Thursday, September 29, 2016

Refund Policy

NLCB STEPS IN*

Sep. 29, 2016, 12:4 AM AST Comments

The National Lotteries Control Board is the latest to come aboard, as the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association benefits from what is expected to become a flood of sponsorship funding, as the November kick-off to the final round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup approaches. “If you

Hart names CONCACAF squad today

Sep. 29, 2016, 12:0 AM AST Comments

NATIONAL FOOTBALL team coach STEPHEN HART is expected to name his squad today for two upcoming qualifiers for both the 2017 Caribbean Cup finals and the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Trinidad and Tobago will play the Dominican Republic at the Ato Boldon Stadium, before facing Martinique away at Stade Pierre-Al


Naps down Pres in South derby

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:56 PM AST Comments

Naparima College managed to weather the storm in the first half and grab a much-needed 2-0 win against rivals Presentation College in the Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League yesterday afternoon.


Smashers top Punishers*

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:53 PM AST Comments

Valleyline Smashers’ bid to retain their CCN T10 cricket title which began in an unconvincing manner on Tuesday, as they were made to battle to the last ball by Iere Village Punishers before eking out a three-wicket win in their Big-eight clash at the Caldrac Cricket Ground in California.

T&T riders struggle at Caribbean Championships*

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:48 PM AST Comments

A mixture of illness, equipment issues and the heat of Saint Maarten saw Trinidad and Tobago complete the Caribbean MTB (Mountain Bike) XC Championships last Sunday without a medal. Last year's Juvenile Caribbean champion, Peter Sellier, fought valiantly in the Junior Men's category but couldn't rep


London 19th in Delaware 8K

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:45 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Mark London finished 19th in the men’s eight-kilometre race at the Delaware State University (DSU) Farm Run Invite cross-country event, in the United States, last Saturday. The Coppin State University junior completed the course in 29 minutes, 49.8 seconds.


Another Triple Crown for Merlin

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:42 PM AST Comments

MERLIN SAMLALSINGH became the first owner to win the Triple Crown more than once in the 22 years of centralisation when horse racing continued Saturday with a ten-race Republic Day holiday card at Santa Rosa Park, Arima.


Musky odour of bats fills new cave*

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:39 PM AST Comments

We chose a ridge running southwards from the summit of El Cerro del Aripo. The terrain was precipitous to say the least but we observed that fauna had passaged their way here so we too followed suit. The musky odour of bat-filled occupation reached our nostrils.

Tobago employees play part in International Coastal Clean-Up

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:36 PM AST Comments

Staff at blink/bmobile, Tobago Operations, joined the rest of the world and other agencies in positive action towards protecting the environment. Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) Tobago’s staff streamed the coastline of Lambeau Beach for the International Coastal Clean


7 health mistakes pregnant women make*

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:34 PM AST Comments

As of August 25, there have been 624 reported cases of pregnant women in the US with lab evidence of the Zika virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although women have been advised to avoid travel where Zika has been circulating, women who live in those areas or d


Explore a waterfall this weekend

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:31 PM AST Comments

On Sunday Island Hikers explores the Sambasson and La Laja waterfalls. La Laja is a small agriculture settlement situated in the mountains, ten kilometres east of Arima on the Arima-Blanchisseuse Road.


Scotland Bay clean-up nets 1 tonne of garbage

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:26 PM AST Comments

On September 17, a group of 13 participating crews took to Scotland Bay where over 2,200 pounds (one tonne) of garbage left by visitors over time was collected for disposal. The clean-up of Scotland Bay was initiated by the Green Circle (theGC), an entity which promotes environmental sustainabi­lit


SOMEBODY IS LYING*

Sep. 28, 2016, 11:15 PM AST Comments

IT is a case of the President’s word against the Prime Minister’s. In a wide-ranging hour-long address delivered at the President’s office, St Ann’s, President Anthony Carmona yesterday addressed a number of controversial matters which had been attracting public attention. T