Friday, November 24, 2017

Imbert blocks $3M NLCB party *

Nov. 23, 2017, 8:46 PM AST Comments

By Ria Taitt—FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert yesterday confirmed that he denied permission to the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) to spend $3 million in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

No-show teachers at Corpus Christi *

Nov. 23, 2017, 8:43 PM AST Comments

Catholic high school, Corpus Christi College, was forced to send home all pupils yesterday after close to 90 per cent of its teachers did not show up for work.



Chef jailed for for Burger King robbery *

Nov. 23, 2017, 8:36 PM AST Comments

A CHEF who robbed patrons, a worker and the security officer at a fast food restaurant at Gulf City Mall was yesterday sentenced to five years in prison on each of the five charges.

Dollar depreciation has merit *

Nov. 23, 2017, 7:6 PM AST Comments

CENTRAL Bank Governor Alvin Hilaire yesterday acknowledged that the arguments for exchange rate adjustments to be used in countries suffering from terms-of-trade shocks do have merit.


"Skippy" shot in both legs

Nov. 23, 2017, 12:32 AM AST Comments

RADIO talk show host and political activist Barrington “Skippy” Thomas was shot in both legs at his Champ Fleurs home on Wednesday night.


Road Rage

Nov. 23, 2017, 12:8 AM AST Comments

A police exercise in the Beetham was said to have triggered Thursday morning protests along the Priority Bus Route (PBR) and the Beetham Highway, during which debris was burned in the roadways and missiles allegedly thrown at motorists in traffic.


Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual misconduct

Nov. 23, 2017, 8:44 AM AST Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to rape.



NLCB pays $2b to gamblers*

Nov. 22, 2017, 9:41 PM AST Comments

IN hard times, people apparently turn to gambling. At a time of economic difficulty, the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) has recorded the highest level of sales and profitability in its history. In fiscal year 2016/2017, the State company recorded $2.96 billion in revenue.