Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Scotia after-tax profit moves up to $625m*

Dec. 7, 2016, 11:12 PM AST Comments

SCOTIABANK Trinidad and Tobago Ltd has posted income after taxes of $625 million for its year ended October 31, 2016. This is an increase of $59 million or ten per cent over the prior year for the Scotiabank which is part of the similarly-named Canadian multinational bank.

Matelot The aftermath*

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:55 PM AST Comments

Around 4 a.m. when the worst of the pounding rains and heavy winds had passed, members of the Matelot community descended to the river mouth to watch in disbelief as waters claimed most of the area as far as they could see.

UWI book to tell Tobago’s story

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:54 PM AST Comments

THE University of the West Indies (UWI) is working on a new book that will tell the story of Tobago. The book will be titled Tobago: Its History and Heritage and was proposed by historian and UWI professor Dr Rita Pemberton.

Bonsai: nurturing a tradition

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:51 PM AST Comments

If you are a nature lover, why not pick up bonsai? The word bonsai is derived from the Japanese bon, meaning tray, and sai, meaning planting, and literally means planting miniature trees inside a tray or container.

Fashion meets floral*

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:45 PM AST Comments

Local fashion designer CLD (Charu Lochan Dass) and Amanda Drew of the Flower Bar partnered to host “Le Tapis Rouge” floral and fashion show on November 27 at Drew Manor in Santa Cruz.

Polar sea ice vanishes in record heat

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:42 PM AST Comments

Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising global temperatures, climate scientists say. Against a trend of global warming and a steady retreat of ice at earth’s northern tip, ice floating on t


Dec. 7, 2016, 9:31 PM AST Comments

TOM SAINTFIET was only second choice of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) for the position of new men’s senior national football coach, but he was affordable. And if he fails to get favourable results in his first two World Cup matches against Panama and Mexico in March, 2017

Makes no sense

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:28 PM AST Comments

Former national coaches Alvin Corneal and Everald “Gally” Cummings have rubbished the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) latest head coach selection, calling it “disrespectful” to the entire country and saying the decision just didn’t make sense.

Italian Morace appointed T&T women’s boss*

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:20 PM AST Comments

Italian Carolina Morace has been appointed as head coach of the Women’s Senior National Women team and director of women’s football. The announcements were made yesterday at a TTFA press conference hosted by at the Courtyard Marriott in Port of Spain.

Latapy takes general secretary job

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:19 PM AST Comments

JUSTIN LATAPY has filled the position of general secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association. Yesterday, Latapy was introduced at a Trinidad and Tobago Football Association press conference held at the Courtyard Marriot hotel.

TTCB investigating assault allegations

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:17 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) says it is currently probing allegations of sexual assault against one of its officials. Reports have surfaced of an alleged incident involving an official and a player during a West Indies youth tournament earlier this year.

Pau, Pau!*

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:8 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago international Hughton Hector and Surinamese national striker Dimitrie Apai both scored twice when Directv W Connection beat Ma Pau Stars 4-2 in the Digicel T&T Pro League on Tuesday night at Ato Boldon Stadium.

Carter to splash for a medal

Dec. 7, 2016, 9:5 PM AST Comments

Top Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter was scheduled to splash for precious metal last night when he was expected to dive into action in the Men’s 200m freestyle final at the FINA World Short Course Championships underway in Windsor, Canada.