Sunday, May 24, 2015


5 seats too close to call

May 23, 2015, 10:36 PM AST Comments

The general election race is too close to call, the latest Nigel Henry opinion poll shows. The "Government Anniversary Poll" was conducted by Henry's Solution by Simulation firm, from May 11-21, and analysed the opinions of more than 1,000 voters.

Kamla denies interfering

May 23, 2015, 10:23 PM AST Comments

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday categorically denied influencing the Integrity Commission in its decision to terminate its Emailgate probe.

'Patient' bomb threat at Port of Spain General

May 23, 2015, 10:22 PM AST Comments

AN anonymous bomb threat by telephone caused chaos yesterday at the Port of Spain General Hospital, with staff having to move speedily to evacuate pregnant mothers and babies who were warded in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Special Branch report: DPP Office was monitored

May 23, 2015, 10:15 PM AST Comments

A Special Branch report has contradicted claims that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was not being monitored. The report confirmed that infrared (IR) signals were found in the conference room of the DPP's Office at the Winsure Building, Richmond Street, Port of Spain on Janua

Jeremie: President must dissolve IC

May 23, 2015, 10:14 PM AST Comments

Former Attorney General John Jeremie, SC, says President Anthony Carmona must move swiftly to dismiss the remaining members of the Integrity Commission.

Kamla looks back at five years as PM

May 23, 2015, 10:02 PM AST Comments

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar today marks her fifth anniversary in office. The tenure of her Government expires next month - June 17 - when Parliament is dissolved.

2 killed outside bar

May 23, 2015, 10:00 PM AST Comments

TWO men were shot and killed outside a bar early yesterday. Businessman Rishi Chatoor, 34, of Cipero Road, Bronte and retiree Ishmael Mohammed, 55, of St John's Village both died at the scene.

Deyalsingh 'flabbergasted'

May 23, 2015, 9:59 PM AST Comments

OPPOSITION Member of Parliament (MP) Terrence Deyalsingh has said he is "flabbergasted" that PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will be conducting a forensic audit into oil company Petrotrin's Southwest Soldado project.

Ramadhar: I respect Ventour's statement

May 23, 2015, 8:24 PM AST Comments

Congress of the People (COP) political leader Prakash Ramadhar says he respects retired Justice Sebestian Ventour and "for his (Ventour's) reasons" appreciates what the former Judge said about the Integrity Commission's investigation into emailgate after having resigned as its deputy chairman.


May 22, 2015, 9:50 PM AST Comments

I've done nothing wrong. Integrity Commission chairman Justice Zainool Hosein said so yesterday, adding that he has abided by the laws of his chairmanship.

Imbert demands: Reinstate Rowley

May 22, 2015, 9:48 PM AST Comments

OPPOSITION Member of Parliament (MP) Colm Imbert yesterday demanded the reinstatement of Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley to the Lower House.

Joel Apparicio's mom: Ventour my new mentor

May 22, 2015, 9:47 PM AST Comments

After one year, the mother of a 33 year old man killed by police is still awaiting justice."We have gotten no answers from the police ....but I do not believe that street justice is the answer.

Rambachan comfortable with IC decision

May 22, 2015, 9:45 PM AST Comments

The Integrity Commission has rendered an opinion that the Prime Minister and others have been exonerated in the emailgate probe and that opinion stands, according to Minister Suruj Rambachan.