Saturday, July 26, 2014



LifeSport, the brainchild and baby of Sport Minister Anil Roberts, has been laid to rest. Read more »

  • Anil: A very sad day for poor, young black boys

    SPORT Minister Anil Roberts des­cribed yesterday as a “very sad day” Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar had stopped his brain­child, the LifeSport Programme. Read More »

  • ‘Millions lost’

    Co-ordinators with criminal backgrounds, massive fraud, millions misspent, ghost centres, ghost participants and improper procurement were some of the findings of the Central Audit Committee’s report into the Ministry of Sport’s LifeSport programme. Read More »

  • Rowley: Sport Minister should be fired for this scandal

    Sport Minister Anil Roberts should be fired and a forensic investigation must be launched into the LifeSport programme, says Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley. Read More »

  • It’s better than Lotto

    “DON’T play Lotto, play LifeSport”. Read More »

  • Jamaat 18 walk free

    After spending about 63 hours in custody, all 18 persons including two women who were detained on Tuesday night following a police exercise at a Jamaat-al-Muslimeen mosque in Carapo have been released. Read More »

  • ...Ali complains of ‘harassment’

    Carapo LifeSport coordinator Rajaee Ali said yesterday he felt “unfairly targeted” by the police not just because of recent events, but because of their overall approach to him and other members of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen mosque in Carapo. Read More »

  • Concerns relayed late

    If an inspection is done and dangerous circumstances are discovered, a consultation with the chief inspector must be requested within 24 hours. Failing this, the chief inspector can make the decision that no imminent danger is present. Read More »

  • ...Things almost ‘back to normal’ in PoS

    An immigration officer said about 50 drop box applications and about 40 passports were distributed yesterday at the Immigration Office, Frederick Street, Port of Spain and “things were almost back to normal”. Read More »

  • Appeal Court upholds rape sentence

    THE Appeal Court yesterday affirmed the 12-year jail term imposed on a Claxton Bay man by a High Court judge last year after he was found guilty on two counts of rape against his nine-year-old sister in 2005. Read More »

  • ‘No industrial dispute at CCJ’

    The Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission (RJLSC) yesterday denied there was an industrial dispute at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) and said some managers have been hostile to reforms aimed at financial accountability. Read More »

  • CSO: Unemployment rate up to 3.7%

    The unemployment rate in Trinidad and Tobago has increased from 3.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2013 to 3.7 per cent in the third quarter of that year. Read More »

  • Changes coming at St Michael’s Home

    The report on the death of Brandon Hargreaves at St Michael’s Home for Boys, in Diego Martin, has been referred to the Statutory Authorities Service Commission for possible disciplinary action against members of staff at the Home. Read More »

  • ...68 abuse calls to Children’s Authority

    The Children’s Authority received 68 calls on child abuse between January and June 30, 2014, Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development Clifton De Coteau said yesterday. Read More »

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