• Breaking News

    Tropical Storm Harvey forms

    News day / The National Hurricane Centre in an advisory posted on its website at 5 pm yesterday said an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft found a well-defined circulation in the low pressure area east of the Lesser Antilles, with the center near a cluster of sheared, but strong, convection. The Centre explained that…

  • Breaking News

    BOY 12 CHARGED FOR KILLING

    News day / The 12-year-old was charged with manslaughter, granted bail in the sum of $75,000 and placed in the care of his parents. His brother was charged with murder and remanded into custody. They appeared before magistrate Siumongal Ramsaran in the Couva Magistrates Court and are scheduled to reappear on September 14. The charges…

  • Breaking News

    A road rage driver’s prayer

    The trinidad Guardian / Lord, keep me in constant reminder that my mind can be the most offensive weapon that I carry about as I navigate my vehicle on the roads of my country. Teach me that as I store thoughts and feelings of anger, vexation and evil intent, I will be gripping my steering…

  • Breaking News

    Lewis still on duty at PATT

    The trinidad Guardian / Acting General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of T&T (PATT), Charmaine Lewis, says she has not been suspended from her duties. In a release issued yesterday, Lewis, who is also an executive manager and a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants of the United Kingdom (FCCA), said…

  • Breaking News

    Main road collapses in Cedros

    News day / Buses and other heavy vehicles were stuck on either side of the collapsed portion of the road. Councillor for the Cedros area, Shankar Teelucksingh told Newsday that thousands of residents as well as businesses were affected as the Southern Main Road was the only access road leading to and from Cedros and…

  • Breaking News

    TT take Junior Team bronze at CAREBACO

    News day / National teams are formed on the basis of athletes putting their country before individual and self-interest. It is for this reason that the CAREBACO Junior Championships implemented both an individual tournament and a team component, which concluded on last Sunday and Wednesday, respectively. Trinidad and Tobago’s junior squad were led by Under-13…

  • Breaking News

    GML workers get retrenchment letters

    News day / The woman, who asked not to be identified, was one of 31 employees identified to receive retrenchment letters yesterday from the GML’s Human Resources (HR) Department; located at its Chaguanas head office. “When I found out retrenchment was going to happen, I knew that being one of the last people hired, there…

  • Breaking News

    Brass 2 the World releases new songs

    News day / The band recently launched its new release in Montreal, Canada called Caribbean Vibrations, and is now ready to introduce it to the Caribbean. Band manager, Burt Marcellin said the band was sought out by the Montreal Carnival Foundation to play in some of the major Carnival events in Canada and the US….

  • Breaking News

    Tropical storm: CAL reschedules Barbados flights

    Trinidad Express / Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has rescheduled flights between Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Barbados due to cancellations because of inclement weather. Barbados was placed under a tropical storm warning on Thursday. CAL stated that scheduled flights on August 17 and 18 were cancelled. The airline will operate relief flights between Port‐of‐Spain, Trinidad and Barbados to…

  • Breaking News

    111 TDC workers retrenched: The company is no more

    Trinidad Express / The Tourism Development Company (TDC) has ceased operations. The announcement came from the Minsitry of Tourism, via a media statement yesterday. THe Ministry said effect Monday, it will manage on an interim basis the four portfolios previously under the remit of the TDC. They are the Tourism Investment and Incentives, Cruise Passenger…

  • Breaking News

    GML workers get retrenchment letters

    News day / The woman, who asked not to be identified, was one of 31 employees identified to receive retrenchment letters yesterday from the GML’s Human Resources (HR) Department; located at its Chaguanas head office. “When I found out retrenchment was going to happen, I knew that being one of the last people hired, there…

  • Breaking News

    Eve welcomes return of FA Trophy

    News day / “Excited, the word is,” said Eve, one of the few men to celebrate, both as a player and a coach, the FA Trophy—the oldest football tournament in Trinidad and Tobago dating back to 1927. Eve led his former club North East Stars to the FA Trophy — the last time it was…

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    Green Days launches Sudai’s acting career

    News day / In his first film, the 16-yearold plays Shell, a poor 15-yearold boy with a terminally-ill father who is new to Pierre Hill. “Although it was new, I was down for the challenge, I took everything and made it simply easy,” he tells Newsday. The film, directed by Michael Mooleedhar and produced by…

  • Breaking News

    Reunion of UWI Mona 1974 – 1978 alumni

    News day / Former UWI student, Sandra Perkins, formerly Braithwaite, stated that activities will include cocktails at the National Academy for the Performing Arts on October 20, at 6.30 pm, and dinner and dance at the Century Ballroom, Queen’s Park Oval on October 21. Deadline for registration is on August 31. Alumni are asked to…

  • Breaking News

    Permell to fight removal from TAP board

    News day / Permell confirmed this during an interview with Newsday yesterday evening, in which he added that the August 14 vote “was an unlawful attempt to remove us from the board.” “I am still the chairman and Mr Saunders is still the deputy,” Permell said. “What happened on Monday was that the managing director…

  • Breaking News

    TTMA wants more export incentives

    Trinidad Express / The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) wants Government to provide export incentives to manufacturers in order to encourage the creation of additional foreign exchange revenue streams for the economy. In its 2017/2018 budget recommendations to Government, the TTMA stressed the need for expansion and growth of the sector. It said this…

  • Breaking News

    TT take Junior Team bronze at CAREBACO

    News day / National teams are formed on the basis of athletes putting their country before individual and self-interest. It is for this reason that the CAREBACO Junior Championships implemented both an individual tournament and a team component, which concluded on last Sunday and Wednesday, respectively. Trinidad and Tobago’s junior squad were led by Under-13…

  • Breaking News

    Woman in court for false rape report

    News day / Wendy Izahark, 45, an employee at the San Fernando Magistrates Court, appeared in the Princes Town Magistrates Court to answer the charge arising out of an alleged incident on Tuesday night in Barrackpore. She was arrested and taken to the Princes Town Police Station where she was charged. Yesterday, Magistrate Nalini Singh…

  • Breaking News

    $56.3 million upgrade for Remand Yard

    News day / National Security Minister Edmund Dillon made the announcement at the post-Cabinet news conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s. Dillon said the proposed scope of works included upgrades to the plumbing, sewer treatment and electrical system at Remand Yard. Recalling that Remand Yard was first constructed in the 1940’s as a…

  • Breaking News

    Tropical Storm Harvey forms

    News day / The National Hurricane Centre in an advisory posted on its website at 5 pm yesterday said an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft found a well-defined circulation in the low pressure area east of the Lesser Antilles, with the center near a cluster of sheared, but strong, convection. The Centre explained that…

  • Breaking News

    Freak storm damages homes in South Tdad

    News day / Up to last evening, the residents were still without an electricity supply and employees of T&TEC were busy trying to restore it. Residents said that shortly after midday, they observed a “tornado” which ripped off the rooftops of several houses. Debris were swirling all around for only a few minutes. When it…

  • Breaking News

    Sicko terrorising young girls in central

    News day / This time, according to their 69-yearold legal guardian, the harassment is coming from a neighbour who, he claims, positions himself in front of their home exposing his private parts and scaring the girls to the point they are now afraid even to venture outdoors on their own. The latest incident, according to…

  • Breaking News

    BOY 12 CHARGED FOR KILLING

    News day / The 12-year-old was charged with manslaughter, granted bail in the sum of $75,000 and placed in the care of his parents. His brother was charged with murder and remanded into custody. They appeared before magistrate Siumongal Ramsaran in the Couva Magistrates Court and are scheduled to reappear on September 14. The charges…

  • Breaking News

    Woman in court for false rape report

    News day / Wendy Izahark, 45, an employee at the San Fernando Magistrates Court, appeared in the Princes Town Magistrates Court to answer the charge arising out of an alleged incident on Tuesday night in Barrackpore. She was arrested and taken to the Princes Town Police Station where she was charged. Yesterday, Magistrate Nalini Singh…

  • Breaking News

    Red eye on the rise: Here’s how to reduce your risk

    Trinidad Express / Several Caribbean islands have reported outbreaks of conjunctivitis at health facilities and medical practices.  “The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is currently monitoring the situation and we want to urge persons to take the necessary precautions to prevent and reduce the spread of this illness,” said Dr Virginia Asin-Oostburg, Director, Surveillance, Disease…

  • Breaking News

    Main road collapses in Cedros

    News day / Buses and other heavy vehicles were stuck on either side of the collapsed portion of the road. Councillor for the Cedros area, Shankar Teelucksingh told Newsday that thousands of residents as well as businesses were affected as the Southern Main Road was the only access road leading to and from Cedros and…

North America

  • Protection order breached a 3rd time: Grandpa goes to jail

    Trinidad Express / A 69-YEAR-OLD man who for the third time breached a protection order brought by his 66-year-old wife was yesterday sentenced to four years in jail. Grandfather Saron Ramsampath of Williamsville faced magistrate Nalini Singh who told him he could have gone to prison for five years. At 1.30 p.m on August 14,…

  • Airport woes really depressing

    The trinidad Guardian / Friends and family members returning from vacationing abroad have warned of a growing incompetence at the Piarco airport. The kind of reception you get fluctuates from day to day. If it is not a long wait in the immigration line, it is harassment from customs personnel. People returning from abroad are…

  • ‘Twister’ strikes Aripero

    The trinidad Guardian / With the crashing sound of her roof being ripped off and glass splinters piercing her skin, Alana Mayers rushed to cover her three-month-old daughter Anneisha as what she described as a “twister” swept through the community of Aripero yesterday. When the danger had passed, the baby was fast asleep but residents…

  • Airport woes really depressing

    The trinidad Guardian / Friends and family members returning from vacationing abroad have warned of a growing incompetence at the Piarco airport. The kind of reception you get fluctuates from day to day. If it is not a long wait in the immigration line, it is harassment from customs personnel. People returning from abroad are…

  • Dr Mitchell salutes region’s Athletes

    The trinidad Guardian / ST GEORGE’S-The Chairman of Caricom (Caribbean Community) and Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell has congratulated Caribbean athletes who recently participated in the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and the World Para Athletics Championships in London. In his statement he wrote: “As Chairman of Caricom, I take this opportunity to…

  • Our long history and world record in the mile relay

    The trinidad Guardian / The first Olympics I was old enough to remember was the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, the fourth Olympics in which Trinidad and Tobago participated. It’s emblazoned in my memory that Wendell Mottley won silver in the 400 metres, Edwin Roberts (perhaps the athlete with the biggest heart ever to represent T&T) won…

  • Our long history and world record in the mile relay

    The trinidad Guardian / The first Olympics I was old enough to remember was the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, the fourth Olympics in which Trinidad and Tobago participated. It’s emblazoned in my memory that Wendell Mottley won silver in the 400 metres, Edwin Roberts (perhaps the athlete with the biggest heart ever to represent T&T) won…

  • Dr Mitchell salutes region’s Athletes

    The trinidad Guardian / ST GEORGE’S-The Chairman of Caricom (Caribbean Community) and Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell has congratulated Caribbean athletes who recently participated in the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and the World Para Athletics Championships in London. In his statement he wrote: “As Chairman of Caricom, I take this opportunity to…

  • TTMA offers budget recommendations

    The trinidad Guardian / The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) has signalled through its budget recommendations for 2017/18, the need for the expansion and growth of the manufacturing sector. In a release yesterday, the TTMA stated that this could only be achieved through the creation of “the enabling environment required to allow for expansion…

  • BpTT reaffirms support for T&T education system

    The trinidad Guardian / Energy company BP Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT) has underscored its commitment to help strengthen the education system in T&T. This assurance was given by Rachael Caines, Corporate Responsibility Advisor, bpTT, when she addressed graduates of the 2017 Annual bpTT Young Adult Mathematics Experience at the Mayaro Resource Centre on last week….

  • PM sends crimeplans to Kamla

    The trinidad Guardian / Acting Attorney General Stuart Young yesterday questioned why Opposition Senator Gerald Ramdeen was delaying the possible passage of two packages of legislation that would help in the fight against crime and criminal elements. Young raised the issue at yesterday’s post-Cabinet media briefing at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s, saying that since…

  • Use taxes for what they are intended

    The trinidad Guardian / In this land of seven-day wonders, we seem to have forgotten the public uproar over Property Tax of a few weeks back. Property Tax, we are told, would greatly assist Municipalities and Regional Corporations in funding their projects and help to maintain a clean environment and a well run Corporation. No…

  • TTMA offers budget recommendations

    The trinidad Guardian / The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) has signalled through its budget recommendations for 2017/18, the need for the expansion and growth of the manufacturing sector. In a release yesterday, the TTMA stated that this could only be achieved through the creation of “the enabling environment required to allow for expansion…

  • Work on football home begins

    The trinidad Guardian / The T&T Football Association, on Wednesday began construction of the first phase of its National Training and Technical Development Centre at the Home of Football at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Balmain Couva. The football association partnered with the Junior Sammy Contractors Limited to commence work as early as 6:30am. The…

  • Use taxes for what they are intended

    The trinidad Guardian / In this land of seven-day wonders, we seem to have forgotten the public uproar over Property Tax of a few weeks back. Property Tax, we are told, would greatly assist Municipalities and Regional Corporations in funding their projects and help to maintain a clean environment and a well run Corporation. No…

  • Windies toil

    The trinidad Guardian / ENGLAND – A day that started brightly ended in typical uncertainty for West Indies, after Alastair Cook and Joe Root plundered hundreds to give England an early hold on the historic first Test on Thursday. After wickets for Kemar Roach and Miguel Cummins in the first hour put a smile on…

  • Pensioner homeless after arson attack

    The trinidad Guardian / A 72-year-old pensioner from San Juan was left homeless following a suspected arson attack at his home on Wednesday night. Errol Lawrence, of Lawrence Trace, Bagatelle Road, San Juan, was at home watching television around 10.10 pm when he heard a strange noise coming from the upstairs, which is sometimes used…

  • TTPBA gets SSA helicopters, but no divers

    The trinidad Guardian / Even as the Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon seemed to have saved the 2017 edition of the T&T Great Race, and 49th overall by committing the support of Strategic Services Agency (SSA) – an arm of the Ministry of National Security – at yesterday’s post-Cabinet briefing, doubts remain about the…

  • Boy, 12, brother in court for killing teen

    The trinidad Guardian / A 12-year-old primary school pupil appeared in court yesterday charged with the unlawful killing of 15-year-old Emmanuel Okeiro. He was granted $75,000 bail and released in his mother’s care. The Standard Five pupil of Freeport Presbyterian School appeared in the Couva Magistrates Court along with 18-year-old Nathanael Titis who was charged…

  • Woman charged in ‘fake rape’ case

    The trinidad Guardian / A judiciary employee who allegedly made a false report to the police of being raped by a taxi driver has been granted $10,000 bail on a charge of wasting the police time. Wendy Isahark, 45, a telephone operator at the San Fernando Magistrates Court pleaded not guilty when she appeared before…

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  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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