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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