Saturday, October 22, 2016

Refund Policy

New TTUTA head: More sex education in schools

Oct. 22, 2016, 9:32 PM AST Comments

By Gyasi Gonzales—NEWLY elected president of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA), Lynsley Doodhai says he is in support of more sex education being taught in the nation’s schools.

Child sex abuse ‘a significant problem’ *

Oct. 22, 2016, 9:29 PM AST Comments

By Andy Johnson—With child sexual abuse in Trinidad and Tobago said to be pervasive, a study by The University of the West Indies has called for sweeping changes in education, in legislation, in service delivery and in gender and sexual awareness, to combat the ills it produces.

Contractor suing for breach of contract

Oct. 22, 2016, 9:7 PM AST Comments

By Asha Javeed—An objection has been made to two subsidiaries of the Junior Sammy Group of Companies-Junior Sammy Contractors Ltd and Jusamco Pavers Ltd-tendering for the same project on the completion of the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin.

Father of 6 murdered *

Oct. 22, 2016, 9:5 PM AST Comments

A TWENTY-SIX-year-old father of five girls and one boy was shot dead early yesterday morning while he and a friend were liming in the porch of his North Post Road, Diego Martin home in what police said was as a result of the chequered past of the deceased.

Hike in oil price stirs hope *

Oct. 22, 2016, 7:55 PM AST Comments

By Sue-Ann Wayow—IF the average price of oil is maintained for at least three months, there will be a positive effect on overall revenues says Energy Minister Nicole Olivierre.

Record team of 75 going to Cuba fair

Oct. 22, 2016, 7:51 PM AST Comments

By Ria Taitt—A 75-person delegation from Trinidad and Tobago will be going to Cuba to attend the Havana International Fair from October 31 to November 4.

Four-year-old schoolboy falls into oil-polluted river

Oct. 22, 2016, 7:20 PM AST Comments

By Sandhya Santoo—A FOUR-YEAR-OLD schoolboy tumbled into the oil polluted Vance River this week, triggering a protest that led to Energy Minister Nicole Olliviere ordering Petrotrin to clean up the river immediately.