Saturday, July 30, 2016

News

SUGAR STAND OFF*

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:43 PM AST Comments

Fifty-seven million dollars and that’s it! Government cannot give any more money to canefarmers, Minister of Planning Camille Robinson-Regis said yesterday.

Govt’s offer ‘ridiculous’

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:41 PM AST Comments

A stand-off has formed between 2,342 former sugarcane farmers and Government over remaining payments from the European Union (EU) given to Trinidad and Tobago to address fallout from the closure of the industry.



Water ‘discrimination’ in PoS*

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:38 PM AST Comments

The Mayor of Port of Spain and the Port of Spain City Corporation have accused the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) of discrimination in its water supply to Port of Spain and environs.

Gayelle stays on air

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:34 PM AST Comments

GAYELLE TV announced yesterday that it is still open for broadcast after being pulled out of a $1 million hole by Flow Trinidad, one of the cable providers that stream the local content channel.


We are hurting

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:32 PM AST Comments

Investigate the cause of the massive fish kill properly. That’s the call from fishermen who catch their fish in the Gulf of Paria who pointed out that environmental activists have disputed reports from the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) that last week’s fish kill was not caused


OCM to buy 51% of Green Dot*

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:29 PM AST Comments

One Caribbean Media (OCM) has entered into an agreement to purchase a 51 per cent stake in Green Dot Ltd, provider of digital cable television and broadband Internet services.


T&T businessman to host ganja expo in Jamaica

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:28 PM AST Comments

The Jamaica-based son of Ken Gordon, a former chairman of Caribbean Communications Network (CCN), parent company of the Express and TV6, and a former Miss Jamaica (1961) and Express etiquette columnist Marguerite Gordon, said in his e-mail from his Ocean Style magazine account:

9 arrested for drugs, 3 for wild meat

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:25 PM AST Comments

A POLICE and Licensing operation yesterday in the Orange Grove area and West Trinidad led to gridlock traffic in both places, fuming motorists and 106 tickets being issued.


Art ‘one of a kind’*

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:21 PM AST Comments

“Everything here is one of a kind, you’re not going to get that anywhere else in the world,” said Selmon Johnson.


Prakash: No rift with Kamla

Jul. 29, 2016, 9:19 PM AST Comments

Former Congress of the People (COP) political leader Prakash Ramadhar yesterday denied there was a rift between himself and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar.