Wednesday, November 25, 2015


TTUTA: Boy never ate dustbin lunch

Nov. 25, 2015, 9:14 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - A PARENT has alleged that his son was forced by a primary school principal to eat food contained in a box that had been thrown into a garbage bin. The claim has been dismissed by the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Association.

Where are all the missing people?

Nov. 25, 2015, 9:8 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - WHY have so many people disappeared in this country? This was the question asked yesterday by Linda Mohammed, the mother missing San Fernando businessman Kirby Mohammed, as she spoke of her sonís disappearance.


Nov. 24, 2015, 9:1 PM AST Comments

KEITH Sitahal, 63, was on his way to the hospital and within sight of the building when he collapsed on Harris Promenade, San Fernando, yesterday. His distraught wife, Radica, sat at his side while good Samaritans attempted to help, including a passing doctor.

SIS axed from unfinished $b Beetham project*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:58 PM AST Comments

The National Gas Company (NGC) has fired Couva-based contractor Super Industrial Services (SIS) from the billion-dollar Beetham Water Recycling Project. NGC said in a release yesterday that SIS did not meet the completion date of October 21 and to date, “has failed to complete the project and

State seeking to seize assets*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:55 PM AST Comments

The State has filed an application in the High Court seeking permission to seize the assets of an individual suspected of being involved in terrorist activity. The application, which was made under Section 22B of the Anti-Terrorism Act, was filed yesterday and is expected come up for hearing by tomo

‘Peace proposal’ to learn about Islam*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:51 PM AST Comments

UMAR ABDULLAH, head of the Islamic Front of Trinidad and Tobago, said he will be making a proposal of peace to National Security Minister Edmund Dillon at their meeting next week. The meeting is scheduled to take place next Tuesday at 11.30 a.m.

‘Cooperate to beat terrorism’

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:49 PM AST Comments

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon has said events like the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris, France, which left 130 people dead, should be a reminder that no one country could escape the phenomenon of terrorism.

‘Drowned man was prone to fighting, drinking’*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:48 PM AST Comments

Drowned fisherman Brian Smith had a drinking problem and last Friday he got into a fight with another Carenage resident, which was parted by some Defence Force soldiers who were repairing a Carenage house that was recently damaged by an Air Guard helicopter. This is what three Carenage residents tol

Investigator not sure crash victim was wearing seatbelt*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:46 PM AST Comments

Farmer Namdeo Harriram, who was driving the car which crashed into a truck killing him and his 25-year-old son Lalchan, may not have been wearing a seatbelt. This is according to senior police officers involved in the investigations. Harriram, 41, suffered extensive internal injuries when his car sl

Work to resume on Lara Stadium in January*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:28 PM AST Comments

WORK will begin again on the controversial Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba in January. This is according to Minister of Sport Darryl Smith and other State officials who toured the facility yesterday. And it is going to cost at least $90 million to complete the stadium which is still structurally sound

‘Sad’ cricket star to make decision on use of his name*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:26 PM AST Comments

AFTER 11 years, cricket icon Brian Lara said he could not handle any more problems with the sporting facility that bears his name — the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba. Lara yesterday toured the stadium along with Sport Minister Darryl Smith and other officials.

High-end fixtures at HDC apartments*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:22 PM AST Comments

Granite counters and foreign hardwood floors were some of the high-priced features which were placed in the Victoria Keyes apartments in Diego Martin by the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) under the previous administration, placing them out of the range of the average HDC applicant.

‘Take back the money, items purchased’*

Nov. 24, 2015, 8:18 PM AST Comments

Independent Senator David Small suggested that Trinidad and Tobago could not continue with “the endless talk about corruption”, but with no action being taken to conduct real investigations and pursue prosecution.