Sunday, February 14, 2016

News

Victory cry over mayor's plan to quit *

Feb. 13, 2016, 8:43 PM AST Comments

Port of Spain mayor Raymond Tim Kee's intention to resign is being hailed as a victory for women and a victory for democracy. Tim Kee yesterday signalled his intention to resign in the wake of international outrage over his comments on the murder of Japanese pannist Asami Nagakiya.


Artist paints Asami full of life, colour

Feb. 13, 2016, 8:28 PM AST Comments

Focus on the beauty, not the negativity. This is the message 25-year-old artist Timothy Boo­- tan wants to send through his latest pain­ting dedicated to Japanese pannist Asami Nagakiya.


UN rep: Victim-blaming sends dangerous message

Feb. 13, 2016, 8:27 PM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass- Victim blaming is a problem that occurs throughout the Caribbean region and it is a sign of hope that the people of Trinidad have risen and expressed outrage says Christine Arab, Representative of the United Nations-Women Mult-Country Office for the Caribbean.


Mastrofski transformation mystery *

Feb. 13, 2016, 8:21 PM AST Comments

By Andy Johnson—THIS is the first in a daily six-part series of articles from the files of a multi-million dollar project aimed at a transformation of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.





Chrislyn: I feel at risk, afraid of Tim Kee *

Feb. 13, 2016, 7:22 PM AST Comments

Former justice minister in the Kamla Persad-Bissessar-led People's Partnership administration, Chrislyn Moore has called for a gender mainstreaming policy across all Government ministries.


Festive send off for 'Pal' *

Feb. 13, 2016, 7:20 PM AST Comments

By Camille Hunte—IT was a celebration of life yesterday at the funeral service of veteran musician “Pal” Joey Lewis.



New openings for workers displaced by power plant closure

Feb. 13, 2016, 7:0 PM AST Comments

FOLLOWING the shutdown of its Port of Spain plant on January 15, PowerGen and the Oilfields Workers' Trade Union (OWTU) said yesterday they have agreed displaced employees will be accommodated at other plants or will leave voluntarily through early retirement and separation.


Defence Force responds to Ralph Maraj

Feb. 13, 2016, 6:6 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) recently observed with dismay, an erroneous and very anachronistic view of our Defence Force, postulated in a recent article by Mr Ralph Maraj in the Sunday Express, January 31, 2016 newspapers, Page 13. The article in its entirety raised some interesting