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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says Cabinet has approved a measure which will allow it to employ temporary public servants instead of the Public Service Commission. Speaking at a news conference at his office on Charles Street, Port-of-Spain, yesterday, Rowley said the measure was aimed at...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Environmental activist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh was too weak to speak to the media yesterday but his wife Dr Sylvia Moodie-Kublalsingh said his condition remained critical. “I am taking all of his calls because he is too weak,” she said. Today marks the 49th day of Kublalsingh’s hunger strike, which...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

A 31-year-old PriceSmart supervisor has been released on bail after appearing in court charged with defrauding his employer of over ten million dollars over a five-year period. Aaron Hosein, of Cocoyea Village, San Fernando, was not called on to plead to the 122 fraud charges when he appeared...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The parents of two young children have been granted $200,000 bail for allegedly abandoning them in a car at PriceSmart, La Romaine. Kerry Wells, 24, a pipefitter, and Aveon George, 23, who is unemployed, were arrested and charged on Sunday by WPC Hassanali. They were subsequently granted bail by...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Some type of protest action by doctors may be in the offing, according to a statement from the Medical Professionals Association (MPATT). Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan is questioning the timing of the action, as he is preparing to make some changes to the regional health authorities. The MPATT...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Police and members of the Regiment spent close to half of yesterday searching a thickly forested area in Brasso Seco in the hopes of finding a missing family. It has been a week since Irma Rampersad disappeared along with her grandchild and two of her daughters. Yesterday the searchers began at...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

President Anthony Carmona’s inability to fill top posts in the Police Service Commission (PSC), Police Complaints Authority (PCA) and the Integrity Commission (IC) is having a grave impact on the fight against crime and corruption. So said secretary of the Police Service Social and Welfare...

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

After serving less than six months at the helm of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP), Lyndira Oudit stunned many when she resigned from the position on Sunday. But the former senate Vice-President says her resignation had been in the making for some time, admitting she was never fully accepted...

Monday, November 3, 2014

Before filing a civil claim, the court expects that parties comply with pre-action protocols to act reasonably in exchanging relevant information and documents and in trying to avoid litigation.

Monday, November 3, 2014

As told to BC Pires

My name is Linda Daniel and I make jewels from coconut pieces, coral, seashells and haematite stone I find on the beach in Tobago.

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