Monday, February 20, 2017

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Murdered barman's car found

Feb. 20, 2017, 9:37 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - The discovery of an abandoned car in South Oropouche on Sunday, is how police were able to confirmed the identity of the bullet-riddled body found on the roadside in La Romaine on Friday.

Bones in Tobago that of missing man?

Feb. 20, 2017, 9:29 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - POLICE suspect that the skeletal remains of a male found in the forest in Tobago on Saturday, are that of a young man who went missing two years ago.


Did you witness the police killings? The PCA wants you to say

Feb. 20, 2017, 8:21 AM AST Comments

Carolyn Kissoon - The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) is asking that witnesses step forward and make a formal complaint so that it can investigate the police killings in Laventille and Ste Madeleine and the shooting of a man by police in La Romaine over the weekend.


Vitreous haemorrhage

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:32 PM AST Comments

This is a clear jelly-like substance that makes up about 80 per cent of the volume of the eye. It supports the shape of the globe of the eye whilst letting light through. It is made up mainly of water but with some collagen and hyaluronic acid.

Bank funds cancer treatment*

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:28 PM AST Comments

In recognition of World Cancer Day (February 4), RBC Royal Bank announced that funds from the RBC Caribbean Children’s Cancer Fund will be utilised to purchase a Flow Cytometer, which will be donated to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) at Mt Hope.


Benefits of medical massage

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:24 PM AST Comments

The general concept is that massage therapy is relaxation based. However, medical massage therapy plays a critical role in reha­bilitation of persons with varied problems. Due to its miraculous ability to reduce pain and heal injuries, massage therapy is now being used in the medical field.


Smokers less likely to survive colon cancer

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:23 PM AST Comments

Current smokers diagnosed with colorectal cancer are more likely to die from it than former smokers or people who never tried cigarettes, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined five-year survival odds for 18,166 people diagnosed with colorectal cancer and found current smokers were 14 per cen


D/FORCE RETAIN PRO BOWL TITLE*

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:21 PM AST Comments

DEFENCE FORCE FC brought the curtain down on the 2016/17 Digicel Pro League season on a positive note when they defeated league champions Central FC 5-4 on kicks from the penalty spot to clinch the Digicel Pro Bowl, after the teams battled to a 2-2 stalemate at the Ato Boldon Stadiun, Couva, yesterd

Under-20s open with 1-1 draw against Bermuda

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:18 PM AST Comments

Oneko Lowe scored the equaliser in the 69th minute to give Bermuda a 1-1 draw against Trinidad and Tobago in their 2017 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship Group C opener at the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa, in San Jose, Costa Rica, yesterday.


QPCC claim unlikely win over Merry Boys

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:16 PM AST Comments

Queen’s Park Cricket Club’s Jevon Searles wrecked the Merry Boys second innings as he grabbed four for 29 and laid the foundation for a QPCC six-wicket victory in their National League Premier Division One three-day match at the Queen’s Park Oval, yesterday.


Talent and bewilderment*

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:13 PM AST Comments

Is there anything more confusing from the Regional Super50 than the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force’s poor bowling against the Jamaica Scorpions in the semi-finals? Yep, it’s the use—or should that be misuse—of explosive all-rounder Rovman Powell by the Jamaicans in Saturday


T&T men’s beach footballers kick off CONCACAF campaign

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:12 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Beach Soccer men will be aiming to make a winning start to their CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship campaign when they battle Antigua/Barbuda at the Malcolm Beach Soccer Facility, in Nassau, Bahamas, from 6.30 p.m. today.


SOTT praises Ruiz

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:10 PM AST Comments

Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago (SOTT) has expressed regret at the passing of long-time volunteer, Grace Ruiz, and praised her work with the local chapter. A release from Special Olympics National Director Ferdinand Bibby notes that Grace served the athletes of SOTT for over 30 years before pa