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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Two armed bandits escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash yesterday after robbing a First Citizens customer who was leaving the One Woodbrook Place branch.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The  Chief Executive Officer of WASA gets a basic salary of $88,000 monthly plus allowances—but it’s less than the $126,000 salary the utility’s CEO earned under the PNM for the period 2009-May 2010, according to Minister in the Ministry of Finance Rudranath Indarsingh.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

More probes and filters will be placed in rivers and reservoirs to prevent water contamination.

As well, Minister of the Environment and Water Resources Ganga Singh is looking into increasing the fines for polluting the water supply.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

 ILP MP Jack Warner has alleged that House Speaker Wade Mark is the beneficiary of four Cepep contracts including two via a company involving Mark’s wife, Sushilla Ramkissoon-Mark .

Warner made the claim in Parliament yesterday while piloting a motion of no-confidence in Mark.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says House Speaker Wade Mark must resign because he deliberately attempted to mislead, deceive, intimidate and engage in protection with bias during the controversial January 23 sitting of Parliament when a motion of no-confidence in Finance and the Economy Minis

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Customs and Excise agents yesterday intercepted a container loaded with 232 kilogrammes of high grade marijuana en route to Suriname at the Port of Port-of-Spain.

Senior customs officials estimated the drugs at $3.2 million.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Two more Congress of the People (COP) members yesterday resigned from the coalition partner, as the fallout in the wake of the resignation of former chair Nicole Dyer-Griffith over the United National Congress’ treatment of the party continued. 

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Anna-Lisa Paul and Bobie-Lee Dixon

People afflicted with syphilis seeking treatment at any government health facility have been turned back and must wait for treatment since there is a shortage of penicillin and the chemical agent used to test for it.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

CrimeWatch host Ian Alleyne this week continued to investigate the death of Frank “Yellows” Daniel, who went missing for some time before his body was discovered by police on February 15, 2015. 

Daniel’s badly decomposed body was found along Factory Road, Chaguanas. 

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Fire officers were able to control a blaze at a house on Wilkinson Street, El Dorado, on Thursday, and save it from being destroyed.

Units from Arima, San Juan and Morvant responded to a report after fire broke out at two houses located next to the El Dorado South Secondary School. 

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