Saturday, February 10, 2018

A perfect case of poor planning*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:50 PM AST Comments

Most of Trinidad and Tobago’s infrastructure could be considered reasonably adequate for about half the current number of homes and about one quarter of the number of vehicles. How has such an important imbalance come about? The short answer is an almost complete lack of intelligent planning

CDB projects 2% growth for 2018*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:48 PM AST Comments

REGIONAL development bank, Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), has projected that the Caribbean economies will grow by two per cent this year, compared with 0.6 per cent in 2017. The bank’s director of economics Dr Justin Ram said this is mainly driven by a return to growth in T&T and a 2.3 per

1,100 more cops needed*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:43 PM AST Comments

There are over 7,000 police officers in the Police Service, but 1,100 more are needed. That figure was given yesterday by Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations) Deodat Dulalchan at the weekly police news briefing at Police Administration Building, Port of Spain.

OPM reminds public to be safe through texts*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:39 PM AST Comments

TEXT message tips people have been receiving from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) are meant to remind them to be responsible as there is life after Carnival, says Government Minister Ayanna Webster-Roy.

T&T Express removed from service*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:33 PM AST Comments

THE Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has withdrawn the T&T Express from service with immediate effect. The service was withdrawn in the “interest of public safety”, PATT said yesterday.

Calypso Rose Day today*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:29 PM AST Comments

Port of Spain Mayor Joel Martinez has proclaimed today Calypso Rose Day in the capital city, in recognition of the calypso icon’s excellent achievement in culture. Last year was an extraordinary year for Calyp­so Rose. At 78, she has enjoyed a long and celebrated career.

Aaron cops 5th chutney soca crown*

Feb. 7, 2018, 9:22 PM AST Comments

Aaron Duncan left the Junior Chutney Soca stage yesterday like a king. The 14-year-old pupil of St George’s College won his fifth Junior Chutney Soca Monarch title in the secondary schools category of the National Carnival Schools Intellectual Chutney Soca Monarch Competition, at the Grand Sta

Ultimate One Premium All Inclusive 2018

Feb. 7, 2018, 3:22 PM AST Comments

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