Saturday, July 22, 2017

News

Farmers in Debe claim heavy losses*

Jul. 21, 2017, 10:32 PM AST Comments

The incomplete construction work on the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin, at Debe, has caused several farmers to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth in crops and livestock. And the frequent torrential rainfall over the past several days has caused further damage to the

Trini woman strangled in NY*

Jul. 21, 2017, 10:25 PM AST Comments

A Trinidad-born woman living in New York, USA, died after being strangled with the strap of her purse. Online reports stated a report from the medical examiner’s office stated that Noreen Mulzac, 70, died of ligature strangulation. When her body was found on Monday, a thin purse strap was wr


UWI appoints dean to new Faculty of Sport*

Jul. 21, 2017, 10:15 PM AST Comments

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has appointed Dr Akshai Mansingh as dean to the new Faculty of Sport. The UWI said Dr Mansingh, who will be appointed effective August 1, will be responsible for the faculty’s overall academic and administrative management, including its financial af


Floods claim crops in Debe

Jul. 21, 2017, 2:59 PM AST Comments

The incomplete construction work on the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin, at Debe, has caused several farmers to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth in crops and livestock.



Reward for lost turtle

Jul. 21, 2017, 1:19 PM AST Comments

A SAN Juan teenager has issued on social media a $500 reward to anyone who can return her lost turtle.


Team T&T 16th at Global Robotics Challenge

Jul. 21, 2017, 12:46 AM AST Comments

THREE pupils of Presentation College, Chaguanas, placed 16th out of a field of 163 at the inaugural FIRST Global International High School Robotics Challenge in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.


3 men shot in Palo Seco

Jul. 21, 2017, 10:32 AM AST Comments

THREE men were shot in Palo Seco on Wednesday, and a Maraval man has been detained in connection with the incident. Police said it was uncertain who was the target in the attack since the three victims were not in close proximity to each other.



HOW COULD YOU, JEREMIE? *

Jul. 20, 2017, 9:37 PM AST Comments

Ria Taitt—The State is moving to initiate disciplinary action against former Attorney General John Jeremie with respect to his legal representation of shareholders in the CL Financial (CLF) liquidation court matter.


State appeals CLF ruling *

Jul. 20, 2017, 9:36 PM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass—THE State has filed an appeal against High Court judge Kevin Ramcharan’s dismissal of its application to have provisional liquidators appointed by the court to preserve...