Thursday, April 27, 2017

News

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.


Beaten man: It’s all in God’s hands

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:47 PM AST Comments

By Gyasi Gonzales—“I will just leave everything in God’s hands,” said the 62-year-old man who was mercilessly beaten at a Unipet gas station in El Socorro on Wednesday night.




WASA: 76% less rainfall *

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:38 PM AST Comments

Gyasi Gonzales—THE WATER and Sewerage Authority (WASA) says that for April, there has been an average of 76 per cent less rainfall in the areas where its reservoirs are located.


Disgrace: Tobago barge ‘can’t cut it’

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:34 PM AST Comments

By Elizabeth Williams-Nothing short of a fiasco, a disgrace and a backward step for the people of Tobago. That’s the opinion of the system of transportation of cargo between Trinidad and Tobago as expressed by several users yesterday.


Jwala: Wrong time for property tax *

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:31 PM AST Comments

Sandhya Santoo—THE looming property tax is being implemented at the wrong time when the country is deep in recession and will not meet the expected gains for which the government is hoping, says former Central Bank governor Jwala Rambarran.



Fitch Ratings to assess T&T

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:29 PM AST Comments

Anna Ramdass—FITCH Ratings Inc, one of the “big three credit rating agencies”, will be asked to rate Trinidad and Tobago, says Finance Minister Colm Imbert.


Will the State have to pay "Soldier Barry" ?

Apr. 27, 2017, 5:49 PM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass - A HIGH Court judge is expected to rule soon on whether another one of the men detained during the 2011 State of Emergency in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate former prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and some of her Cabinet colleagues will be receiving monetary c