a month to be eligible for HDC units with no down payment and two per cent interest was not new. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced the Cabinet decision during the

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

National Security Minister Jack Warner says he is a most harassed man in T&T but his fightback has not started as yet. Speaking at the Monday Night Forum of the United National Congress at the Barataria Complex, Warner said he wanted to know why people were afraid of him so much. He said he h

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says local government elections will be held in Trinidad as constitutionally due no later than October this year. Speaking at the Monday night forum of her

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Government’s decision to construct a billion-dollar new port facility at Sea Lots is being met with strong condemnation by Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley who described it as “ill conceived” and “unnecessary.” 

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has reserved its judgment in the case of a 25-year-old Jamaican woman who claims she was discriminated against and mistreated by Barbados immigration officials. The seven judges sitting on the CCJ panel decided late yesterday after

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

MPs are engaged in an ongoing battle with the Water & Sewerage Authority (WASA) over the high water rates being charged to their constituency offices. WASA is charging constituency offices c

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Environmentalist Stephen Broadbridge wants a statement from the the Defence Force on the death of 150 corbeaux at the National Heliport, Chaguaramas, on Monday. In a telephone interview, Broadbridge said: “I want a statement from them. They are a protected species.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Environmental Management Authority (EMA) CEO Joth Singh says people should stop throwing chemicals in water to catch fish to sell. He was speaking about the recent death of over 50 crayfish at the Marianne River, Brasso Seco. A report said a villager and her children were bathing when they saw th

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The State has appealed a decision of a High Court judge who last month ruled that 250 Clico policyholders should be repaid their full investments in the failed insurance giant. The T&T Guardian was reliably informed that the appeal was filed last Friday in the Court of Appeal’s registry at th

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Penal mother Surujdaye Ramlackhan said she thought the pains in her side were just “wind pains” only to discover, much to her surprise, that she was pregnant. On Monday doctors at the San Fernando General Hospital successfully delivered Ramlackhan’s baby girl, whom sh

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