Saturday, May 27, 2017

News

Moonilal: Manchester attack can happen in T&T*

May 26, 2017, 9:46 PM AST Comments

THE terrorist attack that happened in Manchester can happen in Trinidad and there is need for an anti-terrorist operational unit, says Opposition MP Dr Roodal Moonilal. The Oropouche East MP raised concerns over the threat of terrorism to Trinidad and Tobago in his contribution to a private motion b

Minister hears health care horror stories*

May 26, 2017, 9:41 PM AST Comments

Former medical director at San Fernando General Hospital Dr Anand Chatoorgoon says the hospital has deteriorated under the watch of Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. Chatoorgoon said patients were suffering, as they were now being forced to purchase their own medication and have medical tests don


Archbishop supports property tax*

May 26, 2017, 9:37 PM AST Comments

Archbishop of Port of Spain Fr Joseph Harris has come out in support of property tax and is defending the Government’s position regarding its implementation. Speaking during his live monthly Facebook chat on Wednesday “Ask The Archbishop” Harris said: “The Government is in a


PM apologises: New ferries coming

May 26, 2017, 5:55 PM AST Comments

By Nikita Braxton-Benjamin - PRIME MINISTER has announced that new inter-island ferries will be built to ensure service between Trinidad and Tobago.


Woman, four men held with guns, ammo

May 26, 2017, 3:58 PM AST Comments

The Multimedia Desk - A woman and four accomplices were arrested on Thursday night in connection with the seizure of five firearms and a quantity of ammunition at Mt Moriah, San Fernando, overnight.


28 years in prison for five who buried woman alive

May 26, 2017, 3:33 PM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass - MORE than 11 years after she was kidnapped at gunpoint, severely beaten and then buried alive in a cashew field in Claxton Bay, five of the men who were charged with the murder of Samdaye Rampersad, were each sentenced to 28 years in prison on Friday.


Josephine is 100 years today

May 26, 2017, 11:44 AM AST Comments

Josephine Mitchell turned 100 today. The Tableland native will celebrate the event on Saturday with her family and friends where a prayer service will be held, followed by a lunch.


Vigilante justice gone wrong

May 26, 2017, 10:27 AM AST Comments

The Multimedia Desk - A man hired to repossess a truck ended up being tied up and his pants pulled down by a group of vigilantes who thought he was stealing the vehicle.




EFCL sends home 10 contract workers*

May 25, 2017, 9:45 PM AST Comments

The Arnold Piggott-led board of the Education Facilities Company Ltd (EFCL) yesterday decided not the renew the contracts of ten employees and to suspend the company's Information Communication Technology (ICT) manager.