Friday, February 17, 2017


Human bones found near Ria abduction scene

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:45 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - SKELETAL remains believed to be human were discovered in bushes at Debe on Thursday, three kilometres from the spot where hairdresser Ria Sookdeo was abducted five months ago.

Killed for his gold

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:29 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - SAMUEL Rampersad may have been killed for what he knew, and Kern Joseph for what he had. This is the belief of police officers investigating the killings of the two men, who were gunned down in separate incidents in San Fernando on Wednesday.

Fears over Central landfill

Feb. 16, 2017, 8:54 PM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon-For families living downwind of the Forres Park Landfill in Claxton Bay, some dry seasons have been unbearable.


Feb. 16, 2017, 8:54 PM AST Comments

By Ria Taitt-Don't worry. Trinidad and Tobago's drinking water is free of lead and safe to drink.

Bills in the works: more can access bail

Feb. 16, 2017, 8:48 PM AST Comments

By Ria Taitt­­—More people would be able to access bail and trials would be faster, as the Government moves to ease up the bottlenecks in the criminal justice system.

Two charged with stealing cars

Feb. 16, 2017, 8:21 PM AST Comments

By Nikita Braxton-Benjamin—Two men charged with stealing several vehicles, including maxis, from public car parks were yesterday denied bail.

Deyalsingh: $16.7m approved to fight AIDS *

Feb. 16, 2017, 8:17 PM AST Comments

CABINET has approved a total of $16.7 million to fight and manage HIV/AIDS, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said yesterday in addressing reports that five primary school pupils have tested positive for the illness.