Thursday, October 19, 2017

Refund Policy

Water-quality buoy for Gulf of Paria*

Oct. 18, 2017, 10:27 PM AST Comments

THERE are frequent reports of oil spills and fish kills in the Gulf of Paria as this body of water supports myriad activities such as oil exploration, industries, shipping, fishing and recreation.

At 98, Moruga chief is man on a mission*

Oct. 18, 2017, 10:20 PM AST Comments

Taking some hours of relaxation in camp after a hectic week of celebrations by First Peoples groups around the country, Paul Navarro, Chief of the First Native Peoples of Moruga and surrounding regions of the southlands, outlined his thoughts and plans for educating his community, especially the you


Oct. 18, 2017, 10:14 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago maintained their unbeaten record in the Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF) Indoor Pan American Cup Men’s Tournament yesterday when they squashed Barbados 8-2 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown, Guyana.

U-17 girls face J’ca tomorrow*

Oct. 18, 2017, 10:11 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Under- 17 girls football team might well be in a must-win position when they meet traditionally strong Jamaica tomorrow in a tough Group F clash in the six-team Caribbean final-round qualifier being played in Haiti.

Tax help for athletes*

Oct. 18, 2017, 10:7 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee president Brian Lewis says his organisation will be addressing the tax compliance issue for athletes with workshops, after Minister in the Ministry of Finance Allyson West identified them as part of a group of persons that are not paying the taxes due to the Sta

QPCC and Petrotrin teams clash*

Oct. 18, 2017, 10:3 PM AST Comments

YOUTH will battle experience when the two QPCC (Queen’s Park Cricket Club) and Petrotrin teams clash in the Interclub Squash League tonight.

Sando hold W Connection*

Oct. 18, 2017, 10:1 PM AST Comments

Club Sando and W Connection drew their dress rehearsal for tomorrow’s First Citizens Cup semi-final when they battled to a 1-1 stalemate at the Manny Ramjohn stadium (MRS), Marabella, on Tuesday evening.

CLICO records a sixth profitable year*

Oct. 18, 2017, 9:58 PM AST Comments

Colonial Life Insurance Company (CLICO) declared an after-tax profit of $447.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2016, which is a 50-per cent decline from the $894.3 million the company declared in 2015, according to the insurer’s financial statement on its website.

BHP output up 42%*

Oct. 18, 2017, 9:57 PM AST Comments

One of the country’s top four oil and gas producers, BHP Billiton, yesterday reported a 42-per cent year-to-date (ytd) increase in production in T&T, thanks to new and higher gas output from its Angostura field off the east coast of Trinidad.

Govt’s zig-zag on Kall Co

Oct. 18, 2017, 9:48 PM AST Comments

Public bewilderment over the State’s recent award of a $400 million highway contract to Kall Company Ltd (Kall Co) has now escalated to rank disbelief with the Government’s announcement of legal action against Kall Co and four other private contractors on allegations of bid-rigging,

The ‘MeToo’ phenomenon*

Oct. 18, 2017, 9:45 PM AST Comments

“If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘me too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem,” read the Facebook update. So said, so done.

Trump and Iran*

Oct. 18, 2017, 9:44 PM AST Comments

“One orb to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them.” Five months ago, during Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, he was invited to open the “Global Centre for Combating Extremist Ideology”. (I’m not making that up.)