Thursday, February 23, 2017

Refund Policy

"Go investigate that!"

Feb. 23, 2017, 11:57 AM AST Comments

By Leah Sorias - Secretary General of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha Sat Maharaj says Education Minister Anthony Garcia should investigate why Government schools are “failing” in academics instead of trying to find out why Hindu schools did not take part in a Chutney competition held on

Stick fighting "King of the Rock" crowned

Feb. 23, 2017, 11:21 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - With blood oozing from a blow to the head in an earlier fight, Selwyn John of the Rio Claro Gayelle battled for under a minute to win, and was crowned King of the Rock at the finals of the National Stick fighting Competition on Wednesday night.

T&T records 463 Zika pregnancies

Feb. 23, 2017, 10:27 AM AST Comments

The Ministry of Health is reporting that the total number of confirmed cases of Zika since the onset of the epidemic on February 11th, last year has reached been 718 cases. Of these, 463 confirmed cases have been noted in pregnancy.

Charged with assault, Inspt Roger Alexander in court

Feb. 23, 2017, 9:20 AM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass - FORMER TV6 crime show co-host and now suspended police officer Inspector Roger Alexander appeared in the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court today charged with assaulting a man in Santa Cruz last year.

Court reserves ruling in Collin Partap's Breathalyser appeal

Feb. 23, 2017, 8:16 AM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass - THE Court of Appeal has reserved its ruling in an appeal filed by former minister in the ministry of national security Collin Partap, who is challenging a conviction imposed on him in 2013 for failing to submit himself to a breathalyser test.

"A forced dismissal of 100 workers"

Feb. 23, 2017, 7:50 AM AST Comments

By Ria Taitt - Couva South MP Rudy Indarsingh is not buying Labour Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus's claim that she is restructuring OJT (On-The-Job Training) programme .

Lawsuit: Mayaro cops refused to take bullied boy report

Feb. 23, 2017, 7:32 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - THE ATTORNEY for Tristan Khan, the boy who said his arm was broken by a bully at school, wants Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams to investigate the alleged refusal of police officers to file a report on the incident.

Some teen runaways may be abuse victims

Feb. 23, 2017, 7:29 AM AST Comments

By Sandhya Santoo - Children seeking independence is one of the reasons they may choose to run away from homes. They may also be trying to escape an abusive home, says Secretary of Psychiatrist Association of Trinidad and Tobago Dr Varma Deyalsingh.

Celebrating the colours of Nature*

Feb. 22, 2017, 11:26 PM AST Comments

As we portray aspects of our cultural landscape during Carnival, locals as well as visitors to our country will witness a variety of depictions, most of which will be enhanced by the use of ideas originating from the beauty of our natural surroundings.

Region warned to prepare for more severe storms

Feb. 22, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

At an OECS climate change forum, environmentalists warned that frequency and intensity of extreme weather conditions were likely to increase. Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member nations have been urged to prepare for more extreme weather conditions and natural disasters as a resul

Use your sunscreen

Feb. 22, 2017, 11:20 PM AST Comments

Don’t let yuh skin bun down on the road Carnival Monday and Tuesday. This is the biggest problem I see after Carnival with clients. They come to the spa with literally third-degree burns. I know yuh want to wine like yuh single but in everything you do this Carnival use protection!

T&T reach beach soccer quarters*

Feb. 22, 2017, 11:11 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago claimed their second win of the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship with a 5-1 romp against US Virgin Islands yesterday, thereby ensuring their place in the quarter-finals. T&T now have maximum points from their Group C campaign and are ensured a top-two place in the pool after a