Friday, April 28, 2017

News


A fire station without a fire engine

Apr. 28, 2017, 2:34 PM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - A fire tender is expected to arrive at the two-year-old Mayaro Fire Station on Friday afternoon, says National Security Minister Edmund Dillon.


12 Trinis deported from Turkey

Apr. 28, 2017, 1:41 PM AST Comments

By Alexander Bruzual - Deputy Police Commissioner Wayne Dick has announced that the twelve Trinidad and Tobago citizens detained in Turkey last year, are returning home on Friday.

Finally! Sea Lots to get walkover

Apr. 28, 2017, 12:17 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - Four years after Ryan Rampersad was critically injured in a crash that killed a woman and her two daughters, Minister of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan has announced that construction of a walkover at Sea Lots, Port of Spain will begin on Tuesday.


"People visiting friends to wash and use toilet"

Apr. 28, 2017, 10:57 AM AST Comments

By Michelle Loubon - Port of Spain mayor Joel Martinez and Belmont East councillor Darryl Rajpaul are appealing to the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) to provide about 300 residents from Boissierre Lane, Layan Hill and St Barbs with water.


"Mommy I love you" - Who killed this child, and dad?

Apr. 28, 2017, 10:19 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - “Mommy I love you. I will come with daddy to pick you up”. Those were the last words Kernisha Solomon heard from her five-year-old daughter Thursday evening, when she was dropped off at work.


Baby drowns in bucket of urine

Apr. 28, 2017, 9:41 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - Don't blame the child's parents, blame poverty! That was the cry of relatives of five-month-old Kydari Pacheco who drowned on Thursday in a bucket filled with urine.


Father and daughter, dead in house

Apr. 28, 2017, 6:50 AM AST Comments

The village of Mamoral No 1 in central Trinidad has awoken to news of the death of a man and child. Police are at the scene - a house at Lekam Road.


Property Tax reasonable, says Rowley

Apr. 28, 2017, 5:56 AM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass - Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says has a “good feeling” that when the public is properly educated on the property tax they would see that it is reasonable and not oppressive.



JUDGE RESIGNS *

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:51 PM AST Comments

By Kim Boodram-AFTER only two weeks as a High Court Judge, former chief magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar has resigned amidst concerns over her backlog of unfinished cases in the lower court, which Chief Justice Ivor Archie said yesterday had not been declared.