Oct. 22, 2016, 12:23 AM AST Comments
Politicians who rushed to take pictures with good Samaritan Lillyann Williams—the JTA Supermarket employee who showered kindness on a disabled man—should hang their heads in shame, says Independent Senator Ian Roach. Last week, photos of Williams helping a disabled man went viral on Face
Oct. 22, 2016, 12:22 AM AST Comments
The T&T Express may be up and running again in about three weeks, the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT) has confirmed. According to PATT acting general manager and chief executive officer, Charmaine Lewis, spare parts have been sourced from abroad to repair a mechanical problem with the v
Oct. 22, 2016, 12:14 AM AST Comments
OPPOSITION Senator Wade Mark wants to know whether or not Petrotrin president Fitzroy Harewood ever applied for the job. Speaking at a news conference yesterday in Port of Spain, Mark reiterated his concerns about the selection process.
Oct. 22, 2016, 12:12 AM AST Comments
THE new president of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers’ Association (TTUTA) is Lindsay Doodhai, who won Thursday’s election with a total of 4,648 votes, while the first vice-president is Marlon Seales, who got 3,616 votes. The winner was announced yesterday morning by outgoing p
Oct. 22, 2016, 12:10 AM AST Comments
THE sou-sou system brought to Trinidad and Tobago from West Africa should be revived, as it could help lift up the poorest of citizens in times of economic uncertainty, Independent Senator and economist Dr Dhanayshar Mahabir said on Thursday.
Oct. 21, 2016, 11:58 PM AST Comments
PETROTRIN workers who walked off the job on Thursday to protest security issues at the company’s facilities returned to duties yesterday. Workers were protesting a security breach which allowed Point Fortin resident Curtis Pierre to climb a fence and jump into a tank of oil at a Petrotrin faci
Oct. 21, 2016, 11:56 PM AST Comments
A 53-year-old man is dead following a motor vehicle accident on Thursday evening in Barataria. The Express was told that the accident occurred about 7 p.m. in the vicinity of the roundabout near Maritime Financial Group. While information was still coming in up to press time, sources said that a tr
Oct. 21, 2016, 11:55 PM AST Comments
Officers at Central Police Station (CPS) were called late yesterday to the Port of Port of Spain to receive the body of a fisherman. While up to press time information was still coming in, sources said yesterday afternoon, CPS officers received a call that a vessel, which had left from Colombia, ha
Oct. 21, 2016, 11:50 PM AST Comments
With a video of the killing of Adelle Gilbert in San Fernando on Thursday going viral on several social media sites, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association president Inspector Michael Seales is calling on the Government to procure body-worn cameras for law enforcement agen
Oct. 21, 2016, 11:48 PM AST Comments
San Fernando: THE wife of Adil Gilbert, who was killed by police in San Fernando on Thursday, appeared in court yesterday, charged with assaulting a police officer while her dying husband was being carried away by cops from the scene of the shooting.
Oct. 21, 2016, 11:47 PM AST Comments
ONCE a bullet has been fired and the spent shell is on the ground, then the location becomes a crime scene and the spent shell should only be handled by crime scene investigators. This was disclosed by assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Wayne Dick yesterday while talking to reporters at the Poli