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The United National Congress (UNC) has been granted last minute permission to extend the scope of its election petitions challenging the Election and Boundaries Commission’s (EBC) decision to extend last September’s general election by one hour due to heavy rainfall.

The Opposition party yesterday emerged winner of a special sitting of the Court...

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Commuters travelling between Port-of-Spain and St James will have to face an increase in the taxi fare if the new traffic plan for St James is not changed back to two-way traffic soon.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley is condemning a new initiative by the Government to allocate $10 million to each Member of Parliament spend in his/her constituency.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

At the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival to be held in September the documentary Taboo Yardies will be shown. Although it was filmed in Jamaica, director Selena Blake is confident it would send a clear message to citizens of T&T.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Izola Garcia, T&T country co-ordinator of UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids, says although essential prevention programmes and policies are doing well, more work must be done to make them sustainable.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Minister of Arts and Multiculturalism, Dr Lincoln Douglas, has given the Emancipation Support Committee (ESC) an additional $1 million for its Emancipation Day activities.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

La Romaine taxi drivers have increased their fares by $1 because of deplorable roads, excessive traffic and mounting costs of car maintenance. President of the association Desmond Bernard Brathwaite said short drops would be increased from $3 to $4.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure needs $1 billion in the Budget for fiscal 2012-2013. This was stated by Emmanuel George, Minister of Works and Infrastructure.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

The trial involving Henry Baboolal, the son of former president of the senate Dr Linda Baboolal, who is charged with causing the death of PC Adahha Maynard by dangerous driving on September 25 last year, has resumed in the Port-of-Spain Eighth Magistrates’ Court.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

The body of a 50-year-old fisherman was recovered yesterday after he disappeared at sea during an expedition on Sunday. Police reports say that around 10 am, fishermen off the coast of Blanchisseuse saw the body of a man floating several miles from shore.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Celebrating a 50th anniversary with the nation this year is veteran calypsonian Poser (Sylvester Lockhart), who started his calypso singing career in 1962. Born on September 6, 1943, Poser grew up in Matura, a village a few miles outside Sangre Grande.

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