Prominent actor, playwright dies
Antigua Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 29, CMC – Prominent actor and playwright Freddie Kissoon was found dead at Diamond Vale Diego Martin home, west of here on Sunday. He was 86.

NCIC head lauds Daaga
Trinidad Newsday

The president of the National Council for Indian Culture (NCIC), Dr Deokinanan Sharma heaped praises on the late Makandal Daaga who was respected and regarded as the Chief Servant. Daaga may not have succeeded fully in...

Zoo’s gift to children on independence day
Trinidad Newsday

Children 12 years and younger will be afforded free entry to the Emperor Valley Zoo this Wednesday, the day on which Trinidad and Tobago will be celebrating Independence Day. This was announced by President of the...

CARPHA must receive Zika blood samples within 5 days of first symptom
Trinidad Newsday

Zika blood samples for laboratory confirmation must be taken and sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) no more than five days from the onset of the first sign and/or symptom. Executive Director, CARPHA, Dr C...

Fines for breeding Zika mosquitoes
Trinidad Newsday

GIVEN the increase in the number of confirmed cases of the Zika virus locally, public health inspectors from the Health Ministry and the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government have been mandated to carry out...

Prisons Ag Supt calls on citizens to nurture each other
Trinidad Newsday

On the eve of this country's 54 year of Independence and the issue of national security heavily debated, Carlos Corraspe, Ag Senior Superintendent of Prisons, implored that nurturing the nation's youth needed to start...

Heavy rains fail to dampen Pan on D’Avenue
Trinidad Newsday

Despite the heavy rains that fell earlier in the day and flooded parts of St James, Cocorite and Diego Martin, it was the Almighty Father who showered his blessings on the Woodbrook/St James Community Association,...

CDA board meets following resignation
Trinidad Newsday

The Board of Directors of the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA) will hold a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss the circumstances leading to the resignation of its chairman, Anthony Pierre. Pierre resigned after...

Religious parade
Trinidad Newsday

Arima Roman Catholic priest and former Bishop, Galt, and a member of the first people's Santa Rosa community lead the canopy bearing the statue of Saint Rose de Lima, Patron of the Eastern Borough during a religious...

Freddie Kissoon dies at home
Trinidad Newsday

Playwright and former Newsday columnist Freddie Kissoon,86, has died. Kissoon was found dead at his home in Diamond Vale yesterday morning. Kissoon was the founder and director of The Strolling Players. He was also an...

‘Symphony meets Swing’ on peaceful night
Trinidad Newsday

All is not lost, all the country's young people are not out on the streets shooting and killing each other as might seem to be the case from the daily news: several hundred of them were inside Queen's Hall, St. Ann's on...

Wheelchair Sunday
Trinidad Newsday

There is no law to treat with the differently-abled says Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi. He was speaking yesterday following a fund raising event hosted by businesswoman and philanthropist Hannah Janoura who distributed a...

SEC sends FCB IPO to DPP
Trinidad Newsday

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission has referred its findings in relation to the First Citizens Bank (FCB) initial public offering (IPO) of 2013 to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the new SEC...

WILD COOT: Appeal to Barbadians
Nation News

WHAT WILL HAPPEN to the profits and foreign exchange made by hotels such as Hilton, Sandals and the proposed Four Seasons, Sam Lord’s Castle and the Hyatt? What will happen to the profits of the Trinidadian...

Forks, Spades And Soppers
Kaieteur News

In Trinidad, in the old days, if you blocked someone’s view of an event, you would invariably be asked, “What happen? Youh father is a glass maker?”  My way of dealing with this comment about my...

Learning can be fun
Trinidad Newsday

EMPHASISING the importance of making learning, especially for children, a fun and interactive experience, Minister of Housing and Urban Development Randall Mitchell recently hosted an August Vacation Camp initiative for...

Birdsong resumes classes
Trinidad Newsday

BIRDSONG Academy has announced the resumption of classes for its September 2016 to June 2017 music education programme. New students are invited to attend a registration and orientation session next Saturday at 9.30 am at...

Pan campers graduate
Trinidad Newsday

THIRTY-SIX young campers graduated on Friday from the Laventille Steelband Festival Foundation (LSFF) Vacation ten-day Pan Camp 2016, managed by Carleen Gumbs. The camp, which Gumbs described as a fun and entertainment...

3-car smash-up in Shaw Park
Trinidad Newsday

TRAFFIC came to a halt for several hours on Friday along the Shaw Park bypass in the vicinity of the Scarborough Secondary School and Tobago Baking Services as three vehicles collided. According to a police report, at...

Involve more youth in decision-making
Trinidad Newsday

A CALL was made at a major youth forum yesterday for the authorities to engage more young people in national decision-making. The appeal came from Nikoli Edwards, Vice Chairperson - Policy, Advocacy and Projects,...

Flooding in the City
Trinidad Newsday

The hustle and bustle in town came to an abrupt halt yesterday as some of the streets of downtown Port-of-Spain were overrun by flooding, cutting off access to some areas and transportation hubs. Around 11 am, the...

Are we a patriotic people?
Trinidad Newsday

THE negative comments which accompanied the dismal showing by the majority of Trinidad and Tobago's athletes at the recently-concluded Olympics Games in Brazil have triggered some debate about the level of patriotism...

Legal action likely on animal rights
Trinidad Newsday

MERE hours after a meeting with San Fernando Mayor Kazim Hosein to discuss inhumane treatment of dogs at the San Fernando pound, Jowelle De Souza, Vice President of Animals Alive animal welfare group, and a coalition of...

Ailing mother gets breathing machine
Trinidad Newsday

THE plight of single mother, Allison Dick, who was recently featured in the July 30 edition of Newsday as she made a public appeal for help to purchase Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine, did not fall on...

Sod turning for new Scarborough RC
Trinidad Newsday

And according to the Chief Secretary stated construction should be completed in 18 months.

Lawyer: Belize gay rights ruling affects TT law
Trinidad Newsday

This means that other jurisdictions can use this case to assist them in deciding like cases before them and would not without good legal reasoning depart from it. The Trinidad and Tobago lawyer, who is a lecturer at the...

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