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Government moved, yesterday, to save the life of pro-highway hunger striker Ravi Maharaj who collapsed outside the Office the Prime Minister, St Clair, yesterday after five days without food or water. Maharaj was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital for treatment. In a statement issued shortly after the incident, Communication Minister Vasant...

As part of the UK Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Committee's activities in promoting the understanding of Magna Carta in the Commonwealth Caribbean, renowned Trinidadian philatelist and numismatist Albert Sydney has drafted several stamp designs for Caribbean governments to consider. 

National Security Minister Gary Griffith says they have seen “a direct link between criminal activity and illegal immigrants.” Griffith linked the illegal immigrants to illegal drugs and the growing gang activities in T&T. A release from Griffith’s ministry on Tuesday stated there are 110,000

The Banwari archeological site is not yet a world heritage site and its potential to become one is in jeopardy with “unchecked and undermanaged development initiatives.” Speaking from Paris where she is attending the meeting of the biannual Unesco executive board, heritage educator Dr Kris Ramper

T&T is still not ready for an Ebola outbreak.

Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan is adamant that leaders of Carnival bands should not be compensated by the Government if next year’s mas is cancelled because of the Ebola virus. Dr Khan, who is leading T&T’s offensive against the deadly disease, which has not reached this country, said the State

Months after the Life Sport programme has been shut down, caterers, coaches, co-ordinators and participants of the programme are still being owed $20 million. But National Security Minister Gary Griffith who said, “Life Sport is dead,” indicated that his ministry will not pay a cent unless his pe

As a gift to the Hindu community for Divali, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night announced a 20 per cent discount on flour, rice and oil. Speaking at the annual Divali celebrations at her Penal constituency office, Persad-Bissessar said the discount will take effect from Tuesday unti

Many individuals in the local cricket fraternity are sad and disappointed that the West Indies team took the decision to end its tour of India after the fourth One-Day International because of salary disputes between the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WI

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has admitted that the Ebola virus was the greatest threat facing the people of T&T. She said so during Thursday’s Divali dinner at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s. 

The Arima Borough Corporation is complaining about inadequate funding to combat the chikungunya virus. In a press release yesterday the corporation said despite warnings from the Ministry of Health regarding the seriousness of the disease resources have been inadequate from the Ministry of Local

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