Apr. 19, 2017, 10:17 AM AST Comments
BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself Wednesday in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, taking his life on the same day his ex-teammates on the New England Patriots were set to visit the White House to mark their Super Bowl victory.
Apr. 19, 2017, 9:58 AM AST Comments
By Kim Boodram - United States-based Internet taxi service, Uber, is operating illegally in Trinidad, Works minister Rohan Sinanan confirmed yesterday.
Apr. 19, 2017, 9:5 AM AST Comments
By Rickie Ramdass - LOCAL attorneys representing soca artiste Rodney “Benjai” Le Blanc who was slashed across the face with a glass bottle during a altercation in Guyana on Sunday, has written to that country's police commissioner calling for an update on the status of the investigation
Apr. 19, 2017, 5:31 AM AST Comments
IT is incomprehensible that after more than 100 years as a unified twin-island State, the central Government sitting in Port of Spain cannot come up with reliable formulae for adequately servicing the basic needs of citizens residing in Tobago, dependent as they are on Trinidad for almost everything
Apr. 19, 2017, 2:44 AM AST Comments
THE government of Trinidad and Tobago has temporarily suspended Value Added Tax (VAT) refunds due to lack of funding, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) senior economist with the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department has said. Finance Minister Colm Imbert, when contacted by phone, mobile text and email
Apr. 19, 2017, 2:7 AM AST Comments
STUART Young insists he will not be a murderer. Before you rush out and help restrain the Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister and Minister of Legal Affairs, let me hasten to point out that he was not referring to a person but to an institution–the State-owned National Gas Co (NGC). I
Apr. 19, 2017, 2:6 AM AST Comments
THE Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce has a new president. Vishnu Charran, director of Charran’s Bookstores took over the reins from former president Richie Sookhai. He was elected on March 31. Charran was previously the Chamber’s vice president. He told Express Business in an
Apr. 19, 2017, 2:3 AM AST Comments
THREE roughnecks, Ansel, Kansel and Pansel were working on a Trinmar rig in the Gulf of Paria when, as they were coming down the ladder, Pansel slipped and fell. He died instantly. After they reached the Trinmar jetty, and as the ambulance was taking the body away, Kansel said, “Well, someon
Apr. 19, 2017, 1:58 AM AST Comments
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley last Wednesday told the House of Representatives in Port of Spain there was still hope for the energy sector and that Trinidad and Tobago could get other energy platforms after energy giant BP decided to build its Angelin platform outside Trinidad.