Sunday, June 26, 2016


CLICO policyholders protest: ‘tired of waiting’*

Jun. 24, 2016, 8:33 PM AST Comments

WHILE health workers and members of the Public Services Association (PSA) staged a noisy protest outside the Parliament yesterday calling for payment of arrears owed to them, another group braved the rainy weather hoping to have their voices heard as well.

‘Too early to tell’ after Brexit*

Jun. 24, 2016, 8:31 PM AST Comments

ENERGY Chamber chief executive officer Dr Thackwray Driver has questioned the stability of the economic partnership agreement between Trinidad and Tobago and the European Union (EU) following Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.

EU urges Britain to go quickly as bloc reels from exit vote

Jun. 24, 2016, 1:44 PM AST Comments

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations urged Britain on Friday to quickly exit the bloc and end uncertainty about the future, as Prime Minister David Cameron said he would leave the departure negotiations to his successor, possibly until sometime in October.

Dillon didn't invite me, says Ramona

Jun. 24, 2016, 11:22 AM AST Comments

MEMBER of Parliament for Couva North Ramona Ramdial is claiming that Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon was not speaking the truth when he said he contacted her to decline an invitation to meet to discuss issues on crime.

Britain votes to leave EU: Cameron to resign; markets rocked

Jun. 24, 2016, 4:52 AM AST Comments

LONDON (AP) — Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the government Friday, sending global markets plunging and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago to prevent World War III.

UK leader David Cameron to resign after Brexit humiliation

Jun. 24, 2016, 4:40 AM AST Comments

LONDON (AP) — It's often said that David Cameron is a lucky politician who has seemed to coast through politics on instinct and charm during a career that has culminated in six years as British prime minister. On Thursday, his luck ran out.

Govt must give details about $2b bond *

Jun. 23, 2016, 8:17 PM AST Comments

GOVERNMENT must disclose details about a Cabinet-picked bond bidder through which citizens will be indebted $2 billion plus interest, global anti-corruption coalition Transparency International has said.