Tuesday, May 24, 2016

News

HOPE INSIDE, HEAT OUTSIDE*

May 23, 2016, 10:19 PM AST Comments

SO pleased was Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with the “historic” agreements reached in talks between Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela yesterday that he joked “musica” was needed.


T&T to buy V’zuelan gas*

May 23, 2016, 10:14 PM AST Comments

GOVERNMENT has agreed to purchase natural gas from Venezuela’s Dragon field to meet a shortfall in the supply to the local market, Energy Minister Nicole Olivierre disclosed yesterday, following bi-lateral talks between the heads of the two states and their respective delegations, at the Diplo


5 Trinis to come home, says AG*

May 23, 2016, 10:12 PM AST Comments

The repatriation of five Trinidad and Tobago nationals detained in jail in Venezuela and the return of 18 Venezuelan nationals detained at the Immigration Detention Centre in Aripo will be done with “alacrity”, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi assured yesterday.



President shielded from noisy protesters*

May 23, 2016, 10:6 PM AST Comments

DOZENS of armed police were on hand to control a crowd of Venezuelan nationals who gathered yesterday along the sidewalk near the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s, awaiting the arrival of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.



Chaos at Creek as ex-highway workers protest*

May 23, 2016, 10:4 PM AST Comments

POLICE failed to prevent yesterday morning’s commuter chaos at Mosquito Creek, La Romaine, and Golconda Village, San Fernando, caused by a small group of former OAS Construtora workers protesting for outstanding wages.



Doctors on DUI charges*

May 23, 2016, 9:59 PM AST Comments

A MAGISTRATE yesterday suggested that those charged with drinking and driving, but have a low level of alcohol in their system, should be spared a criminal record.


Mom wants justice for son*

May 23, 2016, 9:57 PM AST Comments

WENDY HUGGINS, mother of Joel Apparicio who was shot dead by police two years ago, staged a protest outside the Hall of Justice, Port of Spain yesterday, demanding justice for her son.



Fourth homicide in 24 hours*

May 23, 2016, 9:53 PM AST Comments

A 25-year-old man was killed in broad daylight in Port of Spain yesterday. This was the fourth homicide to be recorded in a 24-hour period.