Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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...‘Company board must resign’

Jan. 18, 2017, 9:0 PM AST Comments

Former housing minister Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling on the board of directors of the Community-based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme Company (CEPEP) to resign. Moonilal made the call after a defamation counter-claim brought against him by the company was dismissed in the High Co

PDP and Eudine Job speak

Jan. 18, 2017, 8:59 PM AST Comments

Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Parlatuvier/L’Anse Fourmi/Speyside Farley Augustine stated that only two political parties are in the race for the January 23 Tobago House of Assembly (THA) election. Augustine was speaking to supporters during a political meeting in Lambeau on


Minister: Uber has to comply with T&T’s laws*

Jan. 18, 2017, 8:54 PM AST Comments

Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan says it was not the ministry’s responsibility to seek out any company which shows interest in establishing operations here and outline this country’s laws to them.


Faris: Process will be legal

Jan. 18, 2017, 8:53 PM AST Comments

Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi said yesterday that he was confident that Monday’s Tobago House of Assembly (THA) election is properly constituted. The AG was responding to questions about the legality of Monday’s elections.

Orville: Tobago developed under the PNM

Jan. 18, 2017, 8:50 PM AST Comments

Outgoing Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Orville London reminded voters of all the development taking place in Tobago under the watch of the People’s National Movement (PNM) and the THA.


No vote from Opposition, as Marriage Bill passed in Senate

Jan. 18, 2017, 3:31 PM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass - Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi is prepared to go to court to defend the Miscellaneous Provisions (Marriage) Bill 2016, which was passed in the Senate on Tuesday night without the support of the Opposition and one Independent Senator.


"No Worries" copyright case dismissed

Jan. 18, 2017, 3:4 PM AST Comments

By Nikita Braxton-Benjamin - In dismissing an allegation of copyright infringement made over the soca song ”No Worries”, Justice Frank Seepersad on Wednesday said that intellectual property sensitization and the protection it offers is of “paramount importance” to artistes.


14 children rushed to hospital

Jan. 18, 2017, 2:19 PM AST Comments

By Sandhya Santoo - 14 CHILDREN attending the Rio Claro Vedic Primary School fell ill and were taken to hospital today after being overwhelmed by a chemical smell.

Gov't calls crime press conference

Jan. 18, 2017, 1:41 PM AST Comments

The Multimedia Desk - GOVERNMENT has called the media to a press conference to respond to the spate of homicides in Trinidad and Tobago, which, as of midday today, stood at 27 for the year, with not a single case being solved.


Uber service is illegal in T&T, says Minister

Jan. 18, 2017, 12:54 AM AST Comments

By Leah Sorias - Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan says it was not the Ministry's responsibility to seek out any company which shows interest in establishing operations here and outline this country's laws to them.