Sunday, September 25, 2016

Refund Policy

As you sow, so ‘Shal’ you reap*

Sep. 24, 2016, 10:38 PM AST Comments

What hasn’t already been said about Shal Marshall? The Valencia-born entertainer was openly chastised for making the transition from radio announcer to singer a decade ago. Despite consistently producing good music his soca career has been deemed, in some jealous quarters, a fluke.

A ‘Bazodee’ boost*

Sep. 24, 2016, 10:34 PM AST Comments

The local cast and crew involved in the production of the Bazodee movie received high praise for their contributions, even as the film premiered in Trinidad for the second time this past week. Cast and crew members assembled with sponsors, investors and members of the media at the newly opened Gemst


Sep. 24, 2016, 9:11 PM AST Comments

By Leah Sorias—PRESIDENT Anthony Carmona has lashed out at certain members of the media who “engage in armchair journalism” and attack others without having proper evidence.

State’s $2.8m query

Sep. 24, 2016, 9:8 PM AST Comments

By Denyse Renne—GOVERNMENT has asked Auditor General Majeed Ali to state the expenditure item(s) amounting to $2.8 million which caused red flags to be raised regarding spending at the President’s Office.

Kamla: A lot more work to do *

Sep. 24, 2016, 9:0 PM AST Comments

EVEN though this country took a giant step forward 40 years by inaugurating its Republican Constitution and consolidated its independence from Great Britain, we still have a lot more work to do, said Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bisessar.

Imbert hoping for extension on FATCA bill *

Sep. 24, 2016, 8:56 PM AST Comments

By Leah Sorias—GOVERNMENT is hoping that by next week it will get a response from United States authourities on whether Trinidad and Tobago will be granted an extension of the September 30 deadline for local legislation related to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to be in place.

Prayers for higher oil prices, FATCA

Sep. 24, 2016, 8:52 PM AST Comments

By Leah Sorias—IT did not matter if they were from the Muslim faith, Catholic, Anglican, Full Gospel, Hindu, Seventh Day Adventist, Bahai or Orisha.

Pranksters upsetting kidnapped Ria’s family

Sep. 24, 2016, 8:52 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed—THE father of missing hairdresser Ria Sookdeo yesterday made a heartfelt appeal to people to stop prank calling and spreading rumours that have been plaguing their family.

2 wounded in Friday night shootings

Sep. 24, 2016, 8:46 PM AST Comments

TWO men remained in serious condition at hospital last night after they were shot during separate incidents in Tunapuna and Morvant on Friday night.

Plans to drill 22 new wells

Sep. 24, 2016, 8:39 PM AST Comments

By Aleem Khan—AS Government looks at new sources of revenue, plans to assist burgeoning oil province Guyana and commitments from oil companies to drill 22 new exploration wells may breathe fresh hope into the country's 2017 fiscal package to be read on Friday in Parliament.

In the mind of a PM *

Sep. 24, 2016, 7:22 PM AST Comments

By Andy Johnson—AS with at least one observation already made in public, the book has a curious name.