Sunday, September 21, 2014



As the race to general elections 2015 heats up, the results of a new poll show that if elections were called today it would be almost a dead heat between the ruling People’s Partnership Government and the Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM). Read more »

  • Five-year-old dies in house fire

    What was once a home of love and joy where five-year-old Kimberly Williams would start each day singing for her family, turned into a place of horror and tragedy yesterday when the young girl perished in a fire which gutted the family’s home in Arouca. Read More »

  • Wayne takes a break

    ACTIVIST Dr Wayne Kublalsingh took a break this weekend from camping outside the Office of the Prime Minister in St Clair, but not from his protest action. Read More »

  • Teen held in death of male relative

    A 19-year-old man is in police custody after allegedly killing a male relative during a fracas in D’Abadie early yesterday morning. Read More »

  • Govt spent $ billions in write-offs

    It started with a stipend of $1,500 a month to get criminals into sport. Read More »

  • Multiple failures

    In the 23 years leading up to the rupture of Tank MP6, State oil giant Petrotrin ignored its own integrity management plan, failed to monitor and maintain aged and severely corroded infrastructure including its MP6 lube oil-designed storage tank which it placed into service without the required Management of Change (MOC) process, associated safety hazards fixed or new inspection schedule—and then—overlooked its own evidence that the tank was in distress. Read More »

  • Day five of hunger strike

    Currently, Wayne Kublalsingh is on day five of his hunger strike. He is protesting the Government’s failure to keep its promise to take into consideration the recommendations of the Dr James Armstrong report which recommended that Government halt the contentious part of the highway project to conduct social, economic and ecological reviews. Read More »

  • ‘Million-dollar lawyer’ authored CSS letter

    An attorney who is the recipient of million dollar briefs from the Ministry of the Attorney General, has been identified as the author of the letter which was attributed to Chief State Solicitor (CSS) Christophe Grant. Read More »

  • Mass exodus at exporTT

    A massive exodus involving senior and junior staff members is occurring at exporTT Ltd, formerly the Business Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago, amid complaints of poor governance at the State enterprise. Read More »

  • PM off to New York to meet world leaders

    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will leave Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow for New York, USA, to attend the 69th United Nations General Assembly meeting and other events. Read More »

  • New probe, small bang for big taxpayers’ buck

    It may be that the $28-million debacle which befell construction of buildings H and I at Las Alturas state housing complex cries out for justice. Such cries are, however, heard to be no more strident than those prompted by other procurement and contracting miscarriages occurring since the Uff Commission of Enquiry. Read More »

  • TSTT appoints new CEO

    State-controlled telecoms provider Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has appointed Ronald Walcott its new chief executive officer. Read More »

  • PNM women: Govt failing to account

    Government’s “indecent attack” on Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley launched in the Parliament following his Budget response is unacceptable and must stop, the PNM Diego Martin West Women’s League has said. Read More »

  • Calls on Kublalsingh to stop hunger strike

    EXECUTIVE members of the Penal/Debe Chamber of Commerce yesterday called on Dr Wayne Kublalsingh to end his hunger strike in protest against the Debe to Mon Desir segment of the Hochoy Highway extension project. Read More »

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