Tobago man fined for causing power failure
Trinidad Newsday

After officers attached to the utility company were investigating the cause of the power failure in the area following a report. He was taken to the Scarborough Police Station. Hutchinson was caught with a ladder at the...

Dad pleads for daughter to come home
Trinidad Newsday

THE FATHER of a 16-year-old girl is pleading for her to return home after she left two months ago and has not been seen since. Your father misses your very much and we want you to come back, said Saleem Samuel, the teen's...

Eating local has many benefits
Trinidad Newsday

SEVERAL benefits come with eating locally grown foods. Agricultural economist Omardath Maharaj, pointed that out in a press release he issued yesterday highlighting that April was Eat 100 percent local month an idea...

Docs summoned by CMOH on referral letters
Trinidad Newsday

MEDICAL Chiefs of Staff at all of the country's regional health authorities have been summoned to a meeting with Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) next week Thursday to discuss the issue of referral letters which...

Arrive Alive says To increase speed limit is to court disaster
Trinidad Newsday

WHILE Arrive Alive is not necessarily opposed to a review of the current speed limit of 80kmph, it yesterday advised in a press release, that to raise the speed limit to purely legitimize the nation's current speeding...

Hinds: Speed limit under review
Trinidad Newsday

IN RESPONSE to questions on whether the State will raise the speed limit, Minister of Works and Transport Fitzgerald Hinds yesterday told the Senate transport policy is under constant review. Hinds did not rule out a...

Hospital administrator beaten by health workers
Trinidad Newsday

SOUTHERN Division police are investigating a report made by a senior official at the San Fernando General Hospital (SFGH) that he was locked in his office and assaulted by three health workers after they were served with...

Hinds gives SEA students pep talk
Trinidad Newsday

WORKS and Transport Minister Fitzgerald Hinds delivered words of encourag3ment to pupils who will be writing the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SE A) examination tomorrow. Hinds, Member of Parliament for Laventille West,...

UNC: Good luck to all students
Trinidad Newsday

UNITED National Congress (UNC) chairman Dr David Lee yesterday wished success for all pupils due to write the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SE A) Exam tomorrow. I would like to sincerely wish each and every student...

Reconsider VAT on books
Trinidad Newsday

INTERNATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED Jamaican novelist Marlon James has called on the Government to reconsider the imposition of VAT on books. James name is at the top of a petition drawn up by a group of Port-of-Spain booksellers...

Govt reducing influence of State media
Trinidad Newsday

GOVERNMENT is working towards reducing the influence of state media in this country. This was the commitment given by Communications and Public Administration Minister Maxie Cuffie in a statement to commemorate World...

Fr Hezekiah laid to rest
Trinidad Newsday

ROMAN Catholic priest Fr Reginald Hezekiah was well-loved. This was evidenced by the large crowd overflowing onto the car park of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Independence Square in Port-of-Spain at his...

Auditor General flags $33B overdraft
Trinidad Newsday

Was tabled in Parliament yesterday. Ali said the overdraft grew by 4.4 per cent of $1.4 billion in 2015. Once more, the Auditor General's Department has reported problems at almost every State agency and institution,...

With freedom comes responsibility
Trinidad Newsday

WHILE in this country, press freedom is guaranteed by law, it is important to understand that with such freedom comes responsibility. US Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, John L. Estrada, yesterday made this clear as he...

No one has a right to privacy
Trinidad Newsday

THERE is no enshrined right to privacy under the law, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi told the Senate and by extension the country yesterday as he argued that legislation to widen the powers of State surveillance did not...

OUR CARIBBEAN: Surprising US alert on T&T
Nation News

GOVERNMENTS AROUND the world often surprise us – some more than others – by the timing, if not the nature as well, of official statements involving other friendly nations. This has just occurred involving...

ACM wants free access to official information
Antigua Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, May 3, CMC – The Trinidad-based Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) Tuesday reiterated its call for free access to official information in the development process.

$122M revamp for Hyatt
Trinidad Newsday

THE UDECOTT board has awarded a $122 million refurbishment contract for the four-star Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Port-of- Spain. The contract, according to Udecott chairman Noel Garcia, has been awarded to Bouygues...

T&T mulling decriminalising ganja
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago government is examining the possibility of decriminalising marijuana and is reviewing existing legislation as well as planning wide consultation before adopting...

Woman withdraws $1.2m after opening Scotia account with $5,000
Jamaica Observer

AN aspiring nurse who defrauded the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) of $1.2 million via a cheque, after opening an account with only $5,000, is to know her fate on June 30 when she appears in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish...

Petcom sold for J$2.3 billion
Jamaica Observer

THE Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) yesterday announced that Petroleum Company of Jamaica Ltd (Petcom) has been sold to Phoenix Fuels and Accessories Limited for US$19 million ($2.3 billion). Local News Tue, 03 May 2016...

House starts review of 2016/17 budget today
Jamaica Observer

THE House of Representatives will this morming commence its review of the Estimates of Expenditure for the 2016/17 financial year at Gordon House in downtown Kingston. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Petcom sold...

Us to join hunt
Jamaica Observer

POLICE Commissioner Dr Carl Williams yesterday disclosed that Jamaica is receiving help from the United States to track down the killers of two American missionaries whose bodies were found in a remote part of Boscobel,...

Bunting’s term limits call not new
Jamaica Observer

PETER Bunting’s call last week for term limits on leadership in the People’s National Party (PNP) is not a new idea inside the Opposition party. Local News Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 GMT Us to join hunt...

Wet times for TT
Trinidad Newsday

THE TT Meteorological Office has officially declared that start of the 2016 Rainy Season. Preliminary analysis indicates that for June to December, most of Trinidad and Tobago is likely to be wetter than usual. This...

Beware trade union tsunami
Trinidad Newsday

JOINT Trade Union Movement (JTUM) head Ancel Roget yesterday called on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to rein in your ministers , some of whom Roget accused of being arrogant, and initiate talks with various trade unions...

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