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A photograph being widely circulated on social media which claims to show Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley asleep during an Eid-ul-Fitr function in San Fernando, has been described as misleading and disrespectful by head of the Macoon Street Jamaat, Imam Raffaic Mohamed.

At a news conference yesterday, Mohamed denied that Rowley was sleeping and...

Friday, October 11, 2013

People’s National Movement (PNM) chairman Franklin Khan put Gender, Youth and Child Development Minister Clifton De Coteau on notice that he would fight him for the Moruga/Tableland constituency come 2015. Khan made the announcement during a PNM political meeting at Samuel Junction, Basse Terre...

Friday, October 11, 2013

People’s National Movement (PNM) political leader Dr Keith Rowley has called on Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh to take immediate action to repair the Marac Baptist School. Rowley has accused the Government of neglecting the children of Marac and La Lune, in Moruga, as the school has been...

Friday, October 11, 2013

Chairman of the Diego Martin Regional Corporation Anthony Sammy is denying allegations of wrongdoing, made by former councillor Wazim Daniel. Daniel told a meeting of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) in Diego Martin on Tuesday that Sammy spent some $200,000 on a late Independence concert and...

Friday, October 11, 2013

The long-awaited National Oncology Centre, set to be built at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC), Mt Hope, will not be completed by November 2014—the projected date announced by Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan last year. ...

Friday, October 11, 2013

A 32-year-old murder suspect was shot dead in Sangre Grande yesterday afternoon. Police said around 1.50 pm Hayden Williams, of Guaico, Sangre Grande, was driving on Railway Road, Guaico, when two men standing at the side of the road flagged him down. When Williams stopped his car, the men...

Friday, October 11, 2013

Leader of the Movement for Social Justice David Abdulah is appealing to all political leaders to condemn any acts of violence in the strongest possible way. He also called on the leaders to urge their supporters to keep violence out of the campaign after an arson attack on the office of one of...

Friday, October 11, 2013

Independent Liberal Party (ILP) candidate Kerwin Bucchan yesterday was granted $250,000 bail on five gun-related charges.

Friday, October 11, 2013

As Highway Re-Route Movement leader Wayne Kublalsingh left the Siparia Magistrates Court yesterday he vowed to return to the Mon Desir highway site to stop construction work. He made his third court appearance in a month on charges stemming from attempts to block tractors from grading lands for...

Friday, October 11, 2013

Three men, charged with stealing an ultra-sound machine valued $.5 million from the San Fernando General Hospital two months ago, were denied bail yesterday. The T&T Guardian understands that the police are seeking the...

Friday, October 11, 2013

Even though he is on official sick leave from Parliament, former prime minister Patrick Manning took time yesterday to join in the local government campaign. Manning, the MP for San Fernando East, donned his red PNM T-shirt and jumped on the back of a truck for a motorcade in support of the...

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