Wednesday, May 25, 2016


Teens held in soldierís killing

May 25, 2016, 10:50 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - TWO teenagers were detained on Tuesday night for questioning in the murder of Defence Force Corporal Jerry Leacock.

Basdeo Panday is 83-years-old today

May 25, 2016, 10:3 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - Former Prime Minister Basdeo Panday celebrated his 83rd birthday on Thursday reading the verses of 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint, Kabir.

Labourer charged with momís murder

May 25, 2016, 9:1 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - POLICE have charged labourer Adrian Noel with the murder of Patricia Thomas-Fletcher, the 26 year old mother who was chopped to death at her home in Longdenville on May 15.


May 24, 2016, 10:46 PM AST Comments

THREE bandits escaped with a box of costume jewelry and a car after they robbed a Wallerfield family and shot dead a soldier who was relatives said was a devoted father and husband who swore he would always protect them. Last night, one of the suspects was arrested and was assisting police in their

Cop shot dead*

May 24, 2016, 10:44 PM AST Comments

A COURT and Process Branch police constable with just seven months' service was shot dead early yesterday while he was walking towards his Five Rivers, Arouca, home. PC Jason Cyril John, 29, was posted at the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court to watch over prisoners as they were being brought to cour

Ramdeen in contempt of Senate*

May 24, 2016, 10:37 PM AST Comments

Former temporary Opposition senator Gerald Ramdeen was yesterday referred to the Privileges Committee for statements made about former temporary Independent senator Justin Junkere. Following a motion of privilege brought by the Government, Senate president Christine Kangaloo ruled that a prima facie

PNM women, Fixin’ T&T protest

May 24, 2016, 10:34 PM AST Comments

President Anthony Carmona is being severely criticised for the appointment of Kriyann Singh as an Independent senator. The People’s National Movement (PNM) Women’s League yesterday registered “its strong objection” to the decision of the President to appoint, “even temp

Malls across T&T beef up security*

May 24, 2016, 10:30 PM AST Comments

ALREADY jittery over social-media-spread rumours that ISIS terrorists were planning shopping-mall bombings this weekend, citizens awoke to the news yesterday that a police officer and soldier had been shot dead in attacks at their homes. National Security Minister Edmond Dillon said an attempt was b

Hadeed calls on Imbert to release legal opinions*

May 24, 2016, 10:24 PM AST Comments

Gerald Hadeed has called on Finance Minister Colm Imbert to release the legal opinions which advised that former Central Bank governor Jwala Rambarran was wrong to have named the lar≠gest users of the country’s foreign exchange system.

Business welcomes deal, but cautious

May 24, 2016, 10:17 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela will benefit from talks between its leaders, but this country needs to be cautious when finalising agreements with the South American country. This is according to some business heads, who said there was nothing wrong with assisting a country in need. And there coul

Election petition appeal dismissed*

May 24, 2016, 10:11 PM AST Comments

THE Appeal Court has upheld the decision of a High Court judge who dismissed one of the election petitions presented by the United National Congress (UNC) in challenge of the results in six marginal constituencies in last September’s general election.

Judge: Detaining juveniles at YTC illegal

May 24, 2016, 10:9 PM AST Comments

SEVERAL declarations were granted, at the Hall of Justice in Port of Spain yesterday, by a High Court judge who stated the detention of two juveniles at the Youth Training Centre (YTC) and the Women’s Prison in Arouca was unlawful and illegal.