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Although thousands of people in central Trinidad will not have a reliable pipe-borne water supply today, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) will not be able to supply everyone affected by the contamination problem at the Caroni Water Treatment Plant with truck-borne water. This was confirmed yesterday by Daniel Plenty, WASA’s senior manager of...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Jamaican legislators voted on Tuesday to decriminalise the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

The new law allows the possession of up to 2oz (57g) of marijuana, also called ganja. Cultivation of five or fewer plants on any premises is also permitted.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Prakash Ramadhar, Minister of Legal Affairs and Justice, will act as Prime Minister, as Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar travels to the Bahamas for the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting, which takes place on February 26 a

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Panic set in across Central and South Trinidad today, as reports circulated that oily substance water was flowing through part of the nation's water supply, prompting several parents to remove their children from school.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Heads of the bargaining bodies representing the Fire, Police and Prisons Service are accusing Chief Personnel Officer (CPO) Stephanie Lewis of reneging on already agreed guidelines for their salary negotiations, after earlier accepting the same guidelines in the case of another bargaining body.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

For the second consecutive day, new permanent secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Ashwin Creed, did not report to work. Head of the Public Service Reynold Cooper confirmed that Creed was absent from the job yesterday. He also did not report for duty on Monday.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (Doma) president Gregory Aboud is warning the People’s Partnership Government to be cautious of trading with neighbouring Venezuela since that country is obviously cash strapped.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday entered into an initial agreement with Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro which will see the two countries bartering products they produce. 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

T&T has to be prepared to deal with issues, such as adoption of children by same sex couples and similar issues, says Independent Senator Joy Abdul-Mohan.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The state’s main witness in the Vindra Naipaul-Coolman murder trial is expected to begin his testimony next week.

Lead prosecutor Israel Khan, SC, made the announcement in the Port-of-Spain High Court yesterday as the state’s 52nd witness, Cpl Ronald Penny, completed his evidence.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A Rio Claro pensioner and her two mentally disabled sons were left homeless after a fire gutted their home last week. 

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