Monday, April 24, 2017

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Water protest causes back-to-school mayhem

Apr. 24, 2017, 10:23 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - An inadequate supply of pipeborne water triggered a fiery protest along Penal Rock Road, Penal, on Monday causing a major traffic back-up on the first day of the new school term.

Crime has no cure, says 104-year-old woman

Apr. 24, 2017, 9:12 AM AST Comments

By Nikita Braxton-Benjamin - A VIDEO clip detailing a day in the life of 104-year-old Lilla Roberts shows her preparing a meal and sweeping the floor. Roberts who is also able to walk without a cane, also have a “very good memory.”


Woman shot in both legs

Apr. 24, 2017, 8:31 AM AST Comments

By Nikita Braxton-Benjamin - A WOMAN was shot in both legs by a man who put a gun through her bedroom window and began firing.


This house must go

Apr. 21, 2017, 1:5 PM AST Comments

By Richard Charan - IN the first half of the last century, Ste Madeleine was important enough to have a town centre with police station, post office, school, churches, shop and railway halt for the labouring class enriching the Colonial rulers.


Eye safety in sports and recreation

Apr. 23, 2017, 11:32 PM AST Comments

Eye injuries at sports and recreation can have serious consequences, even leading to loss of sight and an end to a promising career. Of the many sports and recreation-related eye injuries that occur each year, 90 per cent are preventable through use of appropriate protective eyewear.


Foot care with the elderly in mind

Apr. 23, 2017, 11:28 PM AST Comments

As we age, certain things are neglected. As a matter of fact, neglect of the feet starts long before true aging occurs. Many elderly persons are unable to care for their feet. A number of them have varied foot problems, and with good foot care, their overall health and well-being can improve signifi


SUNIL STARS*

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:14 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Sunil Narine continued to shine with the bat for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), scoring a vital 34 at the top of the innings as the home team, cheered on by a partisan Eden Gardens crowd, completed a stunning 82-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), yesterday.

‘DJ’ withdraws from IPL campaign

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:13 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has pulled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League to focus on fully recovering from a hamstring injury sustained while playing for the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash T20 last year.


Parkites ease past Comets

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:12 PM AST Comments

Defending champions Queen’s Park Cricket Club completed an easy innings and 29-run victory over Alescon Comets yesterday, to stay in the lead after the fifth round of matches in the Premier Division One three-day competition. A century from opening batsman Andy Gobin was not enough for Comets


Sprint relay ‘B’ win*

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:9 PM AST Comments

Dan-Neil Telesford stormed from behind to hand Trinidad and Tobago victory in the men’s 4x100 metres “B” final, at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas, on Saturday night. Though no medals were on offer, the win proved to more valuable than expected. With just five teams finish


Galvanising incompetence

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:7 PM AST Comments

From pitchforks at the Oval to glowing coals on galvanise at Sabina Park, no effort is being spared to chase away the few remaining Caribbean stragglers who are interested in Test cricket. By the way, yes, “galvanise” in standard English is a verb not a noun, but as soon as the presumabl


Barnes pulls 'Solo' stunner

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:5 PM AST Comments

T'SHELLE BARNES produced the upset of the tournament while Reece Marcano and Jace Smith also gained sweet revenge when the Solo Junior Badminton Tournament concluded Saturday at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas.